J.A. Henckels has been manufacturing fine cutlery since 1731. Made in Solingen, Germany, its knives are forged, not stamped. Blade density is improved using the FRIODUR ice-hardening process, which provides a sharper initial edge for easier maintenance over time. Larger knives, like this chef's knife, are crafted using Henckels' exclusive SIGMAFORGE® standard.
Features of SIGMAFORGE® knives are: