Nothing can stop Piper!

It has been eight years since Piper broke her C1 and C2 vertebrae and five years since her surgery. We shared her story on our blog four years ago here. Piper is doing better than ever expected. Piper has restrictions in some areas, but she never lets any of this stop her! Although she sometimes…

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Fatal accident confirmed at Lawton foundry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  8/8/22 Contact:  Andrew Mastalir, Sales & Marketing Manager, The C.A. Lawton Co., 920-983-4171, AMastalir@calawton.com The C.A. Lawton Co. confirms today that a fatality resulted from an accident at their foundry operation located at 1900 Enterprise Drive in De Pere, Wis. A 24-year-old worker succumbed to his injuries following the accident on…

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We dig Komatsu: our customer builds a better world

Lawton is proud to work with Komatsu, a multinational corporation that manufactures construction, mining, forestry, and military equipment, as well as diesel engines and industrial equipment like press machines, lasers, and thermoelectric generators. But Komatsu is more than that. Their purpose is to create value through manufacturing and technology innovation to empower a sustainable future…

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Making a Difference: Wisconsin Humane Society

The Lawton Standard family is proud to have so many remarkable people who give back to their communities. This week, we are looking at the Wisconsin Humane Society and our most recent marketing intern, Olivia Rinehart. The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the largest shelter in Wisconsin. They are a private non-profit organization that’s been…

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Giving Back: Lawton employee volunteers to help disabled cats

One of the reasons our employees love being a part of Lawton is that we encourage them to find balance in their lives and to give back. One of our interns, Jordan, is especially passionate about ensuring all animals are treated humanely. She has volunteered with the shelter in the past and still continues to…

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Giving back: One employee’s mission to help children with cancer

Families of Children with Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer in Northeast Wisconsin and Upper Peninsula Michigan. FOCWC receives no federal funding and relies solely on donations from private benefactors, corporate sponsors, community organizations, foundations, and fundraisers. All profits go directly to the affected families…

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EXPERT’S OPINION: Focus on the basics for exponential growth

The C.A. Lawton Co. periodically publishes input from professionals within the foundry industry and outside the casting world. These Expert Opinions may be casting-related, Continuous Improvement (CI / LEAN), Operational Excellence (Op-Ex), or just working through the challenges of today’s business environment. The goal is to present you with differing viewpoints on how our guests…

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EXPERT’S OPINION: Hire part-time and ask, “What DO you have?”

The C.A. Lawton Co. periodically publishes input from professionals within the foundry industry and outside the casting world. These Expert Opinions may be casting-related, Continuous Improvement (CI / LEAN), Operational Excellence (Op-Ex), or just working through the challenges of today’s business environment. The goal is to present you with differing viewpoints on how our guests…

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Merry Christmas 2021!

Tis’ the season for holiday cheer, lists of gifts, and children excited for Santa to fill their stockings with goodies. Stores have isles filled with toys and gifts for children and adults alike. Radio stations are filling our heads with our favorite Christmas songs and getting us excited to reconnect .with family and friends around…

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Lawton hosts De Pere High School

On Tuesday, November 30, The C.A. Lawton Co. hosted the Material Science class from De Pere High School. This class, taught by Ms. Mindi Zielinski, has been learning about metals and their crystal structure – forging, casting, smelting, annealing, and tempering. The students were looking for an opportunity to see the science they studied in…

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Lawton encourages giving

Community and health are so important to The Lawton Standard family of companies. This year, we’d like to encourage you to consider making a donation. Please consider helping the Child Life program at St. Vincent’s Hospital with a donation to help a child battling Cancer. Collection boxes will be placed in the front office of…

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