Cold Steel was founded in 1980. The company is dedicated to making the strongest and sharpest knives in the world. Over the last three decades, Cold Steel has been at the forefront of the many innovations that have helped to define the knife industry as a whole. New ground was broken with the introduction of new steel blades, like the San Mai III®, and the Tri-Ad™ locking mechanism for folding knives. Cold Steel will always look to the future, constantly striving to make the world's strongest, sharpest knives.