Specialty Knives and Saws: Proudly Made in America

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 […]

FiberX

The following was a special April Fools’ email sent to our monthly email members. If you would like to subscribe to the YSK monthly email, email us and include your contact information. York Saw and Knife continually searches for new materials and methods to manufacture our leading-edge cutting tools. Our applications engineers recently completed a […]

Shark Teeth

Tough material or film affecting your production and wrecking your bottom line? Or just giving you a headache you don’t need? The YSK shark tooth cut-off knife will be the topic of an upcoming post. Stay tuned…

Nano Nano

Apple has the iPod nano. An Indian car maker (Tata Motors) launched its Nano this week. Related, there’s buzz building re: nanotechnology in some of the industries York Saw & Knife serves. But, it’s only buzz, and it’s only building.  Packaging World notes a January report on nanotechnology in packaging by the Swiss Center for […]

Google Mapping

York Saw and Knife is now active in Google Maps’ Local Business Center. By searching for or visiting us there, you’ll find our enhanced company listing featuring our contact info, directions, website link, general info and some photos and videos. The YSK Google Maps business listing is a pretty cool feature, particularly for folks not […]

Cutting Costs

All across food processing, materials conversion and packaging, folks are trying to cut costs to meet these challenging economic times.  John Henry, Certified Packaging Professional (CPP), suggests looking for ways to increase production line changeover efficiency. Henry notes, “How much can you save via reduced changeover times? …The lowest number I’ve seen, from a pharmaceutical […]

Connecting

Earlier this week, we attended a webinar (billed as “From google to twitter”) on the various means of distributing news and information in the ever-expanding social media environment. The speakers discussed the social media press release and the usual suspects of twitter, facebook and LinkedIn, etc. For a free webinar, it was very interesting and […]

Record Week

YSK is both happy and excited to announce the week of 2/16 – 2/20 brought us more NEW yorksaw.com user registrations than any other week during the site’s existence! We’re excited more and more people are seeing the value York Saw and Knife provides. And more and more people are becoming invested with YSK to […]

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 […]