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Transformation Calendar: Continuous Improvement

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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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

Transformation Calendar: Continuous Improvement

May 18, 2022

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

Here at The C.A. Lawton Co. (Lawton), we recycle our waste materials in the best way possible, with minimal environmental impact as our goal. So, with Earth Day coming up this weekend, we figured we would share one of the ways we help the planet. We Save Landfill Space Landfill space is precious, and sending…

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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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Toolbox Talks: The hazards of daylight saving time

March 24, 2022

Toolbox Talks are an effective method of communication for employees at The C.A. Lawton Co. Each week, a handout is designed and posted by our compliance coordinator, Katherine Jungwirth. This handout is created to freshen everyone’s memory and remind them of various safety precautions. This week we’re sharing information on daylight saving time. It’s never…

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Toolbox Talks: Forklifts

March 2, 2022

Toolbox Talks are an effective method of communication for employees at The C.A. Lawton Co. Each week, a handout is designed and posted by our compliance coordinator, Katherine Jungwirth. This handout is created to freshen everyone’s memory and remind them of various safety precautions. This week we’ll share some tips from the talk on forklifts.…

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EXPERT’S OPINION: Advice from a long career

February 23, 2022

The C.A. Lawton Co. periodically publishes input from professionals within the foundry industry and outside the casting world. These Expert Opinions may be casting-related, Continuous Improvement (CI / LEAN), Operational Excellence (Op-Ex), or just working through the challenges of today’s business environment. The goal is to present you with differing viewpoints on how our guests…

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