FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  7/2/2020 Contact:  Andy Mastalir, Sales and Customer Service Manager, 920.983.4171, amastalir@calawton.com 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…

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As we celebrate the 4th of July and our 244th birthday as a country, it is important to remember those who made sacrifices for us. Especially during these hard and difficult times, we are thankful for the people who selflessly put others first.  At The C.A. Lawton Co., we are very proud to live and…

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To effectively perform a task, all items required for that task need to be assembled.  If the collection of these items is put off until the task has already started, many wastes may be realized before the task can be completed. Kitting and staging of items required to complete a task is an effective activity…

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Continuous Improvement is, by definition, a never-ending process.  At The C.A. Lawton Co., as with all CI organizations, the mindset of this philosophy becomes part of the culture.  Every team member is trained and prepared to participate in improvement events.  The week of May 18-22, 2020, the Lawton team embarked on a very ambitious kaizen…

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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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Lawton has been very versatile and sensitive to the changes happening in the world around them.  They are doing it currently as they have in the past, such as designing and manufacturing products for World War II. When the United States entered World War II in 1941, Lawton, like most other companies at this time,…

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In the past few years, The C.A. Lawton Co. has placed a great deal of importance on its Lean journey. Over summer 2018, Lawton took the next step by implementing the use of MDI boards. MDI stands for Managing for Daily Improvement. Lawton’s goal is continuous improvement, and a great way to reach that goal,…

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By: Stevie Rombaugh, Customer Service Rep Lawton takes pride in the true craftsmanship that their Pattern Shop holds.  Quality tooling is the essential starting point to obtaining a quality casting.  The patterns produced by the Lawton pattern shop follow strict manufacturing guidelines to ensure the highest quality castings will result from their use. Often times,…

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Lawton has instituted new safety precautions and changes to minimize social contact amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Social distance is being practiced by the employees who have to be in the building.  Everyone who enters is required to wear respirators and masks.  During meetings of on-site personnel, respirators and social distancing are practiced. Visitors need appointments…

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