Quality & other facts

Surprising facts, background knowledge and fascinating numbers from the world of the legendary Swiss Army Knife.

A lifetime of quality

We’ve been producing our Swiss Army Knife for more than a century. During this time, we’ve amassed a wealth of expert knowledge. As such, security forces around the world rely on our pocket knife. In fact, even NASA equips its astronauts with Swiss Army Knives.

Become an expert and learn everything there is to know about our pocket knife.

How a pocket knife is made

Metals, plastics, wood –
the materials we use

Inox is the official name for stainless steel. And because this material is so important for us, we have even incorporated it into our name, Victorinox. Yet chromium steel is not our only material of choice.

Discover the types of metal, plastic and wood we use.

New Products

New

Hunter Pro Alox

red
New

Skipper

Navy Camouflage
New

Huntsman Year of the Pig 2019

red
New

Hunter Pro M Alox

silver
New

Classic SD

Navy Camouflage
Awarded

Wine Master

Walnut wood

Everything you need to know about the Swiss Army Knife

Quality and other facts
Tips & Tricks
Inspiration & Stories
Carving with Kids
Wine Master
Learn more
Classic Limited Edition
Victorinox Design Contest
Surprising facts
Did you know?
Swissness in China
Learn More
Explore products
Calling all Collectors
Learn more
Our world of pocket knives