Zero Tolerance Knives (ZT Knives) is a knife brand of Kai USA, headquartered in Tualatin, Oregon, United States. Both Zero Tolerance and Kai USA are members of the KAI Group, a global cutlery company.
The first Zero Tolerance knives were produced in 2006 alongside Kai USA’s Kershaw Knives brand. The original line of ZT Knives included collaborations between custom knifemaker Ken Onion and Strider Knives. Early products were combat knives, but Zero Tolerance later expanded its market to include more general use knives. Currently, all ZT products are manufactured in Kai USA’s Tualatin, Oregon facility.
CRKT® (Columbia River Knife and Tool®) was founded in 1994. From day one, we put innovation and integrity first. We made a commitment to build knives and tools that would inspire and endure. We collaborate with the best designers in the world and operate on a simple principle: that the greatest thing we can give our customers is Confidence in Hand®.
Here is a video of a really beautiful futuristic folding pocket knife…
Columbia River Knife & Tool, Inc. is an American knife company established in 1994, and currently based in Tualatin, Oregon, United States. The company’s president and sales executive is Rod Bremer and the finance executive is Peggy Bremer. Wikipedia