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 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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4/15/20 – A reminder that The C.A. Lawton Co. will be closed for our 2nd shutdown the week of April 26 through May 2, 2020, due to the issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. This is our continued effort to protect our most valued asset – our people. 4/3/20 – A reminder that The C.A.…

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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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Long-time employee, Mike talks about some of the changes he’s seen in his career with The C.A. Lawton Company. He highlights the fact that Lawton continuously improves. Today there is a greater focus on safety and quality, even since he started with the company. Today he says the organization is a well-oiled machine and is…

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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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Lawton ISO QUALITY

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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Raise Quality Bar

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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At The C.A. Lawton Co. (Calco), 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…

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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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