Gerber knives were designed by various people including William Harsey Jr., Fred Carter, Bob Loveless, Blackie Collins and more. Some of the former employees like Pete Kershaw and Al Mar have also been known to break out from the company and start their own knife companies. Bear Grylls has also used Gerber knives on his reality TV survival shows.
Gerber designs and manufactures knives for a variety of applications. The company is also credited for manufacturing survival tools like flashlights and compasses. Each knife produced by Gerber is based on one of seven models i.e. Gerber Guardian, Gerber Blackie Collins, Gerber Mark II and more.
Today, Gerber is a sub-division of a company known as Fiskars that is based in Finland. With such a long list of great knives, it is safe to say that we will be seeing more of Gerber for a long time to come. Their line of utility and survival knives, as well as their survival gear, is all top notch. The company certainly excels at providing the consumers with what they need. And while we may have covered some of their top knives, it’s important to note that the company has so much more to offer. With some of the knives having being in production for more than twenty years and some of the employees having stepped out to build successful knife companies, Gerber does more than just cater to its consumers. It is quite clear that employees love it and learn a great deal from the company. Other companies can certainly learn a thing or two from Gerber about empowering employees while catering to the consumer needs. What do you think about this knife production mogul? Is your favorite knife from Gerber reviewed here? If not, let us know more about it in the comment section.