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Lodge Manufacturing fires up bigger foundry in Marion County, Tenn.

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Published: Dec. 13, 2017, Chattanooga Times Free Press

"Workers at America's biggest cast iron cookware maker have begun pouring metal at the company's new iron foundry, completing a $90 million expansion that has helped to more than double production capacity in less than three years.

Lodge Manufacturing Co. last month completed its largest expansion in the company's 122-year history with the startup of the new 127,000-square-foot foundry on Third Street near the company's existing foundry in South Pittsburg. The new foundry opened just five months after Lodge completed construction of its 212,000-square-foot distribution center in New Hope — the largest building ever erected in Marion County."

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Renea Wilson