It’s true- today on October 5th Benchmade announced their purchase of Lone Wolf knives. We don’t know what this will hold for the future of Lone Wolf knives, but we think it can only bring good things. Perhaps the first Benchmade dual action knife.
Here’s some of the info from the official press release: Benchmade Knife Company Acquires Lone Wolf Knives
Acquisition Brings Breadth and Variety to Benchmade’s Portfolio of Brands
October 5, 2010, OREGON CITY, Ore.-Benchmade Knife Company is pleased to announce their acquisition of Wilsonville, Ore.-based Lone Wolf Knives, Inc. The addition of Lone Wolf Knives to the Benchmade portfolio will allow the company to compete at the heart of the sports cutlery market with a purpose driven product line influenced by the outdoors.
“The acquisition of Lone Wolf Knives will be a great addition to the Benchmade family of brands,” says Les de Asis, Founder and CEO of Benchmade Knife Company. “Those familiar with Lone Wolf Knives appreciate the extremely strong connection the brand and product has with the outdoors.”
New Lone Wolf Knives product will be developed in the coming months and will be launched at the NSSF SHOT Show, January 18th-21st at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.