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Tactical Folding Knives Market By Opening Type (Push Button Automatic Opening, Manual Opening), By End-Use Application (Military & Defense, Homeland Security, Fishing & Hunting, Sports & Recreational Activities) - Growth, Future Prospects And Competitive Landscape, 2018 – 2026

Published: May 2019 | Report Code: 59685-05-19

Industry Outlook

A tactical knife is a blade intended to be utilized for numerous applications including hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and defense applications. Furthermore, tactical folding knives can also be utilized as a self-protection tool. Tactical folding knives are available in different form based on the different alloy material for the blades, opening type and handle material. A folding blade is essentially a folding knife that is portable and can be collapsed closed. Folding blades are a standout amongst the most flexible alternatives available since they can be single bladed, twofold bladed, smooth or serrated, and arrive in an assortment of sizes which still fit in your pocket. Obviously, numerous sorts of multi-devices, for example, the Swiss Army blade are viewed as collapsing blades, so the classification is a really differing one. A wide variety and wide range of application are encouraging the demand for such tactical foldable knives.

Market Synopsis

Tactical Folding Knives Market

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"Manual Opening Claim an Upper Hand Over Push Button Automatic Opening Tactical Folding Knives"

Tactical folding knives have been classified into push button automatic opening and manual opening knives based on their opening method. At present, manual opening tactical folding knives leads the overall market in terms of market value. Manual knives expected to maintain their dominance throughout the forecast period owing to their simple and functional designs. Manual opening knives are also less expensive compared to the push-button automatic opening knives. However, an automatic opening gives the liberty to use knife with a single hand and hence are extensively preferred by defense and homeland security applications. Automatic opening tactical knives are growing at a faster rate compared and expected to increase their market share in coming years.

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"North America to Emerge Supre in the Global Tactical Folding Knives Market"

North America is one of the most promising markets for overall tactical folding knives. North America is the biggest spender in terms of national defense budget. The overall budget of the U.S. is expected to go beyond US$ 1 Tn in coming years. This helped war accessories market including tactical folding knives market is expected to get a boost from the rise in budget. Besides liberal and open weapons guidelines and policies in the U.S. also helped the market to flourish in this region. Hunting Fishing and other adventure sports helped tactical folding knives and other outdoor knives market to grow. Europe is home to some of the most prominent tactical folding knives and multi-tools manufacturers. Active tourist spots for adventure sports and recreational activities is encouraging the demand for tactical folding knives in Europe. Similarly, growth in defense budgets and growing trend of sports & recreational activities in Asia Pacific is also helping the overall tactical folding knives market.

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Market Segmentation

ATTRIBUTE DETAILS
Research Period  2017-2027
Base Year 2018
Forecast Period  2019-2027
Historical Year  2017
Unit  USD Billion
Segmentation

 by Opening Type (2016–2026; US$ Bn)
 • Push Button Automatic Opening
 • Manual Opening

 by End-use Application (2016–2026; US$ Bn)
 • Military & Defense
 • Homeland Security
 • Fishing & Hunting
 • Sports & Recreational Activities

 Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Bn)
 • North America (U.S., Canada)
 • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Rest of Europe)
 • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of Asia Pacific)
 • Rest of the World (Middle East & Africa, Latin America)

Competitive Landscape   

The research study covers some of the leading tactical folding knives markets including Smith & Wesson, Cold Steel, SOG, Benchmade, Gerber, Zero Tolerance, CRKT, Kershaw, Spyderco, MicroTech, Victorinox and Leatherman. The art of knifemaking is one of the very few arts, manufacturers take pride in owing. Tactical folding knives market is quite competitive and the global leader has to face fierce competition from local manufacturers. However, these manufacturers face each other to bag contracts from government, military and homeland security contracts for providing tactical folding knives to the forces. In addition, use of high-performance alloys and consistent upgrade in design are few of the several prominent business strategies adopted by the leading manufacturers to maintain their brand value and significance in the market.

Tactical Folding Knives Market

1. Preface
1.1. Report Description
1.1.1. Purpose of the Report
1.1.2. Target Audience
1.1.3. USP and Key Offerings
1.2. Research Scope
1.3. Research Methodology
1.3.1. Phase I-Secondary Research
1.3.2. Phase II-Primary Research
1.3.3. Approach Adopted
1.3.4. Top-Down Approach
1.3.5. Bottom-Up Approach
1.3.6. Phase III-Expert Panel Review
1.3.7. Assumptions
1.4. Market Segmentation

2. Executive Summary
2.1. Global TFK Market Snapshot
2.2. Global TFK Market, by Opening Type
2.3. Global TFK Market, by End-use Application
2.4. Global TFK Market, by Geography

3. Global Tactical Folding Knives (TFK) Market Analysis
3.1. Global TFK Market Overview
3.2. Market Dynamics
3.2.1. Market Drivers
3.2.2. Market Challenges
3.3. See-Saw Analysis
3.3.1. Impact Analysis
3.4. Attractive Investment Proposition
3.5. Competitive Landscape
3.5.1. Market Positioning of Key Industry Participants
3.5.2. Major Strategies Adopted by Key Industry Participants

4. Global Tactical Folding Knives (TFK) Market Value, by Opening Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
4.1. Overview
4.1.1. Global TFK Market Value Share, by Opening Type, 2017 & 2026 (Value %)
4.1.2. Global TFK Market Value, by Opening Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
4.2. Push Button Automatic Opening
4.2.1. Global Push Button Automatic Opening TFK Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
4.3. Manual Opening
4.3.1. Global Manual Opening TFK Market, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)

