Building a better metalcasting platform: A work in progress

Alex Lawton, CEO, Lawton Standard Last September, I told you about our vision for Lawton Standard – to transform a group of foundry-based companies with complementary capabilities and skillsets into ...

Learn all about a Kaizen

Kaizen is a Japanese expression meaning “change for better” or continuous improvement – whatever you are doing, you can do it better. At The C.A. Lawton Co, we strive for ...

Happy Thanksgiving from the C.A. Lawton Co.

This Thanksgiving and holiday season, we reflect on all the people and things we are thankful for. At The C.A. Lawton Co., we are always thankful for our hard-working and ...

Challenges of large casting design

Large casting design is a high-stakes game: If you win, you’re a hero to your company and the OEM whose products they’re used on. If you lose, you tend to ...

The Lawton Standard Family of Companies says thank you to our Veterans!

The Lawton Standard Co. wants to say thank you to all of the Veterans who sacrificed so much for our country. This day is dedicated to you. #VeteransDay https://youtu.be/thEM_8fwGCg

State of the industry: Challenging but hopeful

Alex Lawton, CEO, Lawton Standard During the last year and a half, we’ve survived many challenges. There’s been a lot going on, from the global pandemic to economic ups and ...

Everything you need to know about a casting

Casting is a complex art and science that dates back several thousand years. So it’s not surprising that it has its own world of specialized terminology that’s quite foreign to ...

Ramming at the C.A. Lawton Co.

From start to finish, explore the steps of ramming a mold at the De Pere site of Lawton. https://youtu.be/O5hzYSxzmVA

Iron facts you probably didn’t know

The C.A. Lawton Co. has been producing large, high-quality iron castings since 1879. Other sites from Lawton Standard also create products from steel, but Lawton sources their castings from iron, ...

Bob Jepson visits Temperform site in Novi, MI

Take a look at Bob Jepson and his interview on visiting and cross-training at our site in Temperform. https://youtu.be/5QQjECr9ElU

National Women in Business Day!

The C.A. Lawton Co. is proud to celebrate and recognize National Women in Business Day to all of our hardworking administration ladies! Here are a few statistics of how women ...

Our Process

Follow each step in our metal casting process at our De Pere location. https://youtu.be/30E2HqSsHZk

Labor Day: A thank you to all of the dedicated workers

On Monday, September 6th, we would like to recognize the workers whose contributions have made our country strong and prosperous. It is important and necessary to celebrate the hard work ...

Optimizing the pattern of a casting

Designing a pattern can be a challenge, especially if you don’t have a well-defined process. At The C.A. Lawton Co., the design review process begins when the customer and the ...

Lawton to host drive-thru job fair

Mark your calendars for August 25th from 10:30 to 1:30 pm! The C.A. Lawton Co. is hosting its first-ever drive-thru job fair! Lawton is inviting community members and nearby individuals ...

Team building with The Lawton Standard Co. family of companies

To build any team, members need to know and understand the capabilities of each member. Anyone who has been on a team, whether a sport, business organization, or even a ...

The C.A. Lawton Co. becomes first green tier participant to receive special new air permit

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that The C.A. Lawton Co. (Lawton) has officially expanded its Green Tier participation with a new Tier 2 contract. The agreement ...

The journey of a Lawton casting

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Toolbox Talks: Lawton’s severe weather and tornado procedures

Toolbox Talks are an effective method of communication for employees at The C.A. Lawton Co.  Each week, a handout is designed and posted by our compliance coordinator, Katherine Jungwirth. This ...

We are family!

As part of an employee survey, Lori Goemans, the human resources manager at The C.A. Lawton Co., asked employees how they would describe its culture. She then plotted the results ...

Happy 4th of July from The C.A. Lawton Co.

https://youtu.be/pUYTGTt1hXg Here at The C.A. Lawton Co., we are very proud to live and work in the USA. We’re blessed beyond belief. We love our homes, our families, and our ...