Remarkable People. Remarkable Results.

Since 1879

What We Do

Large Iron Casting

On-site. We specialize in large iron casting in the 500 lb - 20,000 lb range, for 5 generations. 

Pattern Making

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


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 clients’ needs and developing strong relationships built on exceptional communication.

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.

Our Commitment To Quality

We are continually raising our standards

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Leadership Team

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Recent Blogs

Lawton locations grow together

October 28, 2020

The C.A. Lawton Co. is dedicated to integrating the newly acquired Minster, OH foundry.  Employees from both locations have been working meticulously to create a cohesive and seamless process from start to finish. A LEAN Team LEAN Consultant, Cathlin Stuntz, goes into depth about the new projects happening in Minster. “The focus was to integrate…

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Lawton to be featured at Employee Retention Summit for Manufacturers

October 23, 2020

The C.A. Lawton Co. has been invited to share their success stories of retaining employees in a manufacturing environment November 9-11, 2020 during an exciting virtual event. Dana Syndergaard will present: LEANing into Engagement Andrew Mastalir will present: LEANing into Employee Retention About the Summit The Employee Retention Summit for Manufacturers is for you. In…

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Labor Day: American workers keep this country moving forward

September 7, 2020

One of the things that makes America truly great is our workers. Tireless, dedicated and reliable, they are the backbone of this country. On September 7th, Labor Day, Lawton 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…

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With our foundries combined… Integrating Midwest Manufacturing & Logistics with The C.A. Lawton Co.

August 21, 2020

We interviewed Tim Horner, Operations Manager at The C.A. Lawton Co.’s new Minster, Ohio location in August 2020. In July, the private equity firm, Oakland Standard Company, expanded their iron foundries, by acquiring Midwest Manufacturing & Logistics. This foundry now operates under Oakland Standard’s specialty metals platform as a second location of The C.A. Lawton…

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Midwest Manufacturing & Logistics joins The C.A. Lawton Co. family

July 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  7/2/2020 Midwest Manufacturing & Logistics joins The C.A. Lawton Co. family The C.A. Lawton Co. welcomes Minster, OH facility as second iron foundry location Birmingham, MI – Private equity firm, Oakland Standard Company, is proud to announce the expansion of their iron foundries. Midwest Manufacturing & Logistics, an iron foundry located…

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The C.A. Lawton Co. receives Outstanding Organization Award from the American Foundry Society.

June 26, 2020

De Pere, WI – The C.A. Lawton Co. is proud to announce they have been selected to receive the 2020 Outstanding Organization Award from the American Foundry Society.  This award is chosen by the Marketing Division of the American Foundry Society Management Council.  The C.A Lawton Company is being recognized for their energetic and effective…

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Lawton’s All Employee Training 2020

June 5, 2020

The C.A. Lawton Co. held its annual training day on Friday, March 6, 2020.  This training day is an opportunity for the company to update all employees on required safety and environmental issues as well as provide other specialized instruction. The training day is a focused, full day event.  Each employee was scheduled to participate…

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2020 Business Week award top honors to Pokorny, Vanderhoef, Foth, and C.A. Lawton

June 3, 2020

Read the announcement from UWGB: 2020 Business Week award top honors to Pokorny, Vanderhoef, Foth and C.A. Lawton Each year the Cofrin School of Business and UW-Green Bay Career Services organizes a series of events over the course of a number of weeks that culminates with the annual Business Week Keynote and Networking Dinner. Unfortunately,…

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