Sinto America is working to improve the manufacturing process with enVision an Industry 4.0 analytics platform. Dotson Iron Castings is one of the first foundries in the United States to apply this technology and see real results. The platform analyzes the production process step-by-step, providing immediate data and insight to keep the machines running. Since […]
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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.
A range of significant employee space upgrades are on the agenda for the ductile iron casting foundry in 2021, including new meeting rooms, break areas, locker rooms and a rooftop patio. According to Dotson Vice President Liz Ulman, the updates point to a positive future for Dotson Iron Castings. She said, “In the state of […]
Charitable giving is a core value at Dotson Iron Castings. From scholarships for students to supporting area non-profits, Dotson Iron Castings and its employees are highly regarded for their charitable efforts. Recently, the company achieved its goal for participation in the annual Greater Mankato Area United Way campaign. What better way to celebrate than letting […]
Tyson Twait has been named CEO/President of Dotson Iron Castings effective August 3, 2020. Jean Bye who has been with Dotson for over 45 years and served as CEO since 2010 will be the Executive Chair of the board. “There has only been four Presidents of the company since my grandfather came in 1923. Each […]
Dotson Iron Castings was recently awarded the Plant Engineering Award from the American Foundry Society (AFS). The Engineering Division of AFS presents the award based on an onsite audit covering the following selecton criteria: State of the Art Business KPI Supporting on-going operations Project planning Energy and environmental considerations Dotson received the award based on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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- Dotson Iron Castings’ New Analytics Platform | Increased Productivity & Decreased Downtime!February 15, 2021 - 5:22 pm
- Major Upgrades to Employee Spaces at Dotson Iron Castings Coming in 2021!December 31, 2020 - 1:52 pm
- From Iron Castings to Pies, Dotson’s Charitable Giving Efforts are In the News!October 13, 2020 - 3:54 pm
- Tyson Twait named new CEO/President of Dotson Iron CastingsJuly 27, 2020 - 4:52 pm