Built to Last: The Commitment Behind Every ACE Machine.

At Ajax/CECO/Erie Press (ACE), we take immense pride in our long-standing tradition of manufacturing forging equipment that stands the test of time.

For over a century, our name has been synonymous with quality, durability, and innovation in the forging industry. Our machines have consistently delivered outstanding performance across generations, making ACE a trusted partner for countless businesses.

As a testament to our commitment to excellence, we still have equipment in use today that was manufactured in the 1930s. This enduring reliability is a cornerstone of our brand and speaks volumes about the craftsmanship and innovation embedded in every machine we produce. From the very beginning, our focus has been on creating robust and reliable machinery that not only meets but exceeds the expectations of our customers.

A Legacy Built to Last

Since our inception, ACE has been at the forefront of the forging industry in North America, and the world, providing robust and reliable solutions for various applications. Our history is rich with milestones that highlight our dedication to excellence. The merger of Ajax Manufacturing Company, Chambersburg Engineering Company (CECO), and Erie Press Systems has united over 300 years of combined experience and expertise, creating a powerhouse in the forging equipment industry.

Our equipment spans a wide range of machine types, including mechanical presses, hydraulic presses, closed die forging presses, forging hammers, and auxiliary equipment. Each machine type is designed with precision and engineered to meet the specific needs of our diverse clientele. Our mechanical presses are known for their high-speed production capabilities, while our hydraulic presses offer exceptional versatility and control. Our closed-die forging presses are celebrated for their durability and efficiency, and our forging hammers deliver unmatched power and reliability.

Over the decades, our equipment has consistently delivered outstanding performance, proving that our machines are built to last. The enduring success of our machines is a testament to our unwavering focus on quality. From the selection of premium materials to the precision engineering that goes into every component, we ensure that each piece of equipment meets the highest standards.

Our commitment to quality begins with the design and manufacturing process, where we utilize state-of-the-art technology and innovative techniques to produce machines that can withstand the rigors of continuous use, even in the most demanding environments. This meticulous attention to detail ensures that our machines not only meet but often exceed the expectations of our customers.

The combination of Ajax, CECO, and Erie Press has enabled us to leverage the strengths of each company, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. Our legacy is built on a foundation of trust and excellence, and we remain dedicated to upholding these values as we continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in the forging industry.

Continuous Improvement and Innovation

At ACE, we believe that the key to our long-term success lies in our ability to innovate and adapt to changing market needs. Our team of engineers and technicians continually work on developing new technologies and improving existing ones to ensure that our equipment remains at the forefront of the industry. This dedication to continuous improvement enables us to offer our customers the most advanced and reliable solutions available.

Membership and Industry Leadership

Our commitment to advancing the forging industry extends beyond our products. ACE is a proud member of the Forging Industry Association (FIA), a testament to our dedication to supporting and contributing to the industry’s growth. Our involvement with the FIA allows us to stay at the cutting edge of industry trends and technological advancements, ensuring that we continue to provide our customers with state-of-the-art solutions.

Hosting the FIA Plant Tour

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting the FIA Plant Tour as part of the upcoming TECH Conference 2024. This event will provide a unique opportunity for industry professionals to see firsthand the innovative processes and technologies that drive our operations. Attendees will have the chance to tour our facilities, meet our team of experts, and gain insights into the future of forging technology.

Join Us on Our Journey

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our extensive range of forging equipment and the services we offer. Whether you are looking for new machinery or need support with existing equipment, our team is here to help. Visit our products page to discover the solutions we provide, or check out our services page for more information on how we can support your operations.

Our legacy of durability and innovation is built on a foundation of trust and excellence. We are committed to continuing this tradition and providing our customers with equipment that not only meets but exceeds their expectations. Join us on our journey and experience the ACE difference for yourself.

For more information on the upcoming FIA Plant Tour and to register for the event, please visit the FIA website.