New OLFA SK-12 Safety Knife: All-Stainless-Steel Design and Self-Retracting Blade

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Constructed Specifically to Meet the Food Industry’s Safety and Production Needs

Meet the new OLFA SK-12 safety knife with all-stainless-steel design and self-retracting blade.

OLFA®, a leading maker of premium-quality safety knives and cutting tools, introduces the OLFA SK-12 safety knife for the food industry. The unique, all-stainless-steel design ensures easy detectability by metal detectors.

“We’ve solved the problem food manufacturers and processors face with metal-infused plastic knives,” says James Wallace, President Specialty, Consumer Direct, South Pacific at World Kitchen, LLC. “With the 100 percent all-stainless-steel construction of the OLFA SK-12 – a first for the food industry – there’s no downtime or expertise needed to recalibrate detection equipment.”

NSF® certified for use in food processing areas and environments, the durable OLFA SK-12 has a sanitary, open blade channel that’s easy to clean. In addition, the self-retracting stainless-steel blade means there are no exposed edges when the knife isn’t in use, making it safer for workers.

Another worker safety feature: A low-force blade slider that provides better control for more efficient, precise cutting. The OLFA SK-12 comes pre-loaded with an OLFA SKB-2S premium safety blade for superior sharpness and durability.

“Finally, there’s one knife that will reliably, effectively meet all the stringent safety requirements and production needs of the food industry,” adds Wallace. For more information, visit or call Grant Shepherd at 847-233-8762.

About OLFA Corporation
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, OLFA® Corporation manufactures a premium line of award-winning precision cutters, knives, blades and accessories for industrial professionals, contractors, do-it-yourselfers, safety managers and quilters and crafters. Since 1956, the company has developed industry innovations, including the world’s first snap-off blade and rotary cutter.

About OLFA – North America
A division of World Kitchen, LLC, OLFA – North America has served as the exclusive distributor for OLFA Corporation products since 1994. OLFA is a registered trademark of OLFA Corporation, Japan, used under license by World Kitchen, LLC.

About World Kitchen, LLC
Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., World Kitchen and its affiliates manufacture and market products worldwide through a portfolio of well-recognized and respected brands, including under the Pyrex®, Corelle®, Corningware®, Snapware®, Baker’s Secret®, Chicago Cutlery® and Vintage Charm™ trademarks. World Kitchen’s brands and products have a strong reputation for quality, innovation, performance and durability. World Kitchen and its affiliates employ approximately 3,000 people, and have major manufacturing and distribution operations in North America and Asia-Pacific regions. Pyrex and CorningWare are registered trademarks of Corning Incorporated, used under license by World Kitchen, LLC. For more information, visit

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