Marion County is blessed with a wide variety of industry. From the large nationally acclaimed companies to small family-owned industries, jobs are provided to our citizens and valuable products manufactured and sold in markets all over the United States and abroad. Lodge Manufacturing is the oldest and one of the largest manufacturers in Marion. Founded in 1896 by Joseph Lodge, Lodge is the only maker of cast iron cookware in the United States. It employs 185 people and is still owned and operated by the Lodge family.
a perfect match with industry.