Press Release

Introducing the Ontario Knife Company XM-1 Folder

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An easy-to-access concealed knife can be an officer’s or operator’s saving grace when faced with a life and death encounter in the field — which is why Ontario Knife Company has introduced the ultimate combat knife — the Ontario Knife Company XM-1 Folder (NSN: 1095-01-535-5724).  Constructed with N690Co Stainless Steel with a satin finish, this blade boasts incredible toughness yet is engineered to be a lightweight, precision balanced alternative to spring-loaded blades and locks. With no spring-loaded opening mechanism, Ontario Knife Company is able to deliver a sleek, compact and extremely effective blade that will open smoothly every time.

Available with either a plain or partially serrated blade edge, and yielding an overall length of 8”, the Ontario Knife Company XM-1 Folder also features cryo-quenched dual titanium liner locks for maximum safety. Its machined aircraft aluminum handle is extremely low profile, housing a 3.375″ long / 0.19″ thick blade, and comes equipped with a handy pocket clip so it is conveniently concealed in a pocket, boot or belt.  The handle features an ergonomic thumb ramp and finger grooves to improve grip and the blade’s fuller keeps the knife’s overall weight at a mere 6.5 ounces — resulting in an extremely lightweight, low profile and useful knife.

Founded in 1889, The Ontario Knife Company is a U.S. owned and operated organization that continually stays
 on the forefront of knife designs and cutting-edge technology.  Ontarioʼs military supply roots go deep into its history, as the company has been supplying quality cutlery to the U.S. Military since WWI, beginning with its famous 18-inch Machete. Today, the company consistently develops new knife designs that allow military personnel to have the products they need in order to get their jobs done both on and off of the battlefield. Ontario Knife is also especially proud of being selected as the sole provider of the United States Marine Corps OKC3S Multi-purpose Bayonet System and the Model 4 Rescue Strap Cutter. In addition to being a major supplier to the U.S. Armed Forces, Ontario Knife teams with a nationwide network of distributors/dealers to market its products to many diverse consumer and niche markets including the tactical/military, hunting, outdoors, law enforcement and cutlery industries. Worldwide sales activity encompasses more than 28 countries and continues to grow.

For more information about Ontario Knife Company and its industry-leading line of advanced knives, machetes, edged products and specialty tools, contact Ontario Knife Company at P.O. Box 145-26 Empire Street · Franklinville, NY 14737 · Telephone (716) 676-5527 · Or visit www.ontarioknife.com.  The Ontario Knife Company is a subsidiary of publicly traded Servotronics Inc. (listed as SVT on NYSE-Amex exchange).

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