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 ...

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