DescriptionThe C. A. Lawton Co. (Calco) is a key supplier to the Wind Energy Industry providing large Grey and Ductile Iron castings, and machining. Calco customers enjoy the benefits of procuring from a single integrated source including reduced risk, fewer transactions, and less coordination costs. To meet the challenges of single source responsibility, reducing process variation, and continuously improving performance, Calco employs Six Sigma tools and Lean Manufacturing Practices.
- The New North
Calco's product offering includes an on-site Pattern Shop, Foundry, and Machine Shop. Calco produces large Grey and Ductile Iron castings up to 20,000 lbs. in all grades of Grey and ductile iron including low temperature impact grades. Additional services include non-destructive testing, heat-treating, painting, and logistical support.support.
Supplier to the Defense Industry:
No, have never supplied to the defense industry, but would be interested in doing so
Number of Employees:
- Wisconsin Wind Works
- Manufacturing: Machinery and Equipment
- Other Tiers: Companies sometimes find it convenient to distinguish other tiers. Tier three companies supply tier two firms. Tier four companies are the providers of basic raw materials, such as steel and glass, to higher-tier suppliers.