Here will be a list of Cast Iron Company’s new and old. Listed will be all American Based Company’s as well as Canadian, Japaneses and French made pan’s. Most of the major manufacturers of cast-iron cookware began production in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s. Cast-iron cookware and stoves were especially popular among homemakers and housekeepers during the first half of the 20th century.
American Cast Iron Company’s
Canadian Cast Iron Company’s
T. Eaton Co. – Eaton’s was a department store chain who sold various hollowware with their name on it. Markings indicate it was outsourced from foundries like Smart’s.
Findlay – Carleton Place, ON (1862-1974) *Some Findlay pieces are seen with Lisser or Smart’s ghost marks.
General Steel Wares (GSW) – Toronto, ON (1927-)
Javelin – Joliette, QC (1949-)
L’Islet – L’Islet, QC (1856-1878)
Lisser – *Little information is available on Lisser.
McClary Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (McClary’s) – London, ON (1851-)
James Smart Mfg. Co. (Diamond G) – Brockville, ON (1854-1965)
Japaneses Cast Iron Company’s
France Cast Iron Company’s