In its seventy years of creating history, every time it comes up with a new tool, Gerber has always surprised its customers. Started in 1939 as a small batch of handmade cutlery sets for holiday gifts, it catapulted into thousands of stores nationwide. By 1960, Gerber had become one of the most trusted, appreciated and collected names in world of knives. However, Gerber is not just a knife company anymore. Product lines include multi-tools, axes, handsaws, machetes, headlamps, flashlights, survival kits, digging equipment, and others. etc. the company continues to create landmarks in excellent quality and design. Currently Gerber Gear is a sub-division of Fiskars Brands Inc, owned by the Fiskars company of Finland.
Gerber is a company dedicated to making knives and tools that will stand up to a lifetime of use. High quality materials and innovative designs, backed by their famous lifetime warranty. All Gerber products are designed and engineered in Portland, OR where many are produced.
Gerber Gear offers an extensive family of multitools categorized into the following product lines:
- Butterfly Opening – Center Drive, Crucial Black, Crucial FAST Red, Crucial Multitool, Dime, Legend, Splice, Strata, Suspension, Truss, Vice
- One-Hand Opening – Compact Sport 400, Diesel Multi-Plier, Multi-Plier 600
- Solid State – Artifact, Shard Keychain Tool, Short Stack, Span,
- Zipper-Pull – GDC Zip Blade, GDC Zip Driver
- Specialized – Cable Dawg, Curve, Ground Breaker, Myth
- Bear Grylls Collection – Bear Grylls Ultimate Multi-tool, Bear Grylls Compact Multi-tool, Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Fixed Blade Survival Knife
About Gerber Gear
Like the men and women who carry our gear, Gerber is Unstoppable. Decades of innovation and dedication have put us here. Renowned as a master of knives and tools, Gerber’s problem-solving, life-saving products are designed with the unique needs of specific activities in mind. Today that includes much more than a blade.
Founded in 1939 and based in Portland, Oregon, USA, Gerber is an American brand whose products have global reach and relevance. Carried extensively by hunters, soldiers and tradesmen, Gerber’s heritage runs deep. And we are now looking toward the future, where tomorrow’s problems will be solved by the next generation of innovations.
All Gerber products are designed and engineered in Portland, OR where many are produced. We also tap our global supply chain to create a wide range of activity specific gear for wide variety of consumers. And no matter what, every product that bears the Gerber name is backed by our famous lifetime warranty.
Quality, reliability, innovation. For over 70 years this is what our customers have expected from us. And whether our products are used to save time, save the day, or save a life, Gerber always delivers.Gerber Gear
When Joseph R. Gerber described his young knife company, Gerber Legendary Blades, as the, “birth of an enterprise that grew into big business,” it was true, but it was an understatement for sure. What had started out in 1939 as a small batch of handmade cutlery sets given as holiday gifts had turned into thousands of retail accounts around the country. By 1960, Gerber had quickly become one of the most trusted, appreciated and collected names in knives.
Over 70 years since its founding and Gerber continues to grow. Still grounded in the same principles that first guided Joseph R. Gerber’s “enterprise,” Gerber is a company dedicated to making knives and tools that combine high quality materials and innovative designs that will stand up to a lifetime of use. The sleek, stainless steel sheath knives of the ’50s and ’60s (the Magnum Hunter) have given birth to today’s lightweight, open-frame clip folders (the Remix). Gerber is, however, no longer just a knife company. Multi-tools, axes, handsaws, machetes, headlamps, flashlights, survival kits, digging implements – these are the newest directions that Gerber explores with the same standards of quality and design that inform their revered knife making.