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The Lawton Standard Co. has recently combined with Renaissance Manufacturing Group (RMG) and its 160 team members as part of its expansion strategy. RMG has locations in Anniston, Ala., Grafton, Wis., and Menomonee Falls, Wis. The ductile iron foundry is at the Anniston location. Grafton is home to the machine shop. The sales office is...
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A simple list of commonly used terms in a foundry setting (in order of use): Pattern – The wood, metal, foam or plastic shape used to form the cavity in the sand. A pattern may consist of one or many impressions and would normally be mounted on a board or plate complete with a runner...
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The key to success Computer aided flow and solidification modeling and simulation software is a key to success in the foundry industry today. There are several different programs on the market, but the industry leader is MAGMASOFT ®, which is the software that we use at The Lawton Standard Co. What is it? MAGMASOFT ®...
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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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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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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  11/10/22 Contact:  Tim Flannery, CFO Lawton Standard, 312-622-5526, tflannery@lawtonstandard.com The Lawton Standard Co. announces that American Iron & Alloys joins the Lawton family De Pere, Wis. – The Lawton Standard Co. has recently added American Iron & Alloys, LLC (AIA), located in Waukesha, Wis., to the Lawton Standard family as part...
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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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Here at the C.A. Lawton Co., we like to take the time to recognize our employees. Today we’re visiting with Tierney Grutza to get a better understanding of her new job title, chief administrative officer. For a video version, check out Tierney on our Lawton Standard YouTube channel. Tierney, tell us a little bit about...
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