The American company of knives Cold Steel, is dedicated to the manufacture and commercialization of knives and knives of the highest quality since 1980 when it was founded by Lynn Thompson. Over the past three decades, it has remained at the forefront of the many innovations that have occurred in the knife industry. One of these innovations, was the introduction of the Kraton for the handles of the knives and also the adaptation of blades with tip type tanto, later used by many manufacturers. The "San Mai" sandwich type steel blades, also introduced by Cold Steel, consisting of high resistance laminated blades with a very hard steel core that reaches the cutting edge of the knife giving a long cutting life and two outer layers of steel. softer that gives the blades a strength and tenacity similar to the blades of the ancient katanas. And to conclude, mention its locking system for the blade of its knives called "Tri-Ad" that provides extreme resistance against unintentional unlocking.
In its extensive catalog, it offers knives, pocket knives, machetes, axes, swords, spears, training weapons for martial arts and personal defense. Among fans and lovers of edged weapons, some of its models are already well known, such as the Ti.Lite, Voyager and even more recent Rajah or Spartan knives and knives such as the Master Hunter, SRK, Military, Recon Scout, Recon Tanto. , Pendelton Hunter and many more.