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We dig Komatsu: our customer builds a better world

Lawton is proud to work with Komatsu, a multinational corporation that manufactures construction, mining, forestry, and military equipment, as well as diesel engines and industrial equipment like press machines, lasers, and thermoelectric generators. But Komatsu is more than that. Their purpose is to create value through manufacturing and technology innovation to empower a sustainable future…

Now With 2 Locations To Better Serve You

De Pere, Wisconsin

MINSTER, OH

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. Patterns ultimately determine the shape and dimensional accuracy of the casting and contribute to iron integrity.

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 complete on-site pattern, casting, machining, testing, and assembly capabilities. The synergy of remarkable people, processes, and all services under one roof, give 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

We dig Komatsu: our customer builds a better world

June 22, 2022

Lawton is proud to work with Komatsu, a multinational corporation that manufactures construction, mining, forestry, and military equipment, as well as diesel engines and industrial equipment like press machines, lasers, and thermoelectric generators. But Komatsu is more than that. Their purpose is to create value through manufacturing and technology innovation to empower a sustainable future…

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How Lawton is responding to labor shortages

June 8, 2022

Job openings unexpectedly crept higher in December 2021, as the recovery from the omicron variant sent a wave of COVID-19 infections nationwide. We at The C.A. Lawton Co. have been directly affected by this mass wave of unemployment and wanted to do some deeper digging on how it impacted us and our sister locations. The…

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May 27, 2022

The Lawton Standard family is proud to have so many remarkable people who give back to their communities. This week, we are looking at the Wisconsin Humane Society and our most recent marketing intern, Olivia Rinehart. The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the largest shelter in Wisconsin. They are a private non-profit organization that’s been…

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Transformation Calendar: Continuous Improvement

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The C.A. Lawton Co. strives to improve continuously. Today we examined the Transformation Calendar with industrial engineer Tricia Berg. What is a Transformation Calendar? Lawton’s Transformation Calendar is a visual listing of all activities sponsored by the company to improve the company’s safety, performance, and productivity. It covers every company area from quotation through the…

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How Lawton is staying sustainable for Earth Day!

April 20, 2022

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Giving Back: Lawton employee volunteers to help disabled cats

April 15, 2022

One of the reasons our employees love being a part of Lawton is that we encourage them to find balance in their lives and to give back. One of our interns, Jordan, is especially passionate about ensuring all animals are treated humanely. She has volunteered with the shelter in the past and still continues to…

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Meet Our Pattern Shop: A tour with Tim Wenninger

April 13, 2022

The C.A. Lawton Co. strives for high-quality castings and with that, pattern shops are a necessity to reach those standards. This week we’re touring The C.A. Lawton Co. De Pere pattern shop with supervisor, Tim Wenninger. Review the Casting Shape The design review process begins with the customer and the foundry’s casting engineers. Together they…

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Giving back: One employee’s mission to help children with cancer

March 25, 2022

Families of Children with Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer in Northeast Wisconsin and Upper Peninsula Michigan. FOCWC receives no federal funding and relies solely on donations from private benefactors, corporate sponsors, community organizations, foundations, and fundraisers. All profits go directly to the affected families…

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