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Ajax-CECO provides Stocking Program for Critical and Long Lead Time Spare Parts
July 24, 2019

Forging machines are vital to the production in many companies and are one of the main sources of revenue.  The costs of having an inoperable machine mount by the minute.  What if the part needed is a long lead time item?  Being down for over 14 weeks in some cases is not an option.  Although Ajax-CECO works hard in these emergency situations to try and produce the parts in an expedited manner, sometimes time is not on their side.  It is cases like this that exemplify why the Ajax-CECO Stocking Program is VITAL and LOGICAL for any Forging Machine shop...

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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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