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YAXELL Corporation is one of the major knife manufacturers
in Japan since 1932.

Yaxell Corporation has inherited ancient sword smiths’ traditional skills, and has been crafting professional kitchen knives since the company's establishment in 1932.

Kitchen knives exist as essential products in our daily lives.
This is the reason why we continue to strive for the kind of quality knife that customers not only want, but need. To this end, we develop new products from the ground up, designed to fit a variety of purposes and lifestyles.
Combining the best of advanced technology with the unsurpassed knowledge and expertise of traditional craftsmen, we have created several high-end knife lines.Each high-end knife line has Japanese character(s) as its name: “超豪SUPER GOU”, “嵐 RAN”, “膳 ZEN”, “潔 KETU” and “太子Taishi”.

We hope that our customers feel anticipation when they choose our products and pick them up, and exhilaration each time they use them.

Yaxell Corporation will continue to pursue new possibilities for kitchen knives in the new era, and to work on maintaining and improving our manufacturing technologies to produce the highest quality products.

Company profile

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  • President

    Yoshihisa Yamada

  • Head office & factory

    41, Sakaemachi 2-Chome, Seki-City,Gifu 501-3253, Japan.

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