Mercer Tool Corp. was founded in 1968 on Mercer Street in New York City; what began as a small enterprise is today a multi-faceted corporation with several distinct divisions, most notably Mercer Abrasives and Mercer Culinary?. The Mercer name is highly regarded in the culinary trade and is synonymous with quality, professional cutlery; historically a provider of cutlery to culinary educators and professional chefs, the company is the predominant supplier to more than 90% of the culinary academies in North America. With culinary arts appealing to ever more sophisticated home consumers, the company now offers high quality professional grade cutlery with a distinct value advantage. Exceptional quality in design, materials and craftsmanship are hallmarks of the line. The range of products includes knife cases, cutlery sets, knife sets, competition knifes, culinary guidelines and measurements known as Mercer? Rules?, knife backpacks and more.