Founded in 1998
Started in 1998, Compass Ironworks is a family-owned business based in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. A unique combination of traditional and modern lifestyles is common in the area surrounding the company, where horse and buggy rigs mingle with cars on the road.
Lancaster County is Internationally known for its skilled artisans, impeccable craftsmanship, and dedicated work ethic. This is a fitting location for the work Compass Ironworks, where, in a 15,000 square foot shop, centuries old decorative iron styles are being fashioned by talented team of less than 10 artisans, using modern tools and up to date, highly-durable finishing techniques. It is a place where craftsmen can work at their trade and still watch their neighbors as they work in the fields, planting, cultivating and finally harvesting the crops of corn and hay, seeing the beauty of nature and drawing inspiration for their work.
We create and forge Iron or solid aluminum from raw elements to completed, sophisticated Iron works of art, collaborating with architects’ designers, builders and homeowners to create their specific design style. Utilizing raw materials with 97-100% recycled content, and a robust and eco-friendly powder-coat that is VOC-Free and 99.9% reclaimable