Kershaw Knives are manufactured by Kai USA Ltd. For more than 40 years, Kershaw has been making knives that our customers are proud to own, carry, and use. From pocketknives and work knives to a wide range of outdoor sporting knives, we bring you the right knife for every job. Kershaw is famous for Kershaw Knives / SpeedSafe® assisted opening system, for the precision fit and finish of our knives, and for our innovative designs and technology.
More about Kershaw Knives
Kershaw is a well known knife manufacturer that designs pocket knives, sporting knives, and even kitchen knives. They have been around since 1974 and are most famous for their assisted opening knives. Kershaw knives are typically affordable and attractive with a vast array of styles. Kershaw also collaborates with many prominent knife manufacturers, including Ken Onion (who is responsible for many of Kershaw's Speedsafe knives), Frank Centofante, Rick Hinderer, and RJ Martin. These knives are great for every day carry and elegant enough for formal occasions. Whether you are hiking, camping, backpacking, or just going to a friend's wedding, Kershaw knives will serve you well.
Kershaw Knives' products are backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty against manufacturing defects. In addition to supporting their products with this warranty, they will be happy to sharpen your Kershaw knife for free when you send it in for warranty service.
Mr. Hiroshi (Jack) Igarashi leads Kai USA as its Chief Operating Officer. He has guided the company during its strong and steady growth and he continues to provide a vision for its bright future. In addition to his leadership of Kai USA, Mr. Igarashi is also a Managing Director of the Kai Group, Japan.
Kershaw Knives - Kai USA Ltd.’s vision is to become The One company that customers turn to for the best in sporting and every day carrying knives, tactical and professional knives, and fine, high-performance kitchen cutlery. As our company has grown over the years, we have built a secure base on which to stand, poised for even stronger growth in the future. Kai USA’s mission is to continue to provide our customers with the very best products by maintaining our strengths: the quality of our products, state-of-the-art technology, and a dedication to innovation. Customers with a wide variety of interests—from sporting activities to cooking—know they can count on Kai USA’s strong and well-respected brands to provide them with excellent value every day.
ZERO TOLERANCE KNIVES
Designed and manufactured to stand up to heavy-duty use, Zero Tolerance Knives are built of premium materials such as S30V, ELMAX, or 154CM blade steel with titanium, carbon fiber, or 3-D machined G-10 handle scales. The knives have earned a reputation among their devoted fans for being “a real beast” or even being—proudly—“overbuilt.”
Shun (pronounced “Shoon”) is Japanese for “at the peak of perfection.” Shun Cutlery, handcrafted in Japan by the artisans of the Kai Corporation, lives up to that tradition every day, making fine kitchen knives that are always at the peak of their perfection, too. We are dedicated to the pursuit of perfection because we believe that using knives at their peak is sure to inspire your cooking to new heights as well.
Kershaw Knives - Assisted Opening Knives
Kershaw knives are among the most popular and innovative in the industry. Legendary for arriving "shaving sharp," Kershaw products are respected worldwide. Ken Onion Products by Kershaw offer a variety of folding knives featuring Ken Onion's patent pending "Speed Safe" mechanism incorporating torsion bar technology for assisted opening. These open at an accelerated rate once started. They are not considered "automatic openers" and are legal in most jurisdictions.