AKTI leads the way as the responsible, credible voice of the knife community
We advocate for the knife industry and all knife owners, promoting knives as critically essential and valuable tools in our daily work and recreational lives.
A professional, knowledgeable nonprofit association, AKTI works to ensure the knife industry thrives and grows, solving common problems and removing restrictions. Your membership strengthens and unifies our voice and provides access to valuable resources.
For Knife Owners
AKTI is the credible source of valuable information for knife owners to carry and use their knives and edged tools with confidence. We provide accurate law information and work to remove or clarify knife laws so you can use and enjoy the tool you choose.
Did You Know?
The U.S. Sporting Knife and Tool Industry has a $5.722 Billion Economic Impact
Ontario Knife Company® (OKC®) is proud to announce the newest addition to its popular RAT Series of knives, the new RAT-6 fixed blade knife.
In the May issue of Knife World, attorney and knife expert Dan Lawson delves into the problems that were known about the Federal Switchblade Act before it was ever passed into law. The legislative history behind the Federal Switchblade Act of 1958 (FSA) reveals that enforcement issues and uncertainties were foreseen due to the “many exceptions” it provided. A “huge” problem was pointed out to…