Company Introducution

MAC Corporation

Company Outline

Company Name MAC Corporation.
Address 3/Fl., Donomoto Building, 2-25 Ebisujimacho, Sakai-Ku, Sakai, Osaka 590-0985, JAPAN.
Telephone +81-72-238-4071
FAX +81-72-227-1252
Factory Location 1945 Oze, Seki-City, Gifu-Pref,501-3265,JAPAN.
President Katsuto Kobayashi
Established 1965.May.
Capital 24Million Japanese YEN(About us$233,000)
Business Content Manufacturing Kitchen Knives and Accessories

How the MAC Knife was developed

In 1954, Our Chairman studied in a College of Arts in Chicago, U.S.A. While he was studying abroad, he had a Part-time job in a Restaurant as a Chef. He was given a heavy, dull (blunt), dangerous pointed tipped German knife and was having a hard time using it. Once, he accidently dropped the knife on to the floor. The knife stuck on the floor and nearly stabbed his feet. When he tried to twist the knife and pull it out from the floor, about 3 cm from the tip was broken. The broken blade looked very ugly, so he fixed it by using the whetstone and made the tip round (curved) and put the edge on it. He recalls that after that the knife’s usability had improved very much and his job progressed very well. He thought, why does the kitchen knife’s blade tip needs to be like spear? What’s more, there was no inconvenience with the round shaped tip when cooking.

He returned to Japan in 1958 and had worked in several fields. But his recall of the round shaped tip knife pushed him to establish MAC Corporation
In 1965, to design more safer/sharper/lighter and easy to use knife, MAC Corporation
was established.
Registering more than 2 Patents and the Design, he had released the MAC Knife into the world.
Since then, over 30 Million knives has been sold worldwide.

How the MAC Knife was developed

‘MAC’ Origin

The Trademark ‘MAC’ comes from MACROCOSM which means Big Universe. He had chosen this word from his ambition and wanted our MAC Knives to be used all around the World. From that he took 3 first letters as ‘MAC’.


Head Office(Sakai-City, OSAKA) Gifu Factory We make it !!! T.kobayashi(Chairman)& K.Kobayashi(President)

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