A day to remember

On Monday, May 27th, we take a day to remember all those who have and who continue to serve our country. The following is a reprint of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg ...

How EBI Lite generates incredible momentum for improvement

In 1898, only 19 years after The C.A. Lawton Co. was founded, George Eastman of Eastman Kodak created the first known corporate suggestion system. It was focused on saving the ...

Casting history: fun facts

While researching our recent articles on the history of casting, we uncovered some interesting facts we just had to share! A heavy metal burial John Wilkinson, the creator of the ...
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Welcome to the new Lawton website

Welcome to The C. A. Lawton Co.’s new website. When we began this project, we realized that we wanted a website that would fully connect with our remarkable customers and ...
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The History of Iron Casting Part 3

Not only did iron play a vital role in early world history, but its impact continues to be pivotal throughout recent history, in the present day, and into the future. ...
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Good Catches: The Cornerstone of Lawton’s Remarkable Safety Culture

Do you want to change the future for the better? Then you need to improve your practices today. That’s the foundational principle behind Lawton’s “Good Catches” workplace safety program. Lawton ...
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The History of Iron Casting Part 2

The development of iron casting is based on a long history of innovation – just like the history of The C.A. Lawton Co. The first article of this series traced ...
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The History of Iron Casting Part 1

Have you ever wondered about the history of iron casting? When did ancient man first dream of making objects out of molten metal? Even the best historians, archeologists and scientists ...
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Toolbox talks bring safety to life at Lawton

At The C.A. Lawton Co., worker safety is Job One. One way we strive to provide the safest possible environment in the foundry is through informal safety meetings called “toolbox ...
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The factory of the future

by Alex Lawton As manufacturers seek to reduce the number of suppliers they work with, they must look for opportunities to be more efficient at scale. Industry 4.0 offers some ...