Les de Asis

Les de Asis

Chief Executive Officer at Benchmade Knife Company

Location:
300 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, Oregon, United States
HQ Phone:
(503) 655-6004
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last updated 11/17/2017

General Information

Affiliations

Co-Founder  - American Knife and Tool Institute

Board Member  - Warrior Protection and Readiness Coalition

Board Member  - American Edged Products Manufacturers Assn.

Co-Founder  - Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition

Board Member  - Regents.

Recent News  

Les de Asis (Co-Founder of AKTI)
Chairman, Benchmade Knife Company Benchmade Knife Company Logo 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. His undying passion to continually innovate and dedication to excellence has earned him enormous respect in the knife industry and beyond."

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Back in 2005, Les de Asis, founder and CEO of Benchmade Knife Company; Chandra Brown, vice president of Oregon Iron Works; Rick Williams, retired Navy captain and director of the Columbia Region at SAIC; and former OECO president Barry Hendrix gathered together to discuss and plan how to better assist Northwest defense suppliers.

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Les de Asis is the Founder and CEO of Benchmade Knife Company, a family business and industry leader recognized globally for its product's quality, innovation and customer service.

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