Through the years Microtech® Knives has infused passion and skill into making works of art that are an apex of functionality and form. Started in an apartment in Vero Beach, Florida in 1994, Anthony Marfione has grown Microtech to be one of the largest production knife companies in the world. The "King of Spring" has built a reputation for OTF automatic knives, also commonly referred to as switchblades. Microtech and its vast team is now operated in Mills River, NC. Microtech is Famous for OTF (Out the Front) single and Double Action D/A automatic knives, Microtech went from having just one model to over a dozen now in constant rotation. The current OTF knife models from Microtech the are Halo 6, Combat Troodon, Troodon, Ultratech, UTX-85, UTX-70 and 2 new models Dirac and Dirac Delta. Microtech also has folding knives like the Socom Elite and LUDT. The Socom Elite comes in an automatic and manual open folder.