The manufacturing of natural handled, traditional, pocket knives was a common business throughout the United States during most of the 20th century, but now, that has become uncommon as there are only a small handful of cutlery manufacturers still remaining in the US. Over the recent years many of the famous cutleries have gone under, and of those that remain only a few actually produce their products on American soil.
Here at Great Eastern Cutlery, we are out of fashion in today’s world of chain stores and imports; we prefer to be known for “MADE IN THE USA”. Our manufacturing company established in August of 2006 in Titusville, PA, has begun a renaissance in classic traditional pocket knives by recreating the old knife patterns as close to authentic as has been seen in 75 years. We blend a mix of mostly manufacturing processes and a few contemporary machine operations to produce high quality classically designed pocket cutlery. In just a few short years we have achieved a reputation for craftsmanship and dedication to tradition, and along the way we have become a successful American manufacturing company.
Most of our employees have been with us from near the beginning, and we consider them as part of our Great Eastern family. Over the years they have become highly skilled in the performance of their craft, and rightfully so as they get a keen sense of accomplishment when they see a finished Great Eastern Cutlery pocket knife. Typically, more than 200 individual processes are required, and we use only the finest materials to build a knife that will look, feel, and perform like an authentic American pocket knife from the late 19th and early 20th century, the golden age of pocket cutlery.
Our unique company building is not only an excellent facility for the efficient manufacturing of classic pocket knives but is also designed to allow our visitors and customers to come in to tour, view, and watch our craftsmen and women as they perform many of the hand and machine processes of fabricating, assembling, and finishing of Great Eastern Cutlery knives.
Thank you for visiting our website and please take the opportunity someday to come visit us in historic Titusville Pennsylvania.