EKA, 140 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
EKA DESIGNS AND PRODUCES KNIVES SINCE 1882
Headquartered in Eskilstuna, Sweden, the historic EKA Company has built up a very high reputation over the years among professional outdoor knife manufacturers, so much to make it one of the best-selling knife manufacturers in the world.
There are many iconic dates in EKA's history. In 1968 the "Classic 6" was the first EKA knife to go to space. In 1990 a royal warrant certificate was awarded to EKA by King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
EKA coninuously strives to bring the highest quality, cutting-edge premium products to the market at fair and competitive prices.
EKA's range currently includes products for hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, tactical and rescue services, culinary experts, collectors and blade professionals.
EKA has produced custom knives for the king of Sweden, former U.S. presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lyndon B. Johnson, and has worked with thousands of world-renowned brands, such as Volvo, Electrolux, Absolut Vodka, Daimler Benz, Mobil, Coca-Cola, Wilkinson, IBM, McDonnell Aircraft, 3M, Nokia and 44,000 other companies around the world.
140 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
After 140 years, the company still maintains the same values that have made EKA an established and sought-after brand. EKA continues its success story today and is daily engaged in researching new designs for tomorrow's hunters.
The sandvik Company was founded in 1862.
Today Sandvik is a thriving business with more than 44,000 employees in more than 130 countries.
Sandvik is a world leader in the steel industry. Most EKA knives are made from Sandvik steel 12c27, a knife steel with excellent edge performance. The Sandvik blade is razor sharp, solid, strong and corrosion resistant.
With a hardness of 57 to 59 HRC, Sandvik 12c27 is the recommended top quality for high-end hunting, pocket, camping, tactical and chef's knives.