Messermeister, featuring premier German cutlery, has roots in both Germany and Australia. Today, Messermeister operates as a U.S. company that strives to provide the highest quality of cutlery and culinary tools to both food-service professionals and home. We are committed to designing new and innovative products and sourcing the world to find the very best quality at the right price for the market. Messermeister products are all fully warranted for the life of the user against defects in materials and workmanship. Messermeister is the inventor of the hard plastic edge-guards that come in various shapes and size. If your knives are not in a block or if you carry them around in knife luggage, edge-guards are a must for any knife that you'd like to take care of. This pack of 4 in black fit the following size knives: 4-inch parer, 6-inch utility, 8-inch chef's and a 10-inch slicer. Made of PVC, these are designed with 2 blade entry notches.