Lawton Remarkable Training

Not surprisingly, training is a foundational element of the progressive culture at The C.A. Lawton Co. In this interview, Continuous Improvement LEAN Coach Randy Thyrion explains the company’s enlightened approach to it. What is a standard work initiative, and how does it help employees to retain new knowledge and skills? Thyrion: It’s a tool created…

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Ca Lawton Remarkable People 1

Long-time employee, Mike talks about some of the changes he’s seen in his career with The C.A. Lawton Company. He highlights the fact that Lawton continuously improves. Today there is a greater focus on safety and quality, even since he started with the company. Today he says the organization is a well-oiled machine and is…

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LEAN Castings Culture

Several years ago, C.A. Lawton faced a significant challenge: Become dramatically more capable to meet customers’ rising expectations for quality and speed, or begin a slow slide into irrelevance. Its solution? Make a complete commitment to LEAN, a methodology that emphasizes simplifying and accelerating work processes while simultaneously improving product quality. It’s very fundamental –…

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