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’ success.

As North America’s premier supplier of forging machinery and parts, we cater to a diverse range of industry needs with equipment that encompasses both traditional techniques and advanced manufacturing processes.

For a deeper understanding of our dedication to innovation and excellence, we invite you to explore our journey on our About Us page. This commitment is what makes us stand apart, ready to support your company’s success in every possible manner.

Pioneering Solutions for Complex Challenges

In our pursuit to address the forging and metal forming industry’s most complex challenges, Ajax/CECO/Erie Press leverages innovation and expertise through our ACE (Ajax/CECO/Erie) program. This program is designed to ensure that from the moment our equipment is installed, it operates at peak efficiency, supported by:

  • Customized Solutions: We collaborate closely with each client to understand their specific needs, allowing us to design and implement solutions that are precisely tailored to their operational requirements. This bespoke approach ensures optimal performance and efficiency.
  • Preventative Maintenance: Our proactive maintenance strategy involves regular inspections and servicing to identify and resolve potential issues before they escalate into significant problems. This foresight minimizes the risk of unexpected downtime, ensuring continuous operation.
  • Efficient Stocking of Parts: We maintain a comprehensive inventory of essential parts, ensuring they are always on hand when needed. This approach significantly reduces the waiting time for replacements, thereby minimizing operational disruptions.

By focusing on these areas, we guarantee that our clients receive the support and resources necessary to maintain seamless operations, reflecting our commitment to their success. This dedication not only underlines our promise of reliability but also reinforces our role as trusted partners in the forging and metal-forming industry.

Redefining Excellence with a Strategic Approach

At Ajax/CECO/Erie Press, our approach to excellence transcends geographical boundaries, blending global sourcing with strategic reshoring to meet our rigorous standards for quality and performance. Our philosophy, the Strategic Excellence Initiative, embodies our commitment to not just local sourcing, but to the best sourcing decisions for our clients and products. This initiative reflects a balanced strategy, where sourcing decisions are made with a keen focus on quality, efficiency, and supply chain resilience.

Understanding the importance of supporting local economies and industries, we are selectively reshoring components where it aligns with our standards for quality and operational excellence. This selective reshoring is part of our broader strategy to optimize our supply chain, ensuring we maintain the flexibility to respond to market demands while upholding the highest standards of quality.

Simultaneously, we’re proud to emphasize our capacity for insourcing, with a significant portion of replacement parts being expertly manufactured in-house at ACE’s state-of-the-art machine shop. This not only allows us to guarantee the quality and reliability of these parts but also enhances our ability to provide rapid turnaround times, ensuring that our clients’ operations run smoothly with minimal downtime.

Our Strategic Excellence Initiative is not just a testament to our commitment to quality and efficiency; it’s a reflection of our dedication to building strong, trust-based relationships with each client. By strategically blending global and local sourcing, and by bolstering our insourcing capabilities, we reinforce our role as a forward-thinking leader in the industry, poised to exceed expectations and foster sustainable success.

For more insights into the reshoring trend and its implications for the industry, visit Reshoring: A Growing Trend in the Global Economy.

Revolutionizing Manufacturing

Our commitment to revolutionizing manufacturing is a testament to our unwavering dedication across every aspect of our work. This dedication is not just about enhancing current technologies but about reimagining what can be achieved in the forging sector.

We are driven by a passion for innovating, and constantly seeking out new methodologies, materials, and processes that can push the industry forward. This relentless pursuit of excellence is what sets us apart and ensures that we continue to deliver groundbreaking solutions that redefine the standards of forging technology.

  • Advanced Forging Technologies: We continuously integrate cutting-edge technologies and innovative processes into our manufacturing, to ensure our equipment operates with unparalleled efficiency and precision. This commitment to innovation allows us to offer solutions that not only meet but exceed industry standards.
  • Industry-Specific Solutions: Recognizing the distinct needs of sectors like automotive and aerospace, we specialize in developing equipment that addresses these unique requirements. From high-strength materials for aerospace components to precision parts for automotive manufacturing, our tailored solutions ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Setting New Standards: Our dedication to excellence motivates us to challenge the status quo constantly. By investing in research and development, we aim to elevate the performance and quality of our equipment, pioneering new techniques and processes that set new benchmarks for the industry.

These strategic focuses underscore our mission to not just participate in the industry but to lead it towards a more innovative and efficient future, constantly exploring new horizons and pioneering advancements that redefine what’s possible in metal forming and forging. This forward-thinking approach ensures we remain at the cutting edge, shaping the future of the industry with each innovation.

Commitment to Customer Success

Our equipment is built to last, a testament to our focus on reliability and durability. Backed by comprehensive support, from engineering assistance to parts availability, we ensure your Ajax/CECO/Erie Press experience enhances your operational efficiency.

We emphasize not just the resilience and reliability of our equipment but also the depth of our support and service to enhance your operational efficiency. Our approach is centered around ensuring that your experience with Ajax/CECO/Erie Press machinery is characterized by superior performance and longevity. This commitment extends to providing comprehensive engineering assistance and maintaining a well-stocked inventory of parts, designed to meet your needs promptly and efficiently.

Furthermore, we’re dedicated to fostering lifetime partnerships with our clients, a testament to our belief in not just selling equipment but in building enduring relationships that contribute to mutual success. For a more detailed exploration of our commitment and the ways we champion lifetime partnerships in the industry, please visit Forging Ahead: How Ajax/CECO/Erie Press Champions Lifetime Partnerships in the Industry.

Conclusion: Forging a Future of Excellence and Partnership

As we look back on our storied history and forward to an exciting future, Ajax/CECO/Erie Press remains steadfast in our commitment to innovation, quality, and customer success. Through pioneering solutions, local excellence, reshoring efforts, and revolutionizing manufacturing, we continue to set new standards in the forging and metal-forming industry.

Our dedication to fostering lifetime partnerships reflects our belief in going beyond mere transactions to build enduring relationships that drive mutual success. As we embrace the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow, we are grateful to our clients and partners for joining us on this journey of continuous improvement and innovation. Together, we are shaping a future where excellence in forging and forming technologies enables industries worldwide to thrive.

For more about our commitment to the industry and our clients, visit our website.