Martin Industries is a company that manufactures appliances and utility equipment. It is based out of Florence, Alabama and is an ESOP company. Martin Industries offers products and services for chimney systems, gas fires, stoves, gas logs, wood burning fires, and direct vent fireplaces. The company started in 1905 by two brothers, W.H. Martin Sr. and Charles Martin. Throughout the years, the small company eventually expanded and then changed its name to create Martin Industries.