How 3D printed sand molds improve your casting experience

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is the process of making usable objects from digital models. By building up successive layers of material, additive manufacturing provides access to capabilities not available ...

Lawton and Temperform sales meeting is a success

On February 12, 2020, key members of Lawton and Temperform teams met at the C.A. Lawton Co. to get better acquainted and plan how to serve their customers best. The ...

Foundry Redesign – Mapping the Future

By TJ Aaron, Foundry Coach During the last week of January 2020, The C.A. Lawton Co. was invited to participate in a Value Stream Mapping (VSM) exercise by its sister ...

The C.A. Lawton Co. is recognized for their donations to Ronald McDonald House Charities

De Pere, WI - The C.A. Lawton Co. in partnership with Komatsu has donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Komatsu encouraged different businesses to help support one of their ...

How LEAN is making a “Foundry Family” possible

By: RJ Hawkins, Engineer Manager Often kids are raised by a single parent. To the best of their abilities, the parent does all he or she can assure their kids ...

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 ...