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FERMAT’s new Palletization System, now out on Video!

May 2, 2018  
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Straight out of FERMAT’s super-secret skunkworks buried deep in the heart of Moravia comes this innovative palletization system that speeds up production and eliminates down-time. Manufacturing runs at a fast clip as you mill and machine with fury on the pallet inside the protective covering, while another workpiece is set… Read more »

Decked out in dazzling blue, a new WFT 15 R finds a good home in one of the most populous and richest regions in Italy, Lombardy, despite the fact they tried to kill Charles IV.

April 4, 2018  
Sorte Luigi_WFT 15 R

Here at FERMAT, we’ll let bygones be bygones.  Especially when it comes to Medieval intrigue and warfare.  However, our bookworm historians on the factory floor might raise an eyebrow that we’re shipping our machines to the fair lands south of the Alps, the wealthy industrial, commercial, and cultural lands young… Read more »

New Video is out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: WFT 11 with 2 Rotary Tables

March 21, 2018  
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This fancy, handsome and well-built WFT 11, a smaller version of FERMAT’s WFT 13, sports a spindle diameter of 110 mm and a spindle travel of 730 mm, has an X axis of 2 meters, Y axis of 2 meters, and Z axis of 1.25 meters.  For quick and smooth… Read more »

FERMAT’s Seat at the Oil-Rich Feast of the Middle East

February 28, 2018  
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FERMAT recently installed two of its most popular table-type horizontal boring mills, WFT 13 CNC, in Doha, Qatar.  FERMAT’s customer, ITAG International Qatar, is part-and-parcel of The Arabian International Petroleum Corporation (AIPC) which bought ITAG Celle in 2001.  ITAG Celle was founded in 1912 by Hermann von Rautenkranz, and it… Read more »

“Here’s looking at you, kid.”

February 22, 2018  
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That famous line of Humphrey Bogart to Ingrid Bergman in the 1942 movie classic, Casablanca.  Rumor has it that it was either written-in last minute or ad-libbed, based on Bogart teaching Bergman how to play poker on set, in between takes.  No matter the inspiration, it has become an unforgettable… Read more »

Lucky number 6. Nordmark picks up its sixth WRF 160 Heavy at a pre-acceptance in Brno

February 15, 2018  
WRF 160 Heavy at preacceptance in Brno with view of another column in the works

Recently, Nordmark swung by FERMAT’s manufacturing facilities in Brno, Czech Republic, for pre-acceptance of its 6th WRF 160 Heavy.  Like all of FERMAT’s gigantic WRF 160 Heavy floor-type horizontal boring mills, its headstock is built between two columns for maximum stability.  The powerful headstock, which has a spindle extension of… Read more »

Introducing FERMAT’s WFT 15 R with an innovative, rack-and-pinion table travel along X axis

January 16, 2018  
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Ever-ready to tackle problems head on, FERMAT has built a special table-type horizontal boring mill with an X axis 7.7 meters long for a customer in Slovenia.  It’s FERMAT’s hard-hitting table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 15 R CNC, which boasts a spindle diameter of 150 mm, spindle extension of 730… Read more »

The Easy Life; Another Working Vacation in France

November 30, 2017  
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Last week, Zdena Hoblova, FERMAT’s sales manager for France, visited many customers across the country, in picturesque corners and jazz-driven towns, but the place which captivated her the most was the sensational city of Lyon. Ms. Hoblova, who picks her countries for travel, and length of stay, based on two… Read more »

一口吃不成胖子 (Yì kǒu chī bù chénɡ pànɡzi)

November 9, 2017  
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Our thoughts, exactly. So, you don’t get fat in one meal?  Great news; however, it also means you have to keep at it… that is if you want to get fat—and that’s precisely what we want to do here at FERMAT.  Get fat on China. With that in mind, recently… Read more »

On the move, FERMAT’s sales team cruises through European cultural hubs and industrial zones

November 1, 2017  
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Last week, members of FERMAT’s adventurous sales team split ways, flying north and south to visit manufacturing hubs in the Baltics and Mediterranean. Ms. Alena Jecmikova, FERMAT’s sales manager for Italy, and Mr. Jan Ferenc, FERMAT’s director of sales, took an early-morning flight to Milan and spent the day travelling… Read more »