Extrema Ratio, located in Prato, Italy, has been designing, manufacturing and selling high performance combat ,military, kitchen, hunting and tactical knives since 1997 enjoying a reputation for excellence that is unsurpassed in the military and tactical knife industry.
The increased capacity through the years enabled Extrema Ratio to extend its operations. As part of this effort, the company moved in 2004 to a new 600 square meter facility in order to meet the market demand and the company quickly established itself as one of the country's leading cutlery manufacturers.
Extrema Ratio serves military and law enforcement communities (for kitchen knives, best hunting knives) as well as commercial markets and the knives like are well known and sought after all over the globe.
The company prides itself in design, material and quality to deliver a high end product that meets the most severe mil-standards.
The production based on modern cutting edge technology is combined with traditional craftsmanship and the result is the pinnacle of this synthesis. The Extrema Ratio design team uses the 3D system to design new models and create prototypes. Each hunting, tactical pocket knife design is then meticulously inspected and then field tested. At this point the finest materials are chosen for durability, function and beauty. Each kitchen, tactical or military knife is then hand assembled and hand finished and inspected by Extrema Ratio team of craftsmen.
First class handwork and well-selected material have contributed to form the image of the Extrema Ratio trademark all over the world.
Each knife that is manufactured at Extrema Ratio has measured up to the Company rigorous standards for quality and performance. The kitchen, tactical or military knives are the result of painstaking research and development. This is an Extrema Ratio hallmark. Extrema Ratio knives represent a real, solid value for the money.
All the knives are made from N690 Cobalt Stainless Steel which is a steel from a small plant in Austria, often used in the manufacture of surgical instruments. This steel along with their tempering methods produce a steel of great strength, flexibility with the capability to take and retain a razor sharp edge. The handles provided on the fixed blade knives are made from a grip polymer called Forprene which provides a very sure and comfortable grip even when wet. The folding range of tactical or military knives have a shell made from a super strong anticorodal alloy and the best materials are used throughout to ensure reliability and longevity.
Extrema Ratio military knives are consistently developed with the direct involvement of the end user.