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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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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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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At The C.A. Lawton Co., we are proud of our reputation; a reputation for quality, on-time iron casting solutions alongside high-touch customer service. How does Lawton make the difficult task of procuring castings easier for buyers? We accomplish this through integrated offerings, dedicated customer advocates, a culture of flexibility and urgency, and a focus on quality and on-time…

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Through all the past struggles Lawton has faced, it is important to look back on everything they have overcome.  From the Great Depression or even the Recession of 2008, Lawton continues to persevere through hard times. In 1886, Jones Bank ran into financial difficulty, and as a result, closed its doors. This caused a great…

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At the C.A. Lawton Co., our team of customer advocates receives similar questions about our capabilities, metrics, and processes from current and prospective clients. To serve as an educational resource for readers, we’d like to answer some of these common questions in today’s post: Castings What kind of castings does Lawton produce? Lawton pours gray…

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By: Sarah Sprout, marketing intern. “What are these blue papers all over the walls?” was my initial thought when I walked through the entrance of C.A. Lawton.  As I continued through the building, there were more walls covered with these small papers.  I had never seen anything like this in other offices and buildings I…

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At The C.A. Lawton Co., we are proud of the reputation our foundry has built over the last two centuries: a reputation for quality, on-time iron casting solutions, and high-quality customer service. We won’t sacrifice quality, even in these challenging times. Here’s how we do it. Quality: The C.A. Lawton Co. strives to provide its…

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At The C.A. Lawton Co., we take pride in our culture of flexibility and urgency, integrated offerings, dedicated customer advocates, and our focus on quality and on-time delivery. In this post, we’d like to highlight our culture of urgency. Knowing that our customers’ needs can change daily, we look to respond with urgency and flexibility…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  4/1/2020 Contact:  Andy Mastalir, Sales and Customer Service Manager, 920.983.4171, amastalir@calawton.com Damascus Steel Casting Company joins Temperform and The C.A. Lawton Co. New Brighton, PA – Private equity firm, Oakland Standard Company, announces the expansion of the specialty metals platform.  Damascus Steel Casting Company joins Temperform and The C.A. Lawton Co.…

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Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is the process of making usable objects from digital models. By building up successive layers of material, additive manufacturing provides access to capabilities not available with traditional manufacturing processes. Not only can additive manufacturing technology build objects using materials such as plastics and metals, but advances have proved successful in…

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