Mechanical Forging Press

Over a century of experience has given Ajax/CECO/Erie Press the expertise to manufacture the forging industry’s most efficient, accurate, and reliable mechanical forging presses and forging equipment in North America and the world. Our continuous growth and quality management programs represent our commitment to craftsmanship. They ensure constant internal improvement which translates to the best mechanical forging presses for your company’s metal forming operations.

With the combination of AJAX CECO and Erie Press Systems, we are able to provide our customers with the solutions to fit their hot forging, warm forging, and cold forging operations.

Erie Press – Scotch Yoke

From 500 to 12,000-ton mechanical forging presses, our exclusive Erie Press Scotch Yoke drive mechanism delivers superior precision in all forging processes. While our large variety of presses covers nearly every forging need, we can also custom design a mechanical press for your unique operation. For more information on the Erie Press Scotch Yoke download the brochure.

Erie Press Scotch Yoke Brochure

Ajax – MN Series

Our Ajax MN Series presses were developed in 1998 and are rated in mega-Newtons. These presses feature higher stroking rates, wider Pitman, and a stiffer frame to improve process control and precision. They provide closer tolerances and more consistent forgings and simplify maintenance. Adaptation of Programmable Controls and the latest electronic monitoring equipment, combined with first-stage feeders and automatic transfer devices, provide superior production capabilities for forging companies. For more information on the Ajax MN Series download the brochure.

Ajax MN Series Brochure

Ajax Mechanical Press

Ajax/CECO/Erie Press

While our large variety of presses covers nearly every forging operation, we can also custom design a mechanical press. Custom designs can be modified to meet your work requirements with higher torque, variable stroke speed, and longer forging and ejector strokes for your unique operation.

If you already own an old or outdated mechanical forging press, our remanufacturing service can get it operating at peak performance again. While also offering you the opportunity to upgrade and customize the components of your machine.

Whether you require remanufacturing of a mechanical forging press you own or a brand-new mechanical forging press, we will partner with you to develop a solution. You won’t find personal service like ours anywhere else. A project manager dedicated solely to your mechanical forging press will provide you with constant progress reports and be available to answer any questions. Through exceptional communication, we will get to know your company’s unique challenges, enabling us to develop a mechanical forging press that exceeds all your expectations.

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 mechanical forging press manufacturing process and other types of forging applications, we support contact us!

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