Les de Asis
Chairman, Benchmade Knife Company
Benchmade Knife Company
American Knife and Tool Institute board of regents member Les de Asis is the founder and owner of Benchmade Knife Company.
As the founder and owner of Benchmade Knife Company, Les de Asis has shown years of dedication to the knife industry.
He is the co-founder of Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC) and co-founder of the American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI).
In 2010, Les
announced that all Benchmade
branded product would be proudly made in the USA.
undying passion to continually innovate and dedication to excellence has earned him enormous respect in the knife industry and beyond."