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New Exclusive HK Knife for Law Enforcement & Military:
Lasermarked Tumult Now Available Only at Kroll International

[Shelby Township, MI/July 8, 2014] - Kroll International, a leading wholesaler of law
enforcement, military/tactical, public safety, and shooting sports equipment, has partnered with the
leader in knives, Benchmade, to bring an exclusive Heckler & Koch (HK) knife to the law enforcement
and military communities. The popular HK Tumult has been customized with both special handle colors
and a lasermarked blade in this unique offering only available through retailers serviced by Kroll
International.

“The HK Tumult is one of the best selling models in the HK brand. It’s fast, proven, made from
premium material and technology, and like all products we make, it’s backed by our LifeSharp Service
and Warranty program. We are excited to be able to partner with a great Law Enforcement outfitter
like Kroll International on this remarkable project,” said Matt Elliott, Senior Marketing Manager at
Benchmade.

The Law Enforcement/Military Elite Edition of the Tumult is a double-action OTF auto knife with
ambidextrous action. Made in the USA, the Tumult features a modified clip-point blade made of D2 tool
steel. As part of this special edition, the 6061-T6 aluminum handle comes in a choice of three colors:
black, desert sand, and OD green. Lasermarked on the blade of the Tumult is the inscription, “Law
Enforcement/Military Elite Edition.” Additional specifications include an overall length of 8.10”, a
closed length of 4.60”, a blade length of 3.50”, and a total weight of 3.00 oz.

“We know law enforcement and military personnel take their knives very seriously,” said Bud
Gardner, Director of Sales and Merchandising at Kroll. “By offering such a high quality, USA-made knife
customized for these professionals, we can bring the best from Benchmade to the everyday heroes who
need high-performance equipment they can count on. Our retailers are certain to have many customers
asking for this tremendous new product.”

Retailers interested in offering the Benchmade HK Elite Edition Tumult, including existing Kroll
International dealers, must contact Kroll at 1-800-359-6912 or www.krollcorp.com. The knife is
available only through Kroll International. Consumers interested in purchasing this knife must contact a
participating dealer.



Press Release
Media Contacts:

Diane Sacra
Kroll International
586-739-6912, x253
d.sacra@krollcorp.com

Matt Elliott
Benchmade
503-351-9909
melliott@benchmade.com

For Immediate Release

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About Benchmade®

For over a quarter century, Benchmade Knife Company has been committed to designing and
manufacturing world-class cutlery and tools. Headquartered in Oregon City, Oregon, Benchmade
differentiates itself through superior performance and reliability, and all Benchmade products are covered
by the company’s LifeSharp service and warranty program.

It’s not a knife. It’s a Benchmade.

HK Knives is a highly regarded brand of Benchmade and represents a proud partnership between two of
the world leaders in elite military and law enforcement products.

www.benchmade.com


About Kroll® International, LLC

Kroll International, headquartered in Shelby Township, Michigan, and founded in 1983, is a leading
wholesaler of Law Enforcement, Military/Tactical, Public Safety, Security, Shooting Sports, and other
related equipment. Representing more than 200,000 products from more than 150 of the most in-demand
manufacturers, Kroll services retailers with a robust product line, ready-to-ship merchandise, expert
customer support, and true wholesale benefits. With more than 31 years in business, Kroll specializes in
developing successful retail dealers. For more information on Kroll International, please call 1-800-359-
6912 or visit www.krollcorp.com.





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