Posts Tagged ‘molten’
Lawton and Penn-Mar team up to teach Iron 101
In March, employees of The C.A. Lawton Co. and Penn-Mar Castings teamed up to teach an Iron 101 class. This joint session was the first time employees from the De Pere, WI and Hanover, PA sites collaborated to share their knowledge on metalcasting and foundries. The main focus of the Iron 101 was to showcase…Read More
Toolbox Talks: What are they?
Toolbox Talks are the new 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. Lawton’s team digs deep when designing these Toolbox Talks because…Read More
Common casting design mistakes & how to avoid them
As older design engineers retire, a new wave of young engineers are taking their places. What many younger engineers lack is an understanding of casting design – how to design parts so they can be cast with a consistently high level of quality. Jeff Taylor, engineering manager at The C.A. Lawton Co., expands on the…Read More
Seeing Different Sides at The C.A. Lawton Co.
When asked about the new challenges as Machine Shop Coach, TJ Aaron responds as he does to most challenges he faces, with a wry smile and a shrug, “It’s different.” TJ is no stranger to challenges in his career at Lawton. Since joining the firm in 2008, he learned the casting process from the bottom up. Starting…Read More