Originally Posted By: Doug_Ritter
Thanks! The heat treat is outsourced, as it is with virtually all the major U.S. knife manufacturers. It's about the only part of the manufacturing process that Hogue does not do in-house. As to who exactly, that is proprietary information, thanks for your understanding WRT that.

Having owned and carried a bunch, now, of your knives, I am very confident that you and Hogue will get this right.