Based in Golden, Colorado, Spyderco is known for creating knives and implements that are as creative as the company's name itself. It's reported that someone once said to Spyderco owner Sal Glesser, "You must design in the dark because your knives look so strange." But no hurt feelings there! This innovative company prides itself for breaking out of the norm in the knifing industry and developing new innovations with the same functionality and reliability as their more contemporary-looking cousins. Though funny-looking, Spyderco knifes are ergonomic, dependable, high-performance tools. The company fully utilizes its million-dollar testing facility to ensure its products are concistently delivering peak performance. Spyderedge is an example of one of their innovations. Spyderedge two-edge serration provides the most efficient cutting performance with a serrated edge. Its unique repeated pattern of one large and two small serrations makes it well-suited for the most aggressive jobs, such as cutting through seat belts, leather, rubber, or rope. At the same time, Spyderco knifes also excel at more delicate applications, like cutting paper, slicing, and skinning.
Founded in Naples, New York in 1880, the Ontario Knife Company (named for Ontario County, New York) is a major supplier of private label blades and knives, producing one of the most comprehensive lines in today's cutlery industry. The company's commitment to craftsmanship and quality materials is cemented by the fact that Ontario Knives is a major supplier to the United States Government. As part of a nationwide network of distributors and dealers, Ontario markets its wide-ranging line of knives, machetes and specialty tools to a diverse consumer base. Worldwide, its products reach over 28 countries. Ontario Knives is known for the superior performance of its sporting knives, kitchen cutlery, scientific instruments, industrial and agricultural products.