Lionsteel Knives was founded in 1969 in Maniago, Italy. The family-owned Italian company made great strides in quality with a large investment in top-of-the-line machinery. These days, Lionsteel Knives continues to introduce designs that are advances in technology and quality. The Lionsteel T.R.E. folding knife won ”Overall Knife Of The Year” at the 2015 BLADE Show Knife Awards.