Where do new and unique pocket knife designs come from? Companies like Buck, Kershaw, CRKT, Gerber, Kutmaster, and Dako are coming up with new designs every year. They present them at trade shows, which I go to, as often as I can.
This is a scene from last week’s TOM Show in Cleveland Ohio. This is where suppliers of promotional products show their new imprinted products and Engraved Pocket Knives that have just been developed. My main man for Buck, Leatherman, Gerber and Kershaw is Paul Rizzo. His partner, Kent Getsee owns the company Preferred Lines Marketing. They represent Rainkist Umbrellas, Pentel Imprint, Bay State, Compass Industries, Devara and Tervis at the trade shows. Shown in this picture is a new knife by Dako that is not yet on my website. Paul is also wearing the new engraved Leatherman Tread.
How do I find new company logo knives to put on the website? I mainly go to trade shows. Yesterday there was a huge show in Mayfield Heights, a suburb of Cleveland Ohio. It was sponsored by “New Product Showcase” (NPS). The foot of snow didn’t keep promotional product distributors and suppliers away. Here’s a picture of an emergency exit door showing how high the snowfall was.
I ran into one of my good friends, Vince Deissroth, who represents Redline, an imprinter of personalized pocket knives . He’s holding a Maxam Camo Knife with a fashionable black half serrated blade, soon to be on my website.
The 3 all-time best selling of the Buck Knives are right here….
Camo is more than a design; it’s a lifestyle. People in all walks of life like to own some items adorned in a camouflage design. Hat, flashlights, backpacks, and knives are the best examples. The Buck Bantam BBW Camo Lockback earned its position because of its pattern and its brand name “Buck Knives“.
Every man like an EDC (every day carry) knife that fits easily in his pocket, and lays flat. The Buck Nobleman has been a favorite in that category for a long time. Buck Nobleman Linerlock Knife 327
For over 50 years, the Buck 110 Folding Hunter Lockback Knife has been the idol of all knives. It features a large 4 7/8″ length when closed, a fine wooden handle with metal bolsters. Also a high grade 420HC steel blade. To top it off, it comes with a genuine leather sheath. What more could you ask for?Buck Folding Hunter Lockback Knife 110
No wonder Buck is the first and last name in American knives.
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USA-made knives like Buck, Case, and Kershaw are the most popular ones. These brands carry a high brand recognition value. Some imported knives like Gerber and Dako and Maxam are less expensive. They are good for trade show give-away products.