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Jan 22, 2018
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Anago hones Cozzini Bros’ Sharpening Service

Cozzini Bros, America’s largest commercial knife rental and knife sharpening service, serves 45,000+ customers, including some of the largest and most recognizable restaurant and grocery chains […]
Jan 22, 2018

Anago presenting at NAMI Worker Safety Conference at IPPE

Anago founder and principal consultant Peter Dowd has been invited to speak on Best Practices in Knife Sharpening and Handling at the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) […]
Mar 27, 2017
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Knife Sharpness and Traditional Religious Slaughter

Introduction This article looks at how knife sharpening is traditionally managed in the meat industry and some problems with these methods. It then goes on to […]
Sep 22, 2015
Anago - Sharper Blades, Improved Productivity

Knife Sharpness Tester tips for NZ meat processors

Most processing plants in New Zealand have each staff member responsible for the sharpening (honing/stoning) and the maintenance (steeling) of their own knives. The implementation tips […]
Nov 17, 2014

Rapid clamping system speeds up knife testing process

We are delighted to announce that we have made a design improvement to the knife clamping system on the Anago knife sharpness tester. We have done […]
Aug 6, 2014

6 Steps to get the most from your Knife Sharpness Tester

A sharp knife requires far less cutting force than a dull one. This we can all agree on, but just what impact this reduced cutting force […]
Aug 5, 2014

The importance of regularly calibrating your KST

In order to ensure consistent testing results and testing conditions over time, it is very important to regularly calibrate your Anago knife sharpness tester. Day to day […]
Jul 2, 2013

New and improved video for the Anago Knife Sharpness Tester

We are proud announce the release of our latest video for the Anago Knife Sharpness Tester (KST). The video has been created to assist businesses in […]
Jul 22, 2011

Viewing sharpness tests with the Anago Knife Sharpness Tester software

When using the Anago knife sharpness tester to evaluate blades, we recommend running the tests through a computer using the Anago sharpness tester software. Utilizing the […]
Apr 26, 2011

Anago knife sharpness and wear testing helps Swiss Army Knives

Swiss knife manufacturer Wenger, famous for its Swiss Army Knives, timepieces, and its wide array of Kitchen and commercial knives, have begun objectively testing the sharpness […]
Apr 1, 2011

Anago Knife Sharpness Tester cornerstone of Australian sharpness training and assessment

Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) and Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) have recently funded a research program in Australia to improve knife sharpening skill in meat processing […]
Mar 22, 2011

Anago to attend AMI World Food Expo

Anago is pleased to announce that it will be attending the AMI (American Meat Institute) Food Expo in Chicago 13th-16th of April. This is the largest […]