Cold Steel is a Ventura, California-based marketer of knives, swords and other edged weapons and tools. Cold Steel was founded in 1980 by company president, Lynn C. Thompson. Its products are manufactured in various countries including Japan, Taiwan, China and India.
Cold Steel's products include fixed blade knives, folding knives, swords, machetes, tomahawks, kukris, blowguns, walking sticks, and other martial arts related items.
Many of their knives are also made using VG-1 Stainless Steel,4116 Krupp Stainless Steel, 1055 Carbon Steel, SK-5 High Carbon Steel, and AUS 8A Stainless Steel.