COVID-19 Updates

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4/1/20 – Today, our employees are at risk due to COVID-19. As I discussed in our letter last week, we are choosing to do a 1-week soft shutdown (melt deck only) this week and a 1-week full shut down next week (4/6/20-4/10/20). This is to promote the health of our employees and maybe prevent or…

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COVID-19 Updates

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3/24/20 – Today, the Governor of the State of Wisconsin issued a “Safer at Home” order which enacts restrictions to our state. The C.A. Lawton Co. has chosen to enact a limited shutdown in response to the pandemic. These actions are aimed at protecting the health of our vital workforce by lessening the curve of…

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COVID-19 Update

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We wanted to let our clients and supporters know that we are here! We are taking precautions but plan to continue operating unless it is no longer safe to do so. Lawton is monitoring the situation daily. We are currently limiting outside access to our facilities in order to protect the health of all persons. If…

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Lawton looks good in green

At The C.A. Lawton Co., we take green seriously – so much so that we integrate it into our strategic and economic objectives. When we plan for the future, we use an environmental management system, which enables us to measure the estimated ecological impact of our actions. We seek to reduce waste, re-use or recycle…

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Lawton demonstrates safety commitment with company-wide event

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Many manufacturing firms pay lip service to safety. Tool box talks, posters and periodic training sessions seem to be boring and disconnected from employees’ day-to-day work. Safety training becomes a check-the-box activity for management and employees, not something either group feels passionate about. In contrast, at C.A. Lawton, we take safety very seriously. It’s an…

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ISO 9001:2015: The never-ending quality journey at C.A. Lawton

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When you make a commitment to LEAN and organizational excellence, your work is never “done.” To satisfy customer needs, the C.A. Lawton team must continually improve our processes. That’s why we decided to transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 in 2017. We achieved compliance on February 5, 2018. What does this mean? Why is…

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Lawton raises the quality bar high with ISO 9001:2015

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In most industries, quality has never mattered more. Our customers are raising the bar on specifications and quality expectations. To satisfy their needs, we must continually improve our processes. This requires a culture change where all workers expect that our methods and processes can always be better. Here are some of the changes we’ve made…

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The Lawton Difference: A Culture of Flexibility and Urgency

At The C.A. Lawton Co., we take pride in what sets us apart from other foundries and manufacturing companies. This includes our culture of flexibility and urgency, integrated offerings, dedicated customer advocates, and our focus on quality and on-time delivery. Through this series of blog posts, we have provided details that further reveal the “Lawton…

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ISO Certification

The C.A. Lawton Co. Prepares for Post Certification Audit – International ISO 9001:2008 certification confirms company’s commitment to quality management Media Release June 20, 2011 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Patrick Kotowski Director of Business Development (920) 983-4091 pkotowski@calawton.com De Pere, WI – After having formally earned ISO 9001:2008 certification in December, The C.A. Lawton…

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