Innovative Metal Forming Solutions

Value, smarts and quality. All from an amazing metal forming company that leads the league in continuous improvement.

Company Overview

Ajax Metal Forming Solutions is an ISO 9001:2015 custom manufacturer producing tight-tolerance metal parts for OEMs and their suppliers in the climate control, transportation, architecture, auxiliary power, medical, engineered products, and consumer goods industries. Ajax operates from two locations: Minneapolis, Minnesota, and in Wilson, North Carolina, near the Raleigh metro area.  Location Maps

Ajax Building One in Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN Location.
Ajax Plant in Raleigh, NC
Wilson, NC Location.
Ajax Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN
Ajax Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.

We’ve invested heavily in workforce training, new machinery, production software applications, and floor space. We have the means to produce your most difficult parts quickly, perfectly, and at the lowest possible cost.

For these reasons, many of our customers have been with us for decades. From quick turn prototyping to short-run to long-run, high-efficiency production, Ajax has delivered metal forming excellence and prompt, courteous account management since its founding in 1945.

The company’s diverse ownership group includes legacy family members, current company management, and Heartland Equity Partners.

About Heartland Equity Partners

Heartland Equity Partners is a private investment fund focused on value creation through a process of investment, growth, and long-term retention. The fund invests in successful manufacturing, value-added distribution, and business services companies that demonstrate stability and profitable growth.  Visit Heartland Equity Partners at www.heartland.fund.

An Ajax CNC turret press and fiber laser with gantry and vacuum sheet lifter.

An Ajax CNC turret press and fiber laser. (Click to enlarge)

Professional tool and die experts at Ajax

Prepping a die set for a progressive stamping run.

An AIDA servo forming work cell at Ajax

A servo forming cell set up for deep-draw stamping.

Operating the computer numeric controls (CNC) on a five-axis press brake with a 14-foot bed.

Operating the computer numeric controls (CNC) on a five-axis press brake with a 14-foot bed.

Capabilities and Machinery Overview

Precision Metal Stamping
• Progressive stamping
• Hardware insertion
• Deep draw stamping
• Medium to long run
• Up to 220 tons

Servo Forming
• Accurately forms high-strength steel
• High cycle rate for optimum efficiency
• Complex tooling & cycle processes

Sheet Metal Fabrication
• 5-axis press brake forming
• Bed lengths up to 14 feet & 230 tons
• Turret press punching & forming to 30 tons
• Tooling solutions from Mate & Wilson
• Proprietary extrusion turret tooling

Fiber Optic Laser Cutting
• Multiple networked lasers eliminate bottlenecks
• Cuts aluminum, copper, brass, galvanized, stainless steel, and more
• Cuts up to ¾ inch steel
• Handles sheets up to 60” x 160”

In-house Tooling
• Design, build & maintain complex tooling
• Progressive, high volume or low cost, short run
• Most current engineering design software
• Die-set electronics for protection & inspection
• Complex in-die assembly & tap

Quality Control
• ISO 9001:2015 Registered Company
• Advanced Project Quality Planning (APQP)
• Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
• UniPoint Quality Management
• Laser scan inspection & reporting

Value-added Services
• Kanban supply chain solutions
• Rapid Prototyping
• Finishing, painting & plating
• TIG & MIG Welding
• Assembly & hardware insertion

Ajax strives to be one of the most inclusive, diverse, and collegial members of the metal forming industry.  Visit our Careers web site for more information.

 

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