Suncraft Company manufacture their chef knives in the well known knife making city of Seki, in Gifu prefecture. The core steel of the Senzo series of knives we offer is the ever popular VG10, an extremely versatile high-carbon stainless steel. VG10 is fairly easy to sharpen, low maintenance, and holds a great edge for a long time. Suncraft finish their knives to the highest level and their packaging is a real pleasure to unbox.