There’s great news for Benchmade today! That news is listed below, and it’s regarding their Mini-Barrage (585) folding knife model. Just from user experience and other feedback, we completely understand why the Mini-Barrage won the Knife Of The Year Award from The Shoting Industry Acadaemy Of Excellence. Our review on this model will be up this weekend, but in the meantime, check out the details in the press release issued by Benchmade.
Benchmade Wins 2009 Knife of the Year Award
For Immediate Release:
585 Mini-Barrage Wins Knife of the Year
July 30, 2009, OREGON CITY, Ore. – The Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence presented its 2009 Knife of the Year Award to Benchmade Knife Company for the model 585 Mini-Barrage™. The awards were presented at the Shooting Industry Masters event on July 24th in Windsor, Connecticut.
“We are thrilled and honored to receive such a prestigious award” says Les de Asis, CEO and Founder of Benchmade Knife Company. “Benchmade prides itself on manufacturing high-quality, American-made products. To have our standard of excellence recognized is extremely rewarding and gratifying.”