Posts Tagged ‘casting’
How does having multiple facilities help us cast more ductile iron?
At The C.A. Lawton Co., we recognize that the need for ductile iron is growing. In a recent interview, president Barry Adamski, explains how having multiple facilities helps Lawton Standard cast more ductile iron than before. Barry explains how the foundries learn from each other, experiment, and benefit from the flexibility remote engineers afford.Read More
Making a Difference: Wisconsin Humane Society
The Lawton Standard family is proud to have so many remarkable people who give back to their communities. This week, we are looking at the Wisconsin Humane Society and our most recent marketing intern, Olivia Rinehart. The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the largest shelter in Wisconsin. They are a private non-profit organization that’s been…Read More
Meet Our Pattern Shop: A tour with Tim Wenninger
The C.A. Lawton Co. strives for high-quality castings and with that, pattern shops are a necessity to reach those standards. This week we’re touring The C.A. Lawton Co. De Pere pattern shop with supervisor, Tim Wenninger. Review the Casting Shape The design review process begins with the customer and the foundry’s casting engineers. Together they…Read More
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 continuous improvement every single day. Breaking apart and putting together The first part of the word, kai, means “to break apart,” and zen means “to…Read More
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 caring employees that make Lawton the family it is today. We appreciate all members of our team, their safety, and their contributions to the continuous…Read More
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.Read More
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, which has more interesting components to it than one would think. Enjoy these fast facts you probably didn’t know about iron. Iron is the second…Read More
Follow each step in our metal casting process at our De Pere location.Read More
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 to take a tour of the foundry and experience new career opportunities. All guests are recommended to bring a resume, close-toed shoes, and long pants.…Read More
The journey of a Lawton casting
Toolbox Talks: Recycling in Brown County
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 handout is specifically created to freshen everyone’s memory and remind them of specific safety precautions. This Toolbox Talk highlights the recycling plan and requirements in…Read More
Specialty Metals HoldCo LLC changes its name to “The Lawton Standard Co.”
Specialty Metals HoldCo LLC, the parent company of The C.A. Lawton Co., Temperform, Damascus Steel Casting Company, and The C.A. Lawton Co. – Minster, OH (former foundry division of Nidec Minster), and the newly acquired Penn-Mar Castings is changing its name to The Lawton Standard Co. Alex Lawton, CEO of The Lawton Standard Co., says,…Read More