The 12 Days of Industrial Knives and Blades

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The 12 Days of Industrial Knives and Blades

You may be surprised to learn that our industrial knives and blades are used to cut items you use and see every day.  Over the next 12 days,  we will unveil goods that our knives or blades have been used to manufacture that are commonly found around this time at a holiday dinner, much like the one […]

Looking Ahead: Industry Trends

Are you starting to prepare for 2014? Want to know what you should expect in the industry next year?  Below we have compiled links for  industry trends for 2014.  We will keep updating them throughout the month of December! Remember even with the new trends in each industry, we can help you!  We have provided thousands […]

See You at PACK Expo!

Along with debuting a new booth design this year, every day during PACK Expo at 2 pm we will be drawing a winner for aa fabulous York Saw & Knife branded Lands’ End gift back!  PACK EXPO is held September 23-25 in Las Vegas and is the largest packaging and processing show in the world. […]

Cross Cutter and Slitter Blades for the Non-Woven Industry

York Saw and Knife manufactures numerous industrial cutting blades, but this season we are featuring our guillotine and circular slitter knives, especially the winder & re-winder cut off knives.  These type of blades are used in the non-woven industry.  Our blades offer cutting solutions to enhance blade durability and application issues, including the problematic sticking and melting of […]

What We Need to Know to Quote

Ever wanted to submit a request for quote to us, but weren’t sure what information we needed? Since the majority of our blades are customized, we need specific information from the customer to be sure we manufacture the correct blade.  Below is a list of important aspects we would need to know to quote your […]

How Do We Do That? Reverse Engineering Explained

Have a knife, but not sure of the specifications? Think your knife is a challenge to duplicate? Not a problem!  Whatever your application, machine, or material York Saw and Knife is able to work with you to reverse engineer a solution for you.  We can design and produce a knife for you with the ultimate […]

Lower Priced versus Higher Priced Blades: Benefits and Applications

York Saw and Knife manufactures blades not only for a wide array of applications, but for various price points as well.  Some customers may want a lower costing blade versus a higher quality blade at a higher price point. The following are reasons and examples for the cheaper and more expensive option of our blades. […]

Saw Blade & Machine Knife Safety Warnings: Funny Serious.

Some product warning labels are borderline ridiculous: “Do not place (toaster oven) inside working conventional oven” “Do not use (microwave) for drying pets” …or my latest favorite: “Remove infant before folding (stroller) for storage.” Then again, it seems some other warning labels can’t be serious enough. Like the ones on industrial cutting equipment. Safety warning […]

At YSK, Precision Manufacturing Reaches a New High

York Saw & Knife is proud to announce the addition of a Trumpf 2025 Laser Center to our production line. We’ll be following up with more information in the coming weeks. For now, the picture on the left serves as a “small” example of exactly how precise this machine really is – the fingernail-sized bicycle […]

5 Things We Can’t Live Without: Machine Knives in Action

Machine knives are some of the unsung heroes of the manufacturing process. They are silent, dedicated workers that help cut and shape our products from raw material to packaged product. Without them, all the engineering skill, all the experienced labor, and all the automation in the world would yield a whole mangled heap of unfinished […]