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EJ Ajax At Veterans Career Fair

Members of the EJ Ajax team were present at the 2016 Veterans Career Fair held at the Earle Brown Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 13, 2016.  In attendance were Erick Ajax, co-owner of the company, along with U.S. Military veterans Arthur “Patt” Patterson, Jose Chavarria, and Curt Jasper, who heads up the company’s recruiting efforts. Below is a 1-minute video of the experience:

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Erick Ajax Receives 2016 Skills Champion Award

Erick Ajax, Co-Owner of EJ Ajax and Sons, received the National Skills Coalition 2016 Skills Champion Award for his outstanding work to ensure our country’s policymakers invest, aggressively and effectively, in the skills of America’s workers. Erick has worked with National Skills Coalition as an employer partner for a decade, serving on the original NSC Leadership Council. He is a founding member of Business Leaders United and currently serves on its Executive […]

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Patt Patterson Featured In Military.com

If you’re unsure about the benefits of working in manufacturing, just look at veteran Arthur “Patt” Patterson. Patterson served for well over 10 years in the U.S. Army and eventually found success, as well as upward mobility, in the manufacturing industry. From the time he turned 17, Patterson was involved with the military. Read the article on military.com here.  

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Fall Newsletter

The EJ Ajax fall newsletter is published!  Check out this issue, which features a profile of EJ Ajax Toolroom Lead Patt Patterson, plus our most recent award, event news, equipment news, and a message from Erick Ajax.

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A 360-degree Opportunity

Companies and business leaders like Erick Ajax of EJ Ajax Metal Forming Solutions are helping to close the educational circle and narrow the skills gap by investing in educational programs in the areas where they operate.

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Upskilling At EJ Ajax

The United States Government has granted $450 million in TAACCCT (Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training) grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the country, including colleges in Minnesota.  Metalforming solutions provider EJ Ajax has been an ongoing participant in this program.

EJ Ajax a Model for Fighting Long-Term Unemployment

Tackling the issue of long-term unemployment is currently on the nation’s mind. The White House awarded almost $170 million earlier this week in “Ready to Work Partnership” grants that are designed to prepare long-term unemployed individuals for attaining jobs. Where the Jobs Are, part one of a four-part series by USA Today, illuminates the importance of widening the career pipeline in order to fill the significant and growing demand for […]

Erick Ajax To Speak At Workforce Symposium

Erick Ajax, co-owner of EJ Ajax & Sons, will offer valuable insight and experience on critical workforce issues at the November 18 Symposium on Manufacturing Workforce Solutions in Washington, DC. Join Erick Ajax and fellow presenters Jackie Hogan, General Manager of Human Resources at Toyota, and Lorcán Ó hÓbáin, Senior Program Manager at Skillnets Ltd., along with moderator Jennifer McNelly, President of The Manufacturing Institute, as they go deep on the […]