Henckels was founded in Solingen, Germany in 1731, becoming the largest kitchen knife manufacturer in the world. Henkcels has long been known for its high-quality, high-priced cutlery, but lately, they have also bgean manufacturing the lower-priced, stamped knives as well. When you want to purchase forged knives, it is best to check if the knife is forged or stamped. Henckels knives are mostly manufactured in Germany, while Henckels International knives are usually made in China.
Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Cermax 9-1/2-Inch Chef's Knife
The Twin Cermax Chef knife, the preminum knife in the complete line of Henckel knives, was developed to compete against the fast-growing Japanese knives that have dominated the knife market in recent years. Henckel actually manufactures the Twin Cermax Chef line in Japan, adopting the Asian knife processing technique in cooperation with a top Japanese Iron Chef. This unique manufacturing process makes for an extremely sharp and strong kitchen knife. The Twin Cermax has a core of special MC66 steel (Microcorbide), surrounded by CLAD material, which makes for an extremely sharp, strong, long-lasting, and corrosion-resisting blade. The handle features a full-tang design, secured by triple rivets, and an excellent ergonomic grip. This line's also features a warranty that is guaranteed for life.
Zwilling JA Henckels TWIN Pro-S Chef's Knife
As a best seller of Henckels kitchen knives, the Twin Pro-S Chef's Knife is designed for everyone, from the house cook to the professional chefs, and is designed for multiple ktichen tasks.The Pro-S blade is made of high-carbon steel, not mixed with any stainless steel, based on Henckels' exclusive formula. The blade is manufactured through Henckels' high-tech welding process, which makes the blade sharper, long-lasting, and stronger.The super bolster and the excellent handle of Pro-S Chef's Knife provide good weight, allowing for better control of the knife and balance in cutting. Read Reviews
Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Pro S 7-Inch Santoku Knife with Hollow Edge
As the most popular line of German cutlery, Henckels Pro S manufactures Santoku knives as well as their more traditional chef knife. Heckels presents the western-style santoku knife by combining the features of both knives, including a forged design, full-tang and bolster, along with a scalloped and short-length blade. Henckels Pro S shows off their extra strong, stain-resistant and long-lasting blade of high carbon stainless steel, using a Friodur ice-hardening process. It is perfect for cooks with relatively small hands and is great for making paper-thin slices. Read Reviews