“The knife and tool industry spans over the entire United States, and we support the position that the knife and tool industry is a ‘National Critical Infrastructure Industry,’ and the employees who work in our industry should be considered ‘Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers’.”
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AKTI urges all state and local authorities to enable the continued operations of the import and manufacture of knives and the supply chains they depend on.
During this difficult time for knife businesses, AKTI is providing links to valuable federal business resources to help our community. Be sure to check with your state and local rulings. State, local, tribal, and territorial governments are responsible for implementing and executing COVID-19 response activities including which businesses can continue to operate and under what conditions.
Buck Knives, leader in sports cutlery, recently enhanced the popular Abyss fillet knives by adding a Cerakote® Ridgeway Blue premium coating to the 420HC steel blade.
For over 130 years, the company has blended classic design with extreme quality, all of which has been poured into their latest – the Shikra Folder. This lightweight, functional knife will prove to be a blade you will carry everywhere.