VICTORINOX.Swiss Army Knife.
Those who need to be ready for anything take one of these with them everywhere. Since 1897, the Swiss Army Knife has been a trusted tool of adventurers around the world. Whether you are exploring the city, the ocean the mountains or even space….the Swiss Army Knife is the companion you can count on.
Victorinox. History and Tradition.
The 125 year history of Victorinox is characterised by perseverance and continual growth. Typical Swiss characteristics, that set the tone for the company’s development.
In 1884, the cutler and entrepreneur Karl Elsener opened a cutlers business in Ibach-Schwyz, which is in Central Switzerland. In the course of its 125 year history, it developed in to a global company.
Victorinox was founded at a time when Switzerland was still one of the poorer countries in Europe. Around 1880, many Swiss were unemployed and felt they had no option but to emigrate. In spite of these difficult economic conditions, the cutler Karl Elsener took the initiative nd laid the foundations for a thriving company ny opening his cutlers business.
The company founders pioneering spirit, honesty and deep roots in the region have accompanied the history of the Victorinox company over the last 125 years and live on in its philosophy and products.
This is the original Swiss Army Knife. Over 100 years later, each knife still possesses the DNA of its forefathers – inspired functionality and reliability. You will still find in them the tools that mankind has always needed to get the job done. Over the year the Swiss Army Knife has added new functionalities to cater to the needs of today while staying true to their iconic roots. Called pocket knives, these knives will be spending a lot of time outside your pocket.