Remarkable people. Remarkable results.

We make gray and ductile iron castings 500 - 45,000 pounds
We use a no-bake, furan sand system

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Paving the way for Paola

Our internship program The C.A. Lawton Co. prides itself on its dedication to helping individuals grow professionally. One way it does this is by opening up internship opportunities for people to get hands-on experience working in a foundry setting. This summer, the company added an engineering intern to the team named Paola Rivera García. Paola…

Now With 2 Locations To Better Serve You

De Pere, Wisconsin

MINSTER, OHIO

What We Do

Large Iron Casting

On-site. We specialize in large iron casting in the 500lb - 20,000lb range. 

Our Minster, OH location is capable of casting gray and ductile iron up to 45,000lbs.

Pattern Making

On-site. We work with you to create the pattern for your casting.

Patterns ultimately determine the shape and dimensional accuracy of the casting and contribute to iron integrity, which is why this step is so important. 

Machining

On-site. We simplify the casting process by providing castings machined on-site and sourced through our trusted supplier partners.

Why Choose Us?

Single Source Accountability

While many foundries offer a range of abilities, few offer the full array of services on-site. We provide on-site pattern, casting, machining, testing, and assembly capabilities.

The synergy of remarkable people, processes, and all services under one roof, gives our clients all the benefits of single-source accountability.

5 Generations

We are a 5th generation foundry-centered manufacturer and truly integrated supplier. We’ve learned the importance of listening to our client's needs and developing strong relationships built on exceptional communication.

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Remarkable People

We encourage and develop our employees to be involved and empowered, inspiring them to turn plans into action. From engineers and manufacturing specialists to accounts payable and customer advocates. Our people are remarkable

Are you remarkable? We're hiring.

Our Commitment To Quality

We are continually raising our standards

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Recent Blogs

Paving the way for Paola

September 22, 2023

Our internship program The C.A. Lawton Co. prides itself on its dedication to helping individuals grow professionally. One way it does this is by opening up internship opportunities for people to get hands-on experience working in a foundry setting. This summer, the company added an engineering intern to the team named Paola Rivera García. Paola…

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Upcoming event hosted by Families of Children with Cancer

August 11, 2023

Who is the organization? Families with Children with Cancer, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization that supports families who have a child with cancer in Wisconsin and Michigan. They were formed in the 1970s, making them almost 50 years old. It was formed by a doctor and a few family members, parents who thought we…

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Engineering at The C.A. Lawton Co.

August 9, 2023

A successful casting is the result of a close collaboration between the OEM design engineer and the foundry. Our cross-functional engineering and production team meets with the customer to discuss the part’s application, critical dimensions, and performance characteristics. The goal of this deep technical dialogue is to reduce the manufacturing cost of the casting, improve…

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ISO 9001:2015 Certification: What is it and why is it important?

July 12, 2023

What is it? ISO stands for the International Organization for Standardization and is a group of committees that set national standards for a wide range of industries. In this blog, we will be focusing on the 9001:2015 certification. This certification sets the requirements for quality management systems. Any organization regardless of size or types of…

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What is a good catch?

June 7, 2023

What is it? Foundry experts explain that a good catch program is a proactive way of increasing safety awareness at a plant. It allows everyone to be engaged and be more safety conscious at all times.  The result of a good catch is to point out any safety concerns that can be addressed quickly and…

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The power of being there: Taylor’s story

May 12, 2023

Cancer and quarantine Taylor Collard, daughter of our Accounting Specialist Robb Collard, is an inspiration to many. Back in August 2018, Taylor was enjoying the last weeks of summer before school started again. She woke up one morning feeling sick and joked with her family that she was so pale that she “looked like a…

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Where does Iron come from?

March 21, 2023

There’s no doubt that iron is crucial to the process of metal casting. Iron is known for it’s strength and flexibility, making it one of the most common materials used when creating castings. Iron can almost be taken for granted by foundry folks, but have you ever thought about where iron comes from and where…

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Scott Arnold Memorial

March 17, 2023

The Scott Arnold Memorial celebrated its 10th annual outing this past September. Scott Arnold is the late father of Emily Burnside, who is a customer representative at our Minster, OH facility. Scott passed away in 2012 from lung cancer. Emily and her family have spent the last 10 years remembering Scott with an annual golf outing. All…

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