How LEAN is making a “Foundry Family” possible

Often kids are raised by a single parent. To the best of their abilities, the parent does all he or she can to assure their kids don't see the struggles ...

The Training Program at Lawton

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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 ...

Civil War Cannon Remanufactured by Wisconsin Firm

Paulson Brother’s Ordnance of Clear Lake, WI has completed the addition of a 4.5” Civil War era siege rifle to their collection.  This addition completes another page in PBO’s collection ...

Reviewing casting design

One basic principle in reviewing a casting design is Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T). This system defines and communicates engineering tolerances through symbolic language on engineering drawings. It explicitly describes ...

Metals Engineer in Germany uses Lawton to inspire employees to go LEAN

Guest post by: Daniel Ribeiro da Silva, Materials Engineering, Metallurgist and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt As a typical Foundryman, I am passionate about the foundry environment and the metallurgy ...

Oakland Standard Co. announces the formation of a new business platform

Birmingham, MI - Private equity firm, Oakland Standard Company announces a new business platform that combines Temperform and The C.A. Lawton Company. Temperform is a Novi, Michigan-based niche manufacturer of ...
Lawton Culture

We are Lawton

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What is the process for designing a pattern?

At The C.A. Lawton Co., the design review process begins when the customer reviews the required casting shape with our casting engineer. This consists of drawings or models of a ...

The C.A. Lawton Company & Temperform combine to better serve customers

The C.A. Lawton Company (De Pere, WI) has merged with Temperform (Novi, MI) as part of a long-term acquisition and expansion strategy. They are creating a new specialty metals platform ...

The C.A. Lawton Co. is pleased to announce the promotion of RJ Hawkins to the position of Engineering Manager

RJ joined Lawton in 2018 and brings 13 years of experience in the foundry industry in various roles such as engineering, sales, and management.  RJ has a Bachelor of Science ...

Lawton welcomes the third group of Puerto Rican workers

On Monday, December 2nd, our third team of employees from Puerto Rico arrived in De Pere, just in time to experience a beautiful Wisconsin snowfall.  While some had experienced snow ...

What Design Engineers need to know about casting to get it right the first time

We recently sat down with Jeff Taylor, a casting engineer at The C.A. Lawton Co., to learn about common casting design mistakes and how they can be avoided. Lawton: What ...

The magic of Christmas 2019

By Stevie Rombaugh ‘Tis the season of holiday cheer and for several, long Christmas lists. While children make snow angels, go ice skating and watch Santa movies, many adults find ...

Lawton employees volunteer with CP

Employees of the C.A. Lawton company volunteered to help the Green Bay non-profit, CP. Lawton employees parked cars to raise money for CP during a home Packers game. (You can ...

C.A. Lawton Co. Seeks Tier 2 Status in Wisconsin’s Green Tier Program

*The following was originally published here: https://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=4974 DE PERE, Wis. - The C.A. Lawton Co. (Calco) is an applicant for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' Green Tier program as a ...

Give thanks and be thankful

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, it’s the perfect time to step back, slow down and show gratitude for all of the goodness in our lives. All of us have blessings ...

6S: A powerful engine for improvement at Lawton

An organization is like a machine and its departments are like the cogs that make it run. In order to function effectively, it requires proper tools and maintenance. At The ...

Miracle League is a home run for Lawton employees

Miracle League is an organization that gives children ages four to 19 with cognitive or physical disabilities the opportunity to play baseball. Several Lawton employees who have volunteered to help ...

9 industries that rely on castings

Metal casters can develop complex shapes in many sizes using a wide variety of materials with unique properties that serve many different purposes. That’s why metal castings are vital to ...

5 challenges facing Wisconsin manufacturers

This article from the St. Norbert College newsletter highlights five challenges that Wisconsin manufacturers are likely to face in the years ahead. It features the expert opinion of Marc Schaffer, ...