Hennepin Technical College Visit

Erick Ajax, Co-Owner EJ Ajax, along with colleagues Riley Breardsley and Patt Patterson discuss Mfg Day HeavyMetal2014 internships/scholarship opportunities with Hennepin Technical College Students on September 9, 2014.

Both Patt and Riley are current students in the two year degree machine tool program at Hennepin Technical College. Riley is just finishing his last two classes and Patt just started his 2nd year.

All 55 HTC students are watching the EJ Ajax Mfg Day video on the big screen monitor in the machine tool lab.

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A Metalforming Revolution at EJ Ajax

How Servo Presses Will Launch EJ Ajax into the Next Generation of Metalforming Technology


Servo presses shape metal carefully and intelligently instead of using brute force.

EJ Ajax & Sons of Fridley, Minnesota, has finalized the purchase of two new AIDA Gap Frame Servo Presses scheduled for delivery during the 4th quarter of 2014. These new 220-ton presses will deliver many important new benefits to EJ Ajax customers, including:

More speed – servo presses can be programmed for very high velocity operation without compromising results. Plus, a single servo press can perform work that formerly required multiple machines, eliminating time-consuming pauses in the production cycle while work is transferred from one process to the next. The result is more parts in less time. (more…)

EJ Ajax Scholarships Featured on KARE 11 News

The company is offering scholarships to first year students

Metalforming company EJ Ajax was featured in a May 27 news segment on Twin Cities NBC affiliate KARE 11.  The news report focused on how 2-year technical training institutions help companies develop and recruit hard-to-find manufacturing employees.

EJ Ajax was featured in the news segment because the company is offering scholarships to first year students to make sure the company can recruit the most qualified candidates.

EJ Ajax Scholarships Featured on KARE 11 (more…)

EJ Ajax Receives MNSHARP Certification

mn-sharp-certificateThe Minnesota Depatment of Labor and Industry has once again approved EJ Ajax for participation in the Minnesota Safety and Health Achivement Recognition Program (MNSHARP).   This certification extends through March of 2017. (more…)

Customer Profile: G & R Custom Elevator Cabs

A Cab Ride From a Barn to Abu Dhabi

In 1978, business partners Gary Mundis and Ron Hudak began shipping the first of their customized elevator cabs from a barn in Andover, Minnesota.  Although both men are now retired from the company they built, the start-up stories live on. (more…)