Rada Mfg. Co. is located in Waverly, Iowa and has been manufacturing cutlery since 1948. Rada Cutlery has earned the reputation of being remarkable. Our employees live our mission of “providing our customers the best value of kitchen knives for their dollar”.
Rada Cutlery products are 100% American Made — from raw materials through construction.
Rada Mfg. Co. is able to continue our Made in the USA manufacturing because our committed employees strive each day to ensure efficiency and eliminate waste. This is done at every stage — manufacturing, packaging, order-processing and shipping.
Rada Cutlery is used in millions of homes every day. Fundraising Groups of all varieties (Churches, Schools, Civic Clubs, Teams, and Youth Groups)
have always been the largest seller of Rada Cutlery with over 19,000 groups selling last year.
Rada Cutlery is also sold by Independent Sellers such as a wide variety of owner-operated stores; at shows, festivals, fairs and flea markets; and via the internet. The Rada Kitchen Store website and catalog are available to people who do not have easy access to a fundraiser or reseller.
During the last 70+ years we have earned a reputation for remarkable quality and tremendous value. Our employees and their families appreciate you choosing to use Rada Cutlery in your kitchen!
Our knives are crafted with surgical quality high carbon stainless steel and sharpened by hand so you can enjoy a razor-sharp edge.
All Rada products have been proudly 100% manufactured in the USA for over 70 years – including materials and construction.
Rada Mfg. Co. will replace any product manufactured by our company returned to us due to defects in material or workmanship.
We hope to inspire and enable great cooking, and to us well-made tools are absolutely essential to that. We believe that better tools make for better cooking, and better meals.
“This is my company. I spend 40% of my waking hours here and I take pride in my work. Quality is important to me because it is a reflection of how I see myself There’s part of me in everything I touch and this is no exception. This was made with pride in America’s Heartland.”
– KELLY SKILLEN
So whether you’re cooking a dinner party for 12, or a quiet meal at home alone, we want to help you make your cooking better, starting with an amazing knife at an honest price.
Employee interviews in the video provide you a behind the scenes look at Rada Mfg. Co. See several stages of knife manufacturing as well as the shipping department and customer service area while Rada employees tell about their jobs.