Closed Die Forging Press

For manufacturing tools and other parts requiring a die with a pre-formed impression, Ajax/CECO/Erie Press’ closed die forging presses offer the best in quality and efficiency. We manufacture hydraulic and mechanical closed die forging presses in North America to meet the needs your forging operation requires.

With over a century of experience and a commitment to industrial forging continuous growth and quality management, our craftsmanship will exceed all your expectations. Our closed die forging presses are more efficient, more operator friendly, and require less maintenance, saving forging companies time and money.

Additionally, we offer a truly turnkey solution to your manufacturing challenges. With mechanical and hydraulic, single- cylinder and multi-cylinder closed die forging presses, we can build a press that fits perfectly into your company’s operation.

The shorter frames on Ajax/CECO/Erie Press Closed Die Forging Presses stretch less and deliver more energy into the part. The result: precision tolerances closer to near net shape, helping you lower material consumption, reduce waste and machining, and lower total cost per part.

Ajax/CECO/Erie Press’ closed die Forge presses feature forged main and drive shafts, forged main and pinion spur gears, pneumatic clutch, friction brake, and electrical and software controls designed to integrate seamlessly into your manufacturing systems and boost productivity and reliability.

We can perform complete remanufacturing of old machines to save you money or custom design a brand-new machine to whatever specifications you require. Capacities range from 500 to 12,000 tons.

Hydraulic Forging Presses

The innovative hydraulic forging presses at Ajax/CECO/Erie Press will improve your production capabilities and make operation easy and efficient.

Mechanical Forging Presses

A staple of our superior craftsmanship, Ajax/CECO/Erie Press’ mechanical forging presses deliver the precision and reliability you would expect from a company with over a century of experience.

Featuring our exclusive Scotch Yoke drive mechanism and a minimum of rotating parts, Ajax/CECO/Erie Press Closed Die Forging Presses are designed for high-volume, closed-die forging applications. For more than seventy years, our Scotch Yoke presses have been known throughout the industry as the most rugged and reliable forge press available.


We have the capabilities to efficiently train your employees on your custom hydraulic or mechanical forging presses and develop OEM-grade detailed work instructions. We have services to assist your team in developing a detailed preventative maintenance program. Our stocking program will prevent downtime and keep your press up and running. We will always be available should you ever need any assistance, through our remote capabilities.

Reliable and built to last, Ajax/CECO/Erie Press Hydraulic and Mechanical Closed Die Forging Presses can help cut your maintenance costs, keep forging equipment running smoothly and maximize your R.O.I.

We have the capabilities to efficiently train your staff on the new press, as well as provide detailed work instructions. We provide a detailed maintenance guide and offer customer-specific preventative maintenance programs and press repairs. In addition to the PM programs, we also offer a stocking program. We will always be available, through our remote capabilities, if you ever need any assistance. For more information download our complete catalog.


At Ajax/CECO/Erie Press, we don’t just build machines; we build relationships.

For more information about our Closed Die Forging Press Manufacturing process and other types of forging processes we support contact us!

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