Streamlining Operations with ACE’s Enhanced Stocking Program 

In today's fast-paced manufacturing world, operational efficiency and equipment uptime are not just goals, but necessities for maintaining a competitive edge and profitability. Any downtime in production can lead to significant financial losses and undermine customer trust.  This is particularly true in industries such as forging and extrusion, where the precision and reliability of heavy machinery play critical roles. Recognizing this, Ajax/CECO/Erie Press (ACE) offers...

From Tradition to Innovation with Ajax/CECO/Erie Press

The Evolutionary Journey of North America's Foremost Forging Equipment Supplier Tradition Meets Innovation At Ajax/CECO/Erie Press, our legacy spans over 145 years, combining the strengths of Ajax, Chambersburg Companies (CECO), and Erie Press Systems into one formidable force in the metal forming and forging industry. Our mission is deeply rooted in our history, yet firmly focused on the future, aiming to provide precision-engineered solutions to support our customers'...

Ajax/CECO/Erie Press at MACH 2024 with Aerospace Cutting Tools

We're delighted to announce a significant showcase at MACH 2024, where Ajax/CECO/Erie Press (ACE), a leader in the field of forging and forming machinery, will be represented by Aerospace Cutting Tools, our esteemed European partner based in the UK. This collaboration underscores our commitment to innovation and excellence, bringing ACE's pioneering solutions closer to a global audience. Set to take place from 15-19 April 2024, at stand 6-662, this exhibition offers a...

Rebuilding vs. Replacing: The ACE Advantage

Preserving Your Investment When it comes to the longevity and performance of industrial machinery, the dilemma between opting for a rebuild or investing in a brand-new replacement for forging equipment is one that many businesses face. The choice between these paths can significantly impact operational efficiency and financial health. Ajax/CECO/Erie Press (ACE), a leader in designing, manufacturing forging, and forming solutions, offers a compelling argument for choosing...

A Legacy of Excellence – Ajax/CECO/Erie Press and the Army-Navy “E” Award

A Legacy of Achievement In the throes of World War II, the United States found itself in dire need of an industrial revolution unlike any seen before. The call to arms was not just for soldiers but for factories, workers, and innovators across the nation. It was a time when the production lines and assembly floors became battlegrounds, integral to the Allied victory. Among the myriad of companies that answered this call was Ajax/CECO/Erie Press (ACE), a company whose...

Case Study: Enhancing Efficiency in Metal Forming Manufacturing

Customer Profile: A premier custom engineering manufacturer specializing in metal forming, our client plays a vital role in supporting global forming technologies. They cater to a diverse array of markets, including automotive, commercial, and industrial sectors. This breadth of expertise underscores their commitment to delivering unparalleled quality and innovation in metal forming solutions. Industry Focus: Automotive Application Overview: Our collaboration...

Easing the Overwhelm Preventive Maintenance Solutions

How ACE's Proactive Maintenance Solutions Address the Challenges of Today's Operations Managers In today's fast-paced industrial environment, the role of operations managers is increasingly critical and challenging, particularly within the forging OEM industry. Extended shifts and understaffed teams are common pain points that lead to overwhelmed personnel. Furthermore, the absence of local OEM support complicates these challenges. The situation is exacerbated when...

Forging Ahead: How Ajax/CECO/Erie Press Champions Lifetime Partnerships in the Industry

Ajax/CECO/Erie Press stands today as a unified force in the metal forming and forging industry, but its roots run deep into a rich history where three separate, exceptional companies laid their foundations. This conglomerate, as a single entity, represents over 145 years of combined expertise and innovation, a testament to the enduring legacies of Ajax, Chambersburg Companies, and Erie Press. Each of these companies, in their time, carved a unique niche and set industry...

Engineering Consultations with Ajax/CECO/Erie Press

Empowering Your Business A Legacy of Innovation and Excellence For over 145 years, Ajax/CECO/Erie Press has been a pillar of strength and innovation in the forging equipment and machinery industry. As North America's largest quality forging equipment supplier, their journey is not just a tale of business success but a testament to enduring quality and reliability. Pioneers in Forging Equipment Historical Roots: The company's inception dates back to the late 19th...

Essential Maintenance Tips for Forging Equipment

Maximize Your Machinery In the realm of metalwork and manufacturing, forging equipment stands as an invaluable asset. The key to ensuring the optimal performance and prolonged life of these machines rests on a pillar of dedicated maintenance. As the old adage goes: "Take care of your tools, and they'll take care of you." But when it comes to the machinery utilized in forging, proper maintenance isn't just good advice—it's imperative. Here at Ajax/CECO/Erie Press, we...