See who took home the hardware at from the BLADE Show Knife-Of-The Year® Awards.
Winners were determined in 11 categories at BLADE show in Atlanta, by an expert pannel of judges. Awards ranged from Knife Of The Year to Best Kitchen Knife and everything in between.
The 2022 Overall Knife of the Year® was the Pro-Tech Malibu Operator. Pro-Tech would go on to win in two other categories. The world’s largest knife show featured attendees and exhibitors from around the world showing off the best and newest in all things knives.
Below are this year’s factory award winners from this tremendous event.
Overall Knife of the Year®: Pro-Tech Malibu Operator
American-Made Knife Of The Year®: Spyderco Military 2
Most Innovative American Design: Asheville Steel Warlock
Imported Knife Of The Year®: MKM – Maniago Knife Makers Miura
Most Innovative Import Design: Civivi Orthrus
Accessory Of The Year: Lionsteel Eggie
Best Buy: Sencut Sachse
Investor/Collector Knife Of The Year®: Pro-Tech Ultimate Collection Terzuole ATCF Auto
Collaboration Of The Year: Pro-Tech Terzuole ATCF Auto
Manufacturing Quality Award: Heretic Wraith Auto
Kitchen Knife Of The Year®: Bradford Paring Knife
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