When it comes to industrial cutting, precision blades are paramount. You also need blades that are built to stand up to the rigors of your process.

At Leverwood Knifeworks, we specialize in blade manufacturing, producing precision custom industrial blades and knives for a wide array of applications, including packaging, printing, food processing, laminating, converting, and many more.

Whether your industrial process requires chopping, perforating, scraping, folding, slicing, sealing, shearing, or cutting, we can provide you with the exact blade you need. With over 25 years of experience in the cutting tool industry, we know what it takes to produce exceptional machine knives that are both razor-sharp and burr-free.

Need a specific cut pattern or want to explore better options for blade life and durability? Our experts are happy to talk with you to improve your industrial machine knives and meet your production goals.

Types of Industrial Machine Knives We Offer

Toothed and Perforating Blades

Need a custom toothed or perforating blade for your converting process? We can produce custom industrial blades for both foreign and domestic equipment in virtually unlimited profiles to meet the needs of nearly any application. Every blade is precision ground for a razor-sharp edge that produces uniform cuts across the entire tooth profile.

Tray Sealing and Formed Blades

Looking for tray sealing or formed blades with guaranteed consistency and durability? From blister pack blades and bag knives to seal bars and food processing blades, Leverwood's stringent quality control means precise, dimensional accuracy every time!

Tear Tab Blades

When your converting process requires a tear tab cut, you need a tear tab blade that delivers precision and extended life. Our tear tab machine knives are precision welded to ensure perfect placement every time.

Shear, Straight Edge, and Scraper Blades

Whether your process includes cutting, shearing, slicing, dicing, sealing, or scraping, Leverwood manufactures the most precise, longest-lasting straight edge blades available. We can produce custom industrial blades up to 138 inches to meet your requirements.

Specialty Blades

Need an unusual blade that doesn't fit the norm? We can develop new and unique edge and knife designs to fit your application. Our custom industrial blades can be to fit any style, including curved, circular, tear tab, notch, wavy, crowned, or tapered. Plus, we can manufacture standard or custom equipment from blade mounts and backer bars to crimpers and anvils.

Materials and Coatings

We manufacture blades and machine knives from a variety of materials to meet your application specifications. We have solutions for strength, hardness, wear resistance, abrasion resistance, shock resistance, pliability, high temperature, and more. We also offer a variety of specialized custom coatings, including non-stick, non-wetting, low friction, corrosion resistance, and more.

Have questions? Need more information about a particular blade type? We're happy to help!

How Our Custom Industrial Blades Save You...


Get the blades you need when you need them most! We offer same-day quotes on most standard items. Our in-house stocking program makes it easy to get the machine knives you need fast, reducing your inventory storage needs and ensuring minimal processing for reorders. We also offer direct shipping to third parties and private labeling, too!


We work hard to minimize your total costs so you can run your operation more efficiently. Our lean manufacturing process, along with a robust inventory of raw materials, means we can produce your industrial machines knives quickly and at the most competitive pricing.


Don't let poor-quality blades derail your operation. Our stringent and documented quality control process—coupled with Leverwood's in-house training program—means we produce our custom industrial blades to the highest quality standards with near-zero defects so that you can buy with confidence! Plus, we can modify any existing design or specifications to improve virtually any application.