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CHICAGO HARDWARE FOUNDRY CO., NORTH CHICAGO, IL
Griswold, Wapak, Favorite Ware, Wagner Ware, Wapak are some of the more recognized foundries for cast iron and aluminum cookware. There are however, many, MANY others that made cast iron and aluminum products. If you have information, have differing view point or anything you'd like to contribute to this archive, just let me know. You can email me the Webmaster. Thanks for your support.
Chicago Hardware Foundry bought the cookware line from Favorite Stove and Range in 1934. Pieces are marked "Sani-Ware", "Favorite Cook Ware" and also "Ni-Resist". Notice below how the first skillet is marked, Ni Resist, as well as the foundry name and FAVORITE.