Nestled alongside the Cumberland Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains is the town of South Pittsburg, Tennessee (population 3,300). It was here that Joseph Lodge and his wife settled and, in 1896 opened his first foundry.
Originally named The Blacklock Foundry after Joseph Lodge’s friend and minister, the company gained success until May of 1910 when it burned down. Just three months later and a few blocks south, the company was reborn as Lodge Manufacturing Company.
Joseph Lodge created a legacy of quality that has thrived through two World Wars and the Great Depression and is still carried on by his family today. Both our CEO and Chairman are Joseph Lodge’s great-grandsons who continue to evolve our product line and improve manufacturing methods. While many worthy competitors have fallen by the wayside, Lodge’s dedication to quality, technology, and employees have helped it not only survive but flourish.
Even during the hard times of the 1930s, the Lodge family found ways to keep employees above water. Novelty items such as cast iron garden gnomes and animals were produced and sold to keep the furnaces burning and the paychecks issued.
As the economy bounced back, Lodge responded to growing demand, and in 1950 converted its foundry from a hand-pour operation to an automated molding process in order to keep up with demand. This led to safer and more efficient manufacturing that at the time was very rare.
Continuing a dedication to technology and conservation, Lodge once again updated its foundry in 1992. The replacement of coal-fired cupola furnaces with an electro-magnetic induction melting system earned a Tennessee Governor’s Award for Excellence in Hazardous Waste Reduction.
Well into our second century in business, Lodge continued to innovate. In 2002, the legendary Lodge Logic line of pre-seasoned cookware was introduced, eliminating the hassle of its unseasoned counterparts. It was an industry first that has since become an industry standard.
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Lodge 10.25 Inch Skillet with Deer (Free Shipping)
Lodge Wildlife Series™ cookware is made in the USA out of the highest quality cast iron and highlights some of America's most distinctive animals. This 10.25 Inch Skillet features a mature whitetail buck. Seasoned for a natural, easy-release finish that improves with use At home in the oven, on the stove, on the grill or over the campfire Grea...
Lodge 10.5 Inch Square Grill Pan with Fish (Free Shipping)
Lodge Wildlife Series™ cookware is made in the USA out of the highest quality cast iron and highlights some of America's most distinctive animals. This 10.5 Inch Grill Pan features a rainbow trout jumping after a fly. Seasoned for a natural, easy-release finish that improves with use At home in the oven, on the stove, on the grill or over the ...
Lodge 12 Inch Skillet with Bear (Free Shipping)
Lodge Wildlife Series™ cookware is made in the USA out of the highest quality cast iron and highlights some of America's most distinctive animals. This 12 Inch Skillet features an alert adult brown bear. Seasoned for a natural, easy-release finish that improves with use At home in the oven, on the stove, on the grill or over the campfire Great...
Lodge A5-8 318943 Fire and Cook Stand, 8", Black (Free Shipping)
Fire and cook stand turns a fire pit into an outdoor kitchen Ideal base for building a bonfire with efficient air flow Internal rings to hold kindling Designed for vertical and horizontal use Fits most sizes of Lodge cookware Assembled Dimensions: 9" L x 9" W x 12.5" H Cooking in the open air is an American tradition. From the Chu...
Lodge Cast Iron 7 Piece Gourmet Set (Free Shipping)
Seasoned with oil for a natural, easy-release finish that improves with use Easy care: hand wash, dry, rub with cooking oil At home in the oven, on the stove, on the grill or over the campfire Great for induction cooktops Foundry seasoned cast iron. Full color carton, in English, Spanish and French, with use & care booklet
Lodge Chainmail Srubbing Pad (Free Shipping)
Cleans Lodge Cast Iron and Carbon Steel Cookware Durable 316 stainless steel chainmail Easy to clean and dishwasher safe Easy to grip, ergonomic silicon core Removes Stubborn food easily, without removing seasoning
Lodge L3SK3 Cast Iron Skillet, Pre-Seasoned, 6.5-inch
Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast-Iron Skillet Pre-seasoned skillet is ready-to-use right out of the box The black patina given to the cookware by the factory seasoning process is, in fact, vegetable oil that has been baked into a piece of cookware that has emerged from an individual sand mold. This coating of oil is a functional application and not a co...
Lodge Sportsman's Grill Cast Iron (Open Box)
This rugged, charcoal hibachi-style grill is perfect for picnics, tailgating, camping, or patio. A draft door regulates the heat, and coals are accessible behind a flip-down door. Grill has two adjustable heights. Cast Iron Grill Grate produces superior results. Door allows for coals to be added. Sliding mechanism enhances airflow. Made in USA....