METKRAFT’S HISTORY

  • 2015

    Change name to METKRAFT Ltd

  • 2014

    Started Asia Pacific Sales from Vietnam

  • 2011

    Fisher Barton Group Acquires Zenith Cutter Company.

  • 2005

    Zenith opens new 135,000 sq. ft. facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

  • 1997

    Zenith acquires Great Enterprises Co. Ltd Vietnam

  • 1981

    Zenith Cutter Co. moved to present facility in Loves Park, IL.

  • 1960’s - 1990’s

    Zenith begins an extended expansionary period, in which the Company dramatically grows its product lines and customers, and enters numerous new markets.

  • 1958

    Cedric Blazer assumes leadership of Zenith.

    Zenith has less than ten employees.

  • 1955

    Cedric Blazer begins working at the Company after returning from Armed Forces.

  • 1923

    Zenith Cutter Co. founded by Richard Blazer.

    Starts manufacturing and selling replacement knives, predominantly for the woodworking industry.