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Benchmade and Tactical Pro Shop On Hand At CATO

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Tactical Pro Shop and Benchmade have a strong presence at this years CATO show as well. In addition to show specials from Tactical Pro Shop, Benchmade knives is on-site doing free engraving during the show.


The CATO (California Association of Tactical Officers) Training Conference is an annual training event and 2 day vendor show that is open to Members and Law Enforcement / Federal Agencies only.

SHOT Show 17 – Benchmade Knives

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Ti Bali-Song


The Bali-Song AKA the butterfly knife is a pretty iconic design, and Benchmade put their own spin on it with the Ti Bali-Song, manufacturing the handle out of sandblasted billet titanium and integrating a squeeze-activated magnetic latch. The blade, made of CPM-S30V steel, is shaped into the somewhat unique Wharncliffe style, unusual for a Bali-Song knife. Comes with a grey sheath.

BLK Rescue Hook


The BLK Rescue Hook was originally designed for corrections officers, and is made of 440C stainless steel. The enlarged hook gap allows the tool to cut rope up to 1″ thick. Comes with an ambidextrous sheath with removable retention strap.

Infidel 10-Year Anniversary


This variant of the Infidel commemorates 10 years of Benchmade’s flagship auto knife. The handle is made of 6061-T6 billet aluminum with a silver bright dip, while the blade is made of CPM-S30V stainless steel in a double-edge dagger style. The Infidel 10-Year also comes with an Infidel challenge coin.



The Phaeton is a new spine-fire OTF knife designed as a semi-tactical EDC knife. The handle is made of 6061-T6 billet aluminum which is 4600 anodized in either Black or Flat Dark Earth. The drop-point style blade is made of CPM-S30V stainless steel, and the Phaeton also comes with a reversible deep-carry pocket clip.


Benchmade Knife Company Promotes Jon de Asis To Sr. Director Of Operations

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015


August 5th, 2015


(Oregon City, OR) Benchmade Knife Company, manufacturer of premium sports cutlery for more than two decades, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jon de Asis to the role of Senior Director of Operations.

In this new position, Jon will oversee all aspects of manufacturing at Benchmade’s factory including the production, quality, supply chain, engineering and advance development departments. Jon will report to the President & CEO of Benchmade, Les de Asis.

Previously for Benchmade, Jon served as Product Line Manager and Supply Chain Manager. Prior to joining the company, he spent over five years in China serving as a Vice President for SinoRegent, a contract manufacturer serving various sporting goods industries. Jon holds a B.S. and MBA from the University of Oregon.

“We’re extremely excited to have Jon step into this new role” said Les de Asis. “Jon’s broad experience and leadership skills will be critical to managing our strong growth, and ensuring that we continue to deliver industry-leading quality and innovation.


Benchmade Announces Ultimate Experience Contest

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Benchmade Knife Company, manufacturer of premium sports cutlery for over 26 years, is pleased to announce the Benchmade Ultimate Experience Contest.


Benchmade owners will have opportunity to share their “Benchmade Story” with the company for a chance to win a trip for two (2) to Oregon City, Oregon to visit the Benchmade Factory. Included in the grand prize is airfare for two (2) to Portland, hotel accomodations in Downtown Portland, a personal tour of the Benchmade factory, and a “meet & greet” with members of the Benchmade staff including founder and President, Les De Asis. In addition, the winner of the Benchmade Ultimate Experience will work with the Benchmade Product Team to design their own, one of a kind, prototype knife that will be built and sent out following the trip.

To enter visit www.benchmade.com/UltimateExperience and submit a highly detailed explanation about the history of your Benchmade knife(s) over time and provide a large image of our Benchmade knife(s) and pictures from the field. Stories must be factual.

All entries must be received by 11:59 pm PST on April 1st, 2015 to be eligible for the grand prize selection. Limit one (1) entry per person.

Benchmade Introduces The New Custom Knife Maker

Friday, April 25th, 2014


For a while now, Benchmade has offered customers the option to order a customized Griptilian knife. Benchmade has recently expanded customization to the Barrage and Mini-Barrage knives. A new interface with expanded options on the Custom Knife website allows customers an on-screen preview of their knife as they select the blade, choose from 14 different handle and back-spacer colors, and choose the positioning of custom laser markings.  The customer receives email notifications of the progress of the knife build with videos explaining the knife building process, and can also share custom knife creations via Facebook or Twitter.


Benchmade HUNT Teaser

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Benchmade has released a teaser video of their newest line of HUNT hunting knives. The line will be revealed at the upcoming 2014 SHOT Show.


Benchmade Knife Company Announces “Benchmade Law Enforcement Division”

Friday, September 20th, 2013

We received this announcement just a little while ago. Check out their Facebook page to keep abreast of what Benchmade is doing for the LE community.

September 19, 2013, OREGON CITY, Ore. – Benchmade Knife Company is pleased to announce the launch of it’s “Law Enforcement Division”.


Benchmade has proud history of serving law enforcement agencies over the years and Benchmade’s Law Enforcement Division looks to directly speak and address the needs of law enforcement individuals and agencies.

“As a part of the Benchmade team, the Law Enforcement Division looks to key-in and specifically work closely with all those in the law enforcement and tactical markets,” says Brian Montgomery, New Business Development Manager, Federal Law Enforcement Sales. “Our new Facebook page will be a great outlet and opportunity to share relevant stories and articles and as well, introduce and share specific product developed for all those in law enforcement.”

Troy Corum, Benchmade’s Commerical Law Enforcement Business Development Manager, says, “Within our division we have 40 years-plus of experience in law enforcement and the tactical markets. With some of these new tools and assets we will be implementing we look to even better serve all those in this market.”.

You can visit the Benchmade Law Enforcement Division Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/BenchmadeLE

2013 Catalogs Available from Benchmade, H&K and Lone Wolf Knives

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Download your copies from www.benchmade.com/products/catalog.