Messermeister, featuring premier German cutlery, has roots in both Germany and Australia. Today, Messermeister operates as a U.S. company that strives to provide the highest quality of cutlery and culinary tools to both food-service professionals and home. We are committed to designing new and innovative products and sourcing the world to find the very best quality at the right price for the market. Messermeister products are all fully warranted for the life of the user against defects in materials and workmanship. The Messermeister "Pro-Touch" series of culinary tools are manufactured from a stainless steel called AISI420. They feature oversized and ergonomic santoprene handles that won't slip when wet. This Messermeister swivel peeler features a double stainless steel blade that swivels and conforms to all shapes of fruit and vegetables. This swivel peeler is best used for vegetables such as potatoes and carrots and has a pointed end to remove blemishes. Use with a right of left hand. Messermeister tools are consistently rated at the top in comparison to other brands for function, quality and ease of use in the kitchen.