5. Global Tactical Folding Knives (TFK) Market Value, by End-use Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.1. Overview
5.1.1. Global TFK Market Value Share, by number of capsules, 2017 & 2026 (Value %)
5.1.2. Global TFK Market Value, by number of capsule, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.2. Military & Defense
5.2.1. Global TFK Market for Military & Defense Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.3. Homeland Security
5.3.1. Global TFK Market for Homeland Security Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.4. Fishing & Hunting
5.4.1. Global TFK Market for Fishing & Hunting Application , 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.5. Sports & Recreational Activities
5.5.1. Global TFK Market for Sport & Recreational Activites, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)

6. North America Tactical Folding Knives (TFK) Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.1. Overview
6.1.1. North America TFK Market Value, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
6.2. North America TFK Market, by Opening Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.2.1. Comparative Analysis
6.3. North America TFK Market, by End-use Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.3.1. Comparative Analysis
6.4. North America TFK Market Value, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.4.1. U.S.
6.4.2. Canada

7. Europe Tactical Folding Knives (TFK) Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.1. Overview
7.1.1. Europe TFK Market Value, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
7.2. Europe TFK Market, by Opening Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.2.1. Comparative Analysis
7.3. Europe TFK Market, by End-use Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.1. Comparative Analysis
7.4. Europe TFK Market Value, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.4.1. U.K.
7.4.2. Germany
7.4.3. France
7.4.4. Rest of Europe

8. Asia Pacific Tactical Folding Knives (TFK) Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.1. Overview
8.1.1. Asia Pacific TFK Market Value, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
8.2. Asia Pacific TFK Market, by Opening Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.2.1. Comparative Analysis
8.3. Asia Pacific TFK Market, by End-use Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.1. Comparative Analysis
8.4. Asia Pacific TFK Market Value, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.4.1. China
8.4.2. Japan
8.4.3. India
8.4.4. Rest of Asia Pacific

9. Rest of World (RoW) Tactical Folding Knives (TFK) Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.1. Overview
9.1.1. RoW TFK Market Value, 2016 – 2026, (US$ Mn)
9.2. RoW TFK Market, by Opening Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.2.1. Comparative Analysis
9.3. RoW TFK Market, by End-use Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.3.1. Comparative Analysis
9.4. RoW TFK Market Value, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.4.1. Middle East & Africa
9.4.2. Latin America

10. Company Profiles
10.1. Smith & Wesson
10.2. Cold Steel
10.3. SOG
10.4. Benchmade
10.5. Gerber
10.6. Zero Tolerance
10.7. CRKT
10.8. Kershaw
10.9. Spyderco
10.10. MicroTech
10.11. Victroinox
10.12. Leatherman

* TFK - Tactical Folding Knives

FIG. 1 : Global Tactical Folding Knives (TFK): Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 : Global TFK Market: Research Methodology
FIG. 3 : Top-Down and Bottom Up Approach
FIG. 4 : Global TFK Market Segmentation
FIG. 5 : Global TFK Market, by Opening Type, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 6 : Global TFK Market, by End-use Application, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 7 : Global TFK Market, by Geography, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 8 : Global TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 9 : See-Saw Analysis: Global TFK Market
FIG. 10 : Market Positioning of Key Industry Participants, 2017
FIG. 11 : Global TFK Market Value Contribution, by Opening Type, 2017 & 2026 (Value %)
FIG. 12 : Global Push Button Automatic Opening TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 13 : Global Manual Opening TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 14 : Global TFK Market Value Contribution, by End-use Application, 2017 & 2026 (Value %)
FIG. 15 : Global TFK Market Value for Military & Defense Application, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 16 : Global TFK Market Value for Homeland Security, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 17 : Global TFK Market Value for Fishing & Hunting Application, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 18 : Global TFK Market Value for Sports & Recreational Activities Application, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 19 : North America TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 20 : U.S. TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 21 : Canada TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 22 : Europe TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 23 : U.K. TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 24 : Germany TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 25 : France TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 26 : Rest of Europe TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 27 : Asia Pacific TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 28 : China TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 29 : Japan TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 30 : India TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 31 : Rest of Asia Pacific TFK Market Value, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 32 : RoW TFK Market Value, 2017– 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 33 : Middle East & Africa TFK Market Value, 2017– 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 34 : Latin America TFK Market Value, 2017– 2026, (US$ Mn)

TABLE 1 : Market Snapshot: Global Tactical Folding Knives (TFK) Market
TABLE 2 : Impact Indicators
TABLE 3 : Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints
TABLE 4 : North America TFK Market Value, by Opening Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 5 : North America TFK Market Value, by End-use Application, 2016 - 2026 US$ Mn)
TABLE 6 : North America TFK Market Value, by Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 7 : Europe TFK Market Value, by Opening Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 8 : Europe TFK Market Value, by End-use Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 9 : Europe TFK Market Value, by Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 10 : Asia Pacific TFK Market Value, by Opening Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 11 : Asia Pacific TFK Market Value, by End-use Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 12 : Asia Pacific TFK Market Value, by Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 13 : Rest of World TFK Market Value, by Opening Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 14 : Rest of World TFK Market Value, by End-use Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 15 : Rest of World TFK Market Value, by Region, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 16 : Smith & Wesson: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 17 : Cold Steel: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 18 : SOG: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 19 : Benchmade: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 20 : Gerber: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 21 : Zero Tolerance: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 22 : CRKT: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 23 : Kershaw: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 24 : Spyderco: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)
TABLE 25 : MicroTech: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Key Industries Served, Recent Developments)

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