Victorinox is a very green and ethical company so much that requires every employee who works at the company to watch "Al Gore's film the inconvenient truth". Their factory is designed to only take up as much power as a normal 4 bedroom family home! They used a closed water loop system which consist 92% of the heat requirements of the factory along with 120 apartments situated near the factory. The staffs bike their way to the factory as influenced by the Al gore film which focuses on green technology.
Quality is at the forefront of Victorinox because they focus on quality control processes since 1884. Today these are of course more advanced and start with a quality control inspection of any material that comes into the factory to produce these award-winning Multi-tools. Victorinox do the similar process if any of the OEM parts will be use to produce any of the Swiss army knives. Whilst on the factory, they follow many processes to make sure that there is quality throughout the manufacturing process. Lastly, once completed there is a quality control inspection on completed items.
Some history about the Victorinox brand:
The Victorinox rescue tool is one of the best known and most loved Swiss Army knives. It developed over 5 years along with the rescue services and is very distinctive with its Yellow Luminescent cover. It is known as one-handed tool. Meaning that you can flip out the knife with one hand which is useful in an emergency.
This particular tool has gone through stringent quality tests especially the window breaker and disc tool which are new additions in this tool. The blade locks into place upon opening due to a special mechanism and it comes with a pouch and it may attached to a variety of belts.
The window breaker and the disc replaced due to the nature of its work, it worn down.
A list of tools included with the Victorinox Rescue tool;
strong screw driver / crate opener with cap lifter and wire stripper
Glass disc saw for shatterproof glass
Luminescent yellow grip shells
Lock blade for one hand opening
Colour Luminescent Yellow Length 122 mm Width 34.5 mm Height 21 mm Net Weight 170 cm