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Iron and steel castings
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Karolina Dryndak
Our platform engineering manager RJ Hawkins explains that it’s typically best to involve foundries in your tooling design and go from there. This usually makes it much easier for foundries to help you optimize the design and process later. “Rely on the experts to get you there,” RJ said. It’s important to trust the experts...
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We asked RJ Hawkins, our Platform Engineering Manager, to weigh in on where our engineering team currently stands and what growth he would like to see. He explains that our team today has a vast amount of practical knowledge, which most of them acquired through years of experience in the foundry business. Overall, RJ believes...
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Bob Rupp is a close friend and mentor of The Lawton Standard Co. and is also the founder of Leadership Resources of Wisconsin. His guidance has been extremely helpful during this time of expansion of transitioning from one location to many. Rupp has a lot of insight and wisdom when it comes to the concept...
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The Lawton Standard Co. is combining resources to better serve our customers and other stakeholders affected by our operations. One change we are currently making is the transition of all our facilities to a common business system, an ERP, or an Enterprise Resource Planning program. The new system, Odyssey, is being implemented at The C.A....
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A lot has happened with the Lawton Standard family of foundries. In January 2020, The C.A. Lawton Company and Temperform were the first foundries to combine to serve our customers better. Since then, our family has continued to grow! (View our complete timeline here.) How we’re keeping customers informed New Lawton Standard customers sense that...
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Ashley Anderson is our Senior Staff Accountant for both our De Pere, WI, and Novi, MI locations. Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay because she felt as though it was a stable career path. We had the pleasure of having Ashley be a part of our team for...
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Tom Dominiczak, the Pattern Shop and Quality Manager at the C.A. Lawton Co. in De Pere, WI explains the importance of having quality tooling, how proper tooling should be designed for the foundry it plans to be used at, and how subpar tooling can affect the outcome of castings that the tooling was designed to...
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There are many benefits to staying with the same company over a long period of time. Hear what some of C.A. Lawton’s most experienced employees had to say. Randy Thyrion is the onboarding and training manager at the De Pere, WI location and has worked with us for the past 38 years. He is now...
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The Lawton Standard Co. has recently added Northern Iron & Machine (NIM) located in St. Paul, Minn. to the Lawton Standard family as part of its expansion strategy. NIM produces and machines high-quality, cast gray, ductile, and austempered iron castings up to 250 pounds. This adds to The Lawton Standard Co. offerings by both size...
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