Benchmade products are geared toward many niche markets, such as outdoor sporting cutlery, rescue, law-enforcement, martial-arts, and military applications. Benchmade is well known for their butterfly, or balisong-style knives, Patented AXIS lock as well as collaborations and in house designs on such models as the award winning 710, 810, 940, Griptilian as well as hundereds of others. Benchmades top blade steels today include CPM-M4, M390 as well as S90V. Benchmade offers several classes of knives, Black class, Blue Class, Gold class as well as their H&K “HECKLER & KOCH” line and their new HUNT series.
The world of knives has seen many flops and successes. There are a lot of qualities of a knife that can make it either a success or a footnote. US-based knife makers often have to branch out to other countries to produce their knives but Benchmade is one of those companies who have managed to keep things US. They are known for hardcore quality knives are suitable for any situation from EDC to tactical use. They have a high-tech way of looking at things continually improving the quality of their knives by using newer materials like G10 handles and S30V stainless steel blades. Simply put, they are one of the very best knife makers, not only in the US, but in the whole world.