Sheet Metal Fabrication

Ajax has the machinery, experience, workforce, and know-how to fabricate world-class parts from virtually any material.

Sheet Metal Fabrication Overview

Ajax Metal Forming Solutions is an award-winning manufacturer producing fabricated metal parts for OEMs and their suppliers in the climate control, transportation, architecture, power generation, medical, engineered products, and consumer goods industries. Our services include fiber laser cutting, press brake forming, CNC turret punching, welding, finishing, assembly, and other metal forming services from our locations in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Wilson, North Carolina, and Tucson, Arizona (Q3, 2024).

Location Maps

Ajax Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN Plant
Ajax Plant in Raleigh, NC
Wilson, NC Plant
Ajax Tucson Plant 1080
Tucson, AZ Plant

We’ve invested heavily in workforce training, new machinery, production software applications, and floor space. We have the means to fabricate 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. Ajax has delivered metal forming excellence and prompt, courteous account management since its founding in 1945.  Read up on our company history.

The company’s diverse ownership group includes legacy family members, current company management, and Heartland Equity Partners, a private investment fund focused on value creation through a process of investment, growth, and long-term retention.  Visit Heartland Equity Partners at

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)

Yaskawa robotic welder with end effector and fixture inside safety enclosure.

A robotic welder at Ajax. (Click to enlarge)

A stack of custom fin plates formed from very thin copper.

Fin plates formed from very thin copper. (Click to enlarge)

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. (Click to enlarge)

Fabrication Capabilities

Sheet Metal Fabrication
• 5-axis press brake forming
• Bed lengths up to 14 feet & 230 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”

CNC Turret Press Punching
• Turret press punching and forming to 30 tons
• One-hit extrusion specialists
• No-burr extrusions

MIG, TIG welding
Spot welding
Robotic welding

Quality Control
• 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
• Assembly & kitting


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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