Erie Press Systems Merges with Ajax-CECO to Become the Largest Forging Equipment Supplier in North America
June 28, 2019

North American manufacturers now have a one-stop, expedited domestic source for forging equipment as a result of the June, 2019 acquisition of Erie Press Systems with Ajax-CECO under parent company Park Ohio (NASDAQ: PKOH). Park Ohio’s acquisition of Erie Press Systems adds hydraulic press and stretch forming equipment to its already impressive selection of mechanical and hammer forging presses offered under the Ajax-CECO brand. By manufacturing and supporting all three brands, Park Ohio effectively becomes the largest forging equipment manufacturer in North America. “By acquiring Erie Press Systems, we can expand our manufacturing capabilities, control costs more effectively and benefit...

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