PORTLAND, OREGON (January 22, 2018) – GERBER, an industry-leading manufacturer of knives and multi-tools, announced today the introduction of the brand-new Fastball: an American-made, elevated folding knife that partners precision engineering and polished aesthetics. This new offering will solidify Gerber’s positioning in the growing EDC [everyday carry] landscape, as well as reinforce its dedication to American craftsmanship at a premium-within-reach price point. The Fastball will be available February 13, 2019 with an MSRP of $110 [Urban Grey, Flat Sage] and $115 [Black].

“The Fastball is the perfect EDC knife – aesthetically compelling, functionally flawless, and boasting top-notch materials. A focus on the details, pocket friendliness, and the seamless light switching deployment were front-of-mind throughout the entire development process,” says Karrson Koivisto, Gerber Product Manager. “The outcome is a knife that operates like, and possesses the materials and craftsmanship of, a $200 knife at a much more accessible price point. The Fastball is a must-have for the gear junkie with high expectations and a discerning eye.”

The Fastball is an American-made EDC knife that lives in the place where precision and polish meet. The trend forward yet practical design has an intuitive finger flipper opening, a utilitarian wharncliffe blade, and an aircraft-grade aluminum handle that comes in 3 distinct colors. Equipped w/ B.O.S.S. Tech™, the Fastball lives up to its name offering quick deployment that smoothly activates with “light switch” operation. A 3-position pocket clip and lanyard hole offer multiple ways to securely transport the knife.

Pictured: Flat Sage, Urban Grey, and Black/Black OxideAbout Gerber: Gerber is a leading global supplier of activity specific knives, multi-tools and problem-solving gear. Built on the pillars of craftsmanship, innovation, and an unrelenting commitment to quality and service to others, the trusted brand features a diverse portfolio of equipment for recreational and professional end users. For more information please visit www.gerbergear.com.

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