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Jack McPike joined Lawton Standard in November of 2023 as Director of Operations. This newly created position reports to Paul Suber, President of Lawton Standard, and has responsibility for the foundries under the Lawton umbrella.  Jack comes to Lawton with 20+ years of foundry experience in cast iron waterworks, steel railroad components, and cast iron job shop work....
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The Lawton Standard Co., a leader in the metals industry, is pleased to announce Paul Suber as President. Suber will be responsible for manufacturing operations (foundries and related services such as machining and pattern making), sales, engineering, purchasing, and project management. Suber, an innovative manufacturing and operations executive, brings a wealth of experience to The...
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Investment proceeds used to help facilitate addition of AMSCO Wear Products to the Lawton family The Lawton Standard, Co. (“Lawton”), a diversified provider of specialty iron and steel castings and related products and services, today announced that NewSpring, a family of private equity strategies, has invested in the company through its dedicated private credit strategy,...
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The Lawton Standard Co. has recently added AMSCO Wear Products, Inc., located in Wilmington, Del., to the Lawton Standard family as part of its expansion strategy. AMSCO has been providing cost-effective, wear-resistant steel since 1915. They offer innovative design, world-class quality control, and superior customer service. AMSCO’s products include wear parts for steel recycling, mining,...
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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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