Ajax Rolled Ring & Machine is a custom manufacturer of seamless rolled rings that are used in a variety of critical industrial components including bearing races, gears, flanges, and valve seat rings for end-use markets such as the bearing industry, power-generation including steam and gas-turbine, wind energy, mining and construction equipment, oil & gas, petrochemical, defense, rail transportation, and a wide variety of general industrial applications.
Ajax's seamless rolled ring capabilities range from 7.5 to 100 inches O.D. (190.5 mm 2540 mm), weighing from 15 to 2,500 pounds (6.8 kg 1134 kg) using carbon, alloy, and stainless grades of steel including certain non-ferrous grades such as copper. Ajax offers added value services including design-engineering of ID/OD contour shapes, heat-treating, and semi or finish machining.
Established in 1980 and located in York, South Carolina near Charlotte, North Carolina, Ajax employs approximately 100 employees operating two Wagner rolling mills within a 140,000 square foot facility situated on 29 acres.
In October, 2014, Ajax was acquired by FOMAS Group (www.fomasgroup.com) a private company in the business of forgings and seamless rolled rings, in any type of steel and non-ferrous alloys for the most demanding and critical sectors. Power Generation, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Gears, Transmission
& Bearings, Construction Equipment, General Industry.
FOMAS Group has 9 production facilities across the globe with 1350 employees.
Read the official announcement here.