From Iron Castings to Pies, Dotson’s Charitable Giving Efforts are In the News!

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 named new CEO/President of Dotson Iron Castings

Tyson Twait named new CEO/President of Dotson Iron Castings

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 Receives Multiple Awards from the American Foundry Society

Dotson Iron Castings Receives Multiple Awards from the American Foundry Society

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 […]

Dotson Iron Castings showcased its commitment to leading edge management as it recovered from a potentially catastrophic fire.

Tested by Fire: Dotson Iron Castings Showcased Its Commitment to Leading Edge Management as It Recovered from a Potentially Catastrophic Fire

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 […]

South Central Minnesota Tour of Manufacturing to Highlight Manufacturing Industries

South Central MN Tour of Manufacturing – October 3 & 5

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).

MSU, Businesses Get $700,000 for Job Skills Training

MSU, Businesses Get $700,000 for Job Skills Training

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.

1871 Dotson History Timeline

Citywide Scavenger Hunt for Dotson 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.

jean bye accepting step award

The Manufacturing Institute Honored Jean Bye, President/CEO at Dotson Iron Castings

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 […]

Dotson Receives Made in MN Manufacturing Award

Dotson Receives Made in MN Manufacturing Award in Community Impact from MN Business Magazine

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, […]