Cass Precision Machining and Ajax Metal Forming Solutions of Minneapolis, Minnesota will host students from area high schools during National Manufacturing Day on Thursday October 5, 2017. Students who attend Patrick Henry High School, Paladin Career and Technical High School, Fridley High School, and Brooklyn Center High School will be provided with plant tours, technical presentations, and custom manufactured gifts by the companies’ managers and technical staff. “Manufacturing Day is […]
High school graduation should be a time of optimism about the future and congratulations all around. But I heard recently about a mother who was in mourning at her son’s graduation, struggling to restrain tears. She had implored him to enroll in a four-year college, but he had chosen a two-year technical college instead. Now she fears he has lost his chance at the good life. In fact, her son […]
Colleagues from Ajax Metal Forming hosted an exhibit at the Veterans Career Fair on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the DoubleTree By Hilton hotel in Bloomington Minnesota. This career fair, held annually and organized by The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), is the largest career fair dedicated to veterans in Minnesota. Curt Jasper, head of Human Resources at Ajax, has been exhibiting at this event annually along […]
How career-seekers can dream big, avoid student debt, and discover opportunity. Altheha DrePaul’s workday is again packed. “Month end is always so busy,” she said in her soft Caribbean accent. As an International Account Manager who handles multimillion-dollar manufacturing projects, Altheha oversees the production and export of metal formed parts to companies in China, Brazil, Mexico, and other international destinations. She clearly loves her work, because her smile is ever-present. […]
Ajax Metal Forming exhibited at the Upper Midwest Design-2-Part Show, June 7 & 8, 2017 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Ajax team would like to thank all those who visited the Ajax exhibit. D2P is America’s largest design and contract manufacturing trade shows. The Ajax team will be exhibiting at another D2P show this fall. See you at D2P!
Ajax Metal Forming is exhibiting at the Design-2-Part show March 29 and 30, 2017 at the Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Stop by and say hello to Don Wellman and Erick Ajax. The Ajax team will also display at Design-2-Part on June 8 & 9, 2017 at the Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Ajax Metal Forming last month finalized the purchase of a commercial building adjacent to the company’s existing facility. This purchase increases the company’s footprint to more than 70,000 square feet, with the ability to expand to more than 100,000 square feet. “We’re clearly on track to outgrow our existing square footage,” said company co-owner Erick Ajax. Erick said the additional floorspace will initially be used to provide for logistics and […]
The Ajax Metal Forming quality assurance team has continually invested in new scanning technology that enables them to meet and exceed tolerance specs. The FARO ScanArm, a technology that the Ajax QA team has been working with for more than a year, features opticallysuperior blue laser technology with fast scanning speeds to deliver high resolution point cloud data and the ability to seamlessly scan challenging materials. The device is lightweight […]
2017 Issue #1 of the Ajax Metal Forming newsletter is ready to download! This issue includes a feature story about tight tolerance tooling. Plus updates on our 2017 events and a message from Erick Ajax.
Ajax was recently challenged with producing a four-nut backing plate for a refrigeration unit hinge. The company’s solution checks all the tight tolerance boxes. The article gives you a view from the tool designer’s perspective. Includes Video.