Denny Dotson got the call late on a Friday night in September 2017. It was the kind of call no business owner ever wants to get. His foundry was on fire. Dotson hopped into his car and raced toward the plant. He wasn’t sure what he’d see when he got there, but he wondered as […]
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About Dotson Iron Castings
Dotson Iron Castings is a one-stop shop for all of your ductile iron casting, machining, painting and heat treatment needs. Along with value added services, Dotson also offers industry-leading lead times, top notch engineering, and unparalleled customer service. Dotson is employee owned, and the owners are focused on continuous improvement in all areas of the business in order to deliver value and, most importantly, agility to you.
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The tour is open to the public and will feature 23 manufacturing facilities, including Dotson Iron Castings in Mankato. Tour dates and times are: October 3 (9 am – 5 pm) and October 5 (9 am – 1 pm).
Dotson Iron Castings will get training for employees through a partnership with Minnesota State University and the state of Minnesota. Minnesota State University and three businesses will share in more than $736,000 in grants aimed at tailoring training for employees.
What do 28 teams, costumes, agriculture, railroads, history, car decorating, metal grades, volunteering, team building, and photo contests have in common? They all were a part of Dotson Iron Castings’ first ever, companywide scavenger hunt.
7th Annual Step Ahead Awards Recognize Women for Excellence in Manufacturing On April 11, 2019 the Manufacturing Institute presented Jean Bye with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the […]
The Community Impact award recognizes Dotson for the exemplary treatment of employees, as well as its commitment to the Mankato community, during its fire recovery efforts. “When our values were put to the test, it was easy to just do what we knew was right and stand by our employees,” said Vice President Liz Ulman, […]
Dotson Iron Castings was recently featured in the MPMA newsletter. Dotson Vice President Liz Ulman has insightful things to say about the importance of providing value in the iron casting industry. See the full article here:
Dotson Iron Castings continues to receive a lot of recognition for its recovery efforts from the fire that occurred in September of 2017. Modern Machine Shop Magazine’s recent article features comments from Dotson Vice President Liz Ulman. See the full story here:
Jean Bye Became the First Woman to Serve as President of the American Foundry Society April 5 at the 122nd Metalcasting Congress in Fort Worth, Texas. Bye is president and CEO of Dotson Iron Castings in Mankato, Minnesota. Formerly the vice president of the AFS Board of Directors, she succeeds President Patricio Gil, who is […]
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- Tested by Fire: Dotson Iron Castings Showcased Its Commitment to Leading Edge Management as It Recovered from a Potentially Catastrophic FireOctober 7, 2019 - 1:39 pm
- South Central MN Tour of Manufacturing – October 3 & 5October 1, 2019 - 8:00 am
- MSU, Businesses Get $700,000 for Job Skills TrainingSeptember 30, 2019 - 9:31 am
- Citywide Scavenger Hunt for Dotson EmployeesMay 23, 2019 - 8:31 am