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at all locations
Unprecedented Experience
Since 1879
Iron and Steel Castings
up to 45,000lbs

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Meet the Family
When a customer moves to another source for products you once provided, how do you bring them back? Identifying the reasons why a customer has changed suppliers is critical. The Lawton Standard companies have been working hard to answer these questions and develop strategies to win these customers back. Recent returns of “former” customers to...
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The Lawton Standard family actively engages in educational outreach programs with local schools. The goal is to inform students of career opportunities within manufacturing. For example, Lawton has introduced iron foundry practices to students as young as middle school by attending job fairs andhosting tours. Middle school programs include participation in career days where Lawton...
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During times of increasing uncertainty and change, it appears that there is safety in numbers. Having a family of five foundries has enabled Lawton Standard to weather the pandemic, a major recession, labor shortages, and a war that has caused shortages and large swings in the prices of raw materials. As the Chief Technical Officer...
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The Lawton Standard Co. announces the (re)launch of QESC (Quality Electric Steel Castings) as its latest growth initiative in response to constrained capacity in the domestic metal casting industry.  The Lawton Standard Co. has recently added the facilities and team members of QESC (Houston, TX) to its growing casting business to respond to constrained industry...
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This week, we’re featuring the most popular blogs across our family of foundries. Enjoy learning about the history of PMC, the history of iron casting, and how we got our name. The C.A. Lawton Co.’s most popular blog is The history of iron casting part I. Have you ever wondered about the history of iron...
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Do you know Tim? Here’s a little about our CFO. Tim joined The Lawton Standard Co. as Chief Financial Officer in March 2020, bringing more than a decade of experience working with middle-market industrial businesses. Tim oversees all finance, treasury, and accounting activities, is responsible for information technology activities of Lawton Standard and leads the...
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Barry is the Chief Operating Officer and LEAN expert for the Lawton Standard Co. and the C.A. Lawton Co in De Pere, WI. Barry is a problem solver who ensures the pattern, casting, and machining operations run safely, smoothly, and productively. He takes care of employees and customers, ensuring that Lawton is profitable. Employees say...
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Today, we’d like to introduce our CTO, Blake! Blake calls himself a “foundryperson, information enthusiast, problem solver, the voice of reason, and an enjoyer of bourbon.” As an industrial engineer with more than 14 years of experience in the mining, railroad, and foundry industries, Blake holds the position as the Chief Technology Officer at the...
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Alex Lawton is the CEO of The Lawton Standard Co. But do you know him? People who have worked with Alex have said, they appreciate that he regularly brings in fresh cheese curds and he takes the time to check in with everyone. Our new employees and interns remark that they’re touched by his genuine...
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What is The Lawton Standard Co. doing to improve service for the future of the casting industry? First, as our foundries work together, we’re all learning how to communicate better. Next, we’re collaborating to find the best processes, vendors, materials, and equipment. Then we work to improve our consistency across the platform by rolling out...
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