2013 Casting of the Year
A collaboration with Kinze Manufacturing led to the 2013 Casting of the Year award for this Plater Row Unit.
2012 Design Award
Dotson wins the 2012 Metalcasting Design and Purchasing Award for Best in Class Design.
2010 Casting of the Year
Tight fit and complicated angles all lead to this Deere alternator bracket being selected AFS 2010 Casting of the Year.
2008 Design Award
A fabricated hitch converted to castings after a fire destroyed the manufacturing plant.
2006 Metalcaster of the Year
Dotson named the 2006 AFS Metalcaster of the Year.
2006 Design Award
Breakaway spray arm support for Toro turf equipment. Challenge was mating sinusoidal curves.
2005 Design Award
Cost savings all around with castings used on gooseneck to fifth wheel hitch conversion.
2004 Design Award
Cost saving weldment conversion of the rear chute bracket on ready mix truck.