Remarkable People. Remarkable Results.

Since 1879

Latest Blog

Iron facts you probably didn’t know

The C.A. Lawton Co. has been producing large, high-quality iron castings since 1879. Other sites from Lawton Standard also create products from steel, but Lawton sources their castings from iron, which has more interesting components to it than one would think. Enjoy these fast facts you probably didn’t know about iron. Iron is the second…

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.

Meet the rest of the Lawton family.

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

ISO Logo

Learn More

Afs Logo
ASME Logo

Learn More

GMP Logo

Learn More

GreenTier Logo

Learn More

Join Our eNewsletter

Monthly, game changing trends and analysis to your email.

Recent Blogs

Iron facts you probably didn’t know

October 6, 2021

The C.A. Lawton Co. has been producing large, high-quality iron castings since 1879. Other sites from Lawton Standard also create products from steel, but Lawton sources their castings from iron, which has more interesting components to it than one would think. Enjoy these fast facts you probably didn’t know about iron. Iron is the second…

Read More

Bob Jepson visits Temperform site in Novi, MI

September 29, 2021

Take a look at Bob Jepson and his interview on visiting and cross-training at our site in Temperform.

Read More

National Women in Business Day!

September 22, 2021

The C.A. Lawton Co. is proud to celebrate and recognize National Women in Business Day to all of our hardworking administration ladies! Here are a few statistics of how women are and will continue to be, driving forces in the business world. More than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 9 million…

Read More

Our Process

September 15, 2021

Follow each step in our metal casting process at our De Pere location.

Read More

Labor Day: A thank you to all of the dedicated workers

September 3, 2021

On Monday, September 6th, we would like to recognize the workers whose contributions have made our country strong and prosperous. It is important and necessary to celebrate the hard work that established this country.  The C.A. Lawton Co. appreciates the loyalty and dedication that all of our hard-working foundry and administration workers display each day.…

Read More

Optimizing the pattern of a casting

August 25, 2021

Designing a pattern can be a challenge, especially if you don’t have a well-defined process. At The C.A. Lawton Co., the design review process begins when the customer and the foundry’s casting engineer review the required casting shape. It consists of drawings or models of a casting-friendly pattern and one or more core boxes. Technical…

Read More

Lawton to host drive-thru job fair

August 18, 2021

Mark your calendars for August 25th from 10:30 to 1:30 pm! The C.A. Lawton Co. is hosting its first-ever drive-thru job fair! Lawton is inviting community members and nearby individuals to take a tour of the foundry and experience new career opportunities. All guests are recommended to bring a resume, close-toed shoes, and long pants.…

Read More

Team building with The Lawton Standard Co. family of companies

August 11, 2021

To build any team, members need to know and understand the capabilities of each member. Anyone who has been on a team, whether a sport, business organization, or even a volunteer group, understands that everyone has different strengths and skills to bring to the effort.  The Lawton Standard Co. recognized that to join four distinctly…

Read More