The beginnings of what is now the company, Zwilling J..A. Henckels, was in 1731 in Solingen, Germany. The trademark symbol of this knife making company is the “TWIN” symbol. It is an old trademark well known in most countries of the world. To his credit is the introduction of the serrated utility knife, santoku kinife, and perma-edge bread knife to the United States. The J.A. Henckels’ name is associated with quality standards in each piece manufactured.
The accolades given to J.A. Henckels’ classic cutlery design include high durabilty, stain resistant carbon no-stain steel, precision cutting with hand honed edge. triple riveted handles for duration and comfort and a lifetime warranty against craftsmanship and material defects.
There are several lines of kitchen cutlery produced by Henckels: The Four Star line, The TWIN Select series, The TWIN Cuisine and the TWIN Professional “S”, and in 2006, the TWIN Four Star II was introduced.