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QESC implements “Good Catches” program

Want to change the future for the better? Improve your practices today. That’s the foundational principle behind the “Good Catches” workplace safety program. Read here how The C.A. Lawton Co. works to focus on leading indicators to improve safety. QESC recently held a drawing to recognize a few Good Catchers! Congrats to Ricardo Mercado and […]

Rapid prototyping with the KUKA RMC90 Robot

The Lawton Standard Co. continues efforts to expand capacity and capability within the domestic foundry industry. We better serve our customers using robot technology for quick, economical, and accurate molds. We’re excited to tell you about the KUKA RMC90 robot! About the robot The Robot Pattern Mill (RPM) and the associated equipment will support pattern […]

Continuously improving recruiting

Being a recruiter today is challenging; meeting with people isn’t as easy asit used to be and making everyone feel safe is a moving target. These are justtwo hurdles recruiters face while giving new hires the best opportunity tostart with The Lawton Standard family. We sat down with both of our recruitersMaria Margraf and Christa […]

Welcome to QESC!

Allow us to reintroduce ourselves. QESC, LLC., is a relaunch of Quality Electric Steel Castings that was founded in 1948. 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 capacity and as part of its broader expansion strategy. […]

Pattern Shop

Our on site pattern shop provides our customers with several services: Complete layout capability. New pattern setup. Maintenance of existing pattern equipment. Pattern storage Pattern construction Our long standing relationships with many local pattern shops allows us to respond quickly to our customers requirements for building new patterns and core boxes. Our master pattern makers […]


Process: SMAW, FCAW, GMAW (Manual & Semi-Auto). Qualifications per ASME, ASTM, AWS and Mid-Std-1261A.

Metallurgical Laboratory

Spectrograph: SPECTROMAXX with both Iron & Nickel-base capability. Spectrograph: COLUMBUS with iron-base capability Tinius-Olsen Super-L 60k Tensile Machine with Extensiometer Metallographic Laboratory: Versamet Unitron Metallograph Buehler Polishing Apparatus Microphotography Equipment Radiographic Viewing Room Sand Testing Laboratory