Mankato, Minn. – The Manufacturing Leadership Council recently announced that Dotson Iron Castings has been recognized as a Manufacturing Leadership Awards winner for outstanding achievement in Collaborative Innovation for its disaster recovery project. The award recognizes Dotson Iron Castings efforts in recovering from a significant fire that took place in September 2017. As a result […]
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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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Congratulations to Andrew Schultz for receiving a $1,000 scholarship from Dotson at the signing day for South Central College (SCC), North Mankato, MN last week. Andrew and many other students signed their intent to attend SCC in the fall. Dotson was thrilled to sponsor the event and promote advanced manufacturing careers right here in the […]
As Dotson Iron Castings continues to recover from a fire that took place in September, Dotson’s commitment to its employees and the community is stronger than ever. Dotson Iron Castings is offering the services of its employees to various community organizations in the Greater Mankato area while it works to restore production facilities. Read the […]
Sand System Expansion Positions Dotson for the Future The recent sand system upgrade will result in noise reduction and a significant decrease in airborne dust within the foundry. These improvements not only provide a safer, cleaner and better work environment for everyone at Dotson, they also enhance Dotson’s ability to recruit and retain the next […]
Customers Benefit from Dotson’s Sand System Expansion Reinvestment, like the recent sand system expansion, is a key part of the Dotson Difference. Better equipment and better technology result in better quality. The expansion of the sand system is significant for several reasons. The new system is able to monitor 2,000 different data points, which provides […]
Significant Facilities Expansion Good for the Environment The recent expansion of Dotson’s sand system was a significant undertaking that will have a big impact on many aspects of the ductile iron castings foundry. The upgrade changes the way Dotson utilizes sand, and will improve operations and drive quality, efficiency and environmental responsibility for decades. While […]
Taking a welded component and turning it into a casting can help manufacturers save significant production costs. Dotson Iron Castings was recently recognized for one such casting conversion that saves costs at the Metalcasting Congress in Milwaukee.
Dotson Iron Castings keeps making the right decisions to remain profitable, productive, and agile
• VIP Dual-Trak induction power control
• Two induction melting furnaces
• Meltminder 300 controls and iSense data visualization
Dotson Iron Castings was recently inducted into the Greater Mankato Business Hall of Fame.
Dotson helps the large OEM customer avoid a line down situation by delivering machined complete production castings just 5 business days from initial contact.
Where innovation, teamwork, and a desire for excellence combine to delight our customers, provide a rewarding workplace for our employees, and generate profits for stability and growth.
- 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