German company Zwilling J.A. Henckels has been selling knives of outstanding quality since 1731. Since the 14th century Seki City in Japan has been the centre of the Japanese sword and knife manufacturing industry. In 2004 Zwilling J.A. Henckels purchased one of Seki City’s leading knife manufacturers. Today this manufacturer combines German engineering and technology with the finest in Japanese craftsmanship to produce the Miyabi brand of knives. The most demanding chefs and home enthusiasts will appreciate these traditional Japanese knives by Miyabi. They are manufactured to the strict quality standards of Zwilling J.A. Henckels.