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2022 BLADE Show Knife-Of-The-Year® Award Winners

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

Pro-Tech Malibu Operator

American-Made Knife Of The Year®: Spyderco Military 2

Spyderco Military 2

Most Innovative American Design: Asheville Steel Warlock

Asheville Steel Warlock

Imported Knife Of The Year®: MKM – Maniago Knife Makers Miura

MKM – Maniago Knife Makers Miura

Most Innovative Import Design: Civivi Orthrus

Civivi Orthrus

Accessory Of The Year: Lionsteel Eggie

Lionsteel Eggie

Best Buy: Sencut Sachse

Sencut Sachse

Investor/Collector Knife Of The Year®: Pro-Tech Ultimate Collection Terzuole ATCF Auto

Pro-Tech Ultimate Collection Terzuole ATCF Auto

Collaboration Of The Year: Pro-Tech Terzuole ATCF Auto

Pro-Tech Terzuole ATCF Auto

Manufacturing Quality Award: Heretic Wraith Auto

Heretic Wraith Auto

Kitchen Knife Of The Year®: Bradford Paring Knife

Bradford Paring Knife

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by Mike Ableson.

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