Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburg wins key award for trade

Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburg wins key award for trade

October 1st, 2013 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Bobby Harper hangs cookware pieces at Lodge Manufacturing.

Photo by Angela Lewis/Times Free Press.

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development has announced that Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburg, Tenn., has been named a winner of the Governor's Award for Trade Excellence.

A news release said the award honors companies which have achieved excellence in engaging in global trade.

Lodge is a manufacturer of cast iron cookware and was founded in 1896.

In the past year, the company through distribution networks in five continents recorded nearly $3 million in export sales, the release said.