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Industrial Machine Knives for OEM’s and End-Users Alike

We talked about this before, but thought it was important to expand on how we provide end users and OEM’s the same level of service and quality with every knife and saw we make. After over a century in the cutting business, all we can say is: we get it. As an OEM, you want […]

Specialty Knives and Saws: Proudly Made in America

Did you know York Saw & Knife is one of the oldest active saw and knife manufacturers in the United States? In 1906, York, PA man Louis Klunk set out to become a premier manufacturer of steel, set-tooth saw blades.  He built a business from the ground up, employing and honing the skill of a […]

Shark Tooth Cut-Off Knife

We promised some follow up on the Shark Tooth blade a little while back… York Saw and Knife recently assisted a major consumer products, pressure-sensitive adhesives and materials producer in creating a new cut-off knife for a Winder/Rewinder machine. The company developed a new, very tough film that typical knife designs could not cut cleanly […]

OEM, End Users and York Saw and Knife

We talk to a number of people out there, and visit with others at shows or on the road when we can. We’re unsure, however, how many of you out there are aware of York Saw and Knife’s capabilities to manufacture specialty knives for OEM’s and their end users. York Saw and Knife can outfit […]

Packaging: No Trade-Offs

In the latest Food & Beverage Packaging (they’re welcome for the free pub), there’s an interesting roundtable featuring some of the heavyweights of food and beverage packaging (including one – Steve Gaeta of Unilever – who shares the same last name as this mutineer on Battlestar Galactica). Anyway, the discussion centers on the industry outlook […]

Pack Wrap

Pack Expo 2008 is in the books and York Saw & Knife is back from the Windy City. We really enjoyed the show – and it seemed Pack Expo enjoyed the YSK booth! More attendees visited our booth than any other Pack show we’ve been involved with!* So congrats to the Pack Expo organizers and […]

Counting Down to Pack

In a little over two weeks, York Saw and Knife is hitting Chicago to take part in the 2008 Pack Expo. We’ll be there November 9 – 13. We’re currently finishing our final preparations for the show – crossing t’s and dotting i’s. Pack is an event devoted to the packaging industry, serving suppliers and […]

York Saw and Knife Installs New Test Cutting Machine

Many customers in the packaging and converting business are exploring new types of plastics and polymer materials and experiencing difficulty in using their existing knives to cut these new, progressive materials. York Saw & Knife has developed a test cutting machine to help design engineers and plant personnel solve their cutting problems. The machine is […]