Tag Archives: Prague

Meet Camden Gulden

August 29, 2018  
FERMAT LUCAS_Camden Gulden

Mr. Camden Gulden, an amiable American who hails from the “Pine Tree State” (Maine), has taken over the role of Key Account Manager for LUCAS, liaising with dealers throughout the US market. A gentleman and a scholar… and an athlete Mr. Gulden effuses a polite, congenial manner buoyed by a… Read more »

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You! From FERMAT’s exciting, fun-filled Prague studio (that doubles as a factory), a new Video on FERMAT’s multifunctional VTL, Turning, Drilling, Milling, and much more.

June 13, 2018  
FERMAT machinery manufacturer of horizontal boirng mills and other machine tools_Vertical turning lathe and milling machining_rated G

At the end of May 2018, FERMAT opened its doors to showcase its new, multifunctional VTL, a vertical turning lathe where its ram’s outfitted with a boring spindle that’s powered by a 64-kW motor cranking out 2,000 Nm of torque, allowing a full range of serious milling and machining. Not… Read more »

Casing the joint; FERMAT goes to the town of Dobris to see the sites and visit Bobcat’s new Innovation and Development Center for an upcoming video

April 17, 2018  
FERMAT Machinery_Bobcat_Dobris chateaux

Last week, members of FERMAT’s video production team called on an important customer in the Central Bohemian town of Dobris, located about 40 km south of Prague.  The customer, Bobcat Doosan, recently purchased a shiny, new FERMAT WFT 13 CNC for its innovation and development center, built alongside Bobcat’s extensive manufacturing… Read more »

LUCAS service technician, Brian Soldat, training in the Czech Republic

April 11, 2018  
Interview with Brian Soldat

After its acquisition in 2015, LUCAS became the US subsidiary of FERMAT.  It represents the company and sells its wide range of machine tool and accessories under the brand LUCAS.  It also manufactures small parts and provides maintenance and customer service. LUCAS supplies all regions in the US from its… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action! Another thriller shot in Lipnik nad Becvou, starring FERMAT’s WFT 11 with two CNC rotary tables!

March 14, 2018  

Last week, FERMAT’s rough-n-ready film crew descended upon the quaint, picturesque town of Lipnik nad Becvou, a beautiful abode of metalwork and manufacturing, nestled below Helfstyn castle and straddling the main rail line from Prague to Ostrava.  This Central Moravian municipality blends centuries of culture and commerce in a friendly,… Read more »

Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer & Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company

September 19, 2017  

Mr. Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer and Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company, joined the firm in the spring of 2017.  His responsibility of growing LUCAS’s dealership network has taken off recently with forging new strategic partnerships, securing a transaction in the Americas for the oil and… Read more »

Rodney Zimmerman, Sales Manager at LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company, on a recent tour of FERMAT’s manufacturing facilities in Prague and Brno with potential customers from the US. His story, in his own words and photos.

July 3, 2017  

As a native Floridian, I grew up with the attitude that air conditioning is an essential element of modern life.  I have carried that sentiment into adulthood, and into the Great Lakes area of the United States where I now live.  I run my air constantly in the house and… Read more »

Prague to Milan, a Weekend Getaway

March 3, 2016  
Flight over the Alps from Prague, Czech Republic, to Milan, Italy, on an ATR 72-500

How many blades does it take to propel an ATR 72-500 aircraft (which has a length of 27.2 meters, a wingspan of 27.1 meters, is carrying a load of 22,500 kg, and flying at a maximum speed of 695 km/h) over the Alps, from Prague to Milan?  FERMAT’s Director of… Read more »

Lucas ventures to Brno but won’t visit Spielberg

January 7, 2016  

Lucas Precision, a FERMAT Group company, has sent two of its newest and most adventurous members of it sales team to the Czech Republic, for two weeks of thorough training.  Vincent Yurak and Rodney Zimmerman, Regional Sales Managers for the U.S. market, are getting a close-up look at FERMAT’s latest… Read more »