|Privately held company|
|Founded||Santa Fe Springs, CA (2001)|
|Headquarters||Santa Fe Springs, CA|
Number of employees
Pro-Tech Knives, Inc. is a knife manufacturing company based in Santa Fe Springs, California, famous for its automatic knives. Pro-Tech was founded in 2001 by Dave Wattenberg. The company produces about 12,000 knives per year and its most famous models are the Godfather, Godson, and the Runt J4. Pro-Tech has designed models for the U.S. Military and several police departments, including the secret service and US Marshall's Service.
Pro-tech has collaborated with famous knifemakers such as Ernest Emerson, Walter Brend, and Allen Elishewitz on various designs.
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