LionSteel is based in the famous Italian town of Maniago and was founded by Gino Pauletta. LionSteel is one of the most innovative knife manufacturing brands in the world. In fact, they have already won several Blade Show "Knife of the year" awards since 2012 as well as the "Manufacturing Quality Award" in 2014.
Some of LionSteel innovations are the first "Integral" production knife in the world (The SR-1 Model), world's first RottoBlock locking mechanism (The SR-1) and the world's first knife using DMLS (Direct Metal laser Stintering) technology (The Ti Dust).
LionSteel is regarded as one of the highest quality knife brands in the world and continues to develop innovative and user friendly knives