The ergonomically-designed "hand-perfect" Wedge-Lock handle is added to Cutco cutlery, ensuring a comfortable, slip-resistant grip
The exclusive Double-DŽ stay-sharp recessed edge is added to several Cutco items
ALCOA purchases Case Cutlery's share of Alcas. Alcas becomes wholly-owned by ALCOA. An improved Universal Wedge-Lock handle is added to Cutco products
Alcas management team purchases the company from ALCOA in a management buyout
Alcas acquires Vector Marketing Corp. establishing it as Alcas' wholly-owned Cutco marketing subsidiary in the U.S.
Vector Marketing expands into Canada
Alcas acquires KA-BAR Knives, Inc.
Cutco opens a Visitors Center next to its corporate headquarters
Alcas acquires Schilling Forge Inc. in Syracuse, N.Y., a small supplier of forgings for products like Cutco's Super Shears.
Cutco unveils its online Gift Registry
The Alcas Corporation name is changed to Cutco Corporation as the company marks its 60th anniversary
Cutco starts a new home social program, Cutco at Home