Benchmade Knife Company Joins Personal Defense Network Tour


Wayzata, MN – -( Benchmade Knife Company, manufacturer of premium sports cutlery, has joined as a sponsor of the nationwide 2015 Personal Defense Network (PDN) training tour.

For 2015, the PDN training tour has dozens of training events scheduled in more than 30 cities.

The events cover a wide-range of personal defense topics and are taught by highly regarded experts in defensive-firearm instruction.

“I remember buying my first Benchmade Knife, back in the early 90’s. Since that time, I’ve often carried them and almost always had at least one around,” said Rob Pincus, Executive Director of PDN. “They are a great company and I am excited to have them as a new PDN Training Tour sponsor.”

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About Benchmade Knife Company

Benchmade Knife Company is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and sales of hand-held specialty folding and fixed blade cutlery for the outdoor sports, military, police, and collector markets. We are committed to innovation, performance, and the highest standards of quality. Every day, around the globe, sportsmen and professionals alike rely on Benchmade products to get the job done. Our state of the art manufacturing operations and headquarters is located in Oregon City, approximately 30 minutes from downtown Portland, OR. For more information, visit