Kato UCHI(Forging) HAMONO(Cutlery) SEISAKUSHO(Shop)－カトウ打刃物製作所 This company was founded on April 1, 1953. Founder Mr, Kintaro Kato was born on October 1914. He engaged in forging kitchen knife production in 1928. The company has built up the experience and knowledge of knife making for many years. The president Hiroshi Kato received the certification of the traditional craftsmen on February 2008.