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Discussion in 'Ontario Knife Company' started by Toooj, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Toooj


    Aug 8, 2006
    Knife friends,

    After 45 years in industry (30 in the knife industry), I am retiring.
    October 31, 2019 will be my last official day.
    It has been my pleasure to have been a part in this wonderful industry. The reason I have stayed in the world of knives is not the money but because I have met so many great people.
    I will still be involved with edged tools but now as an enthusiast.
    I plan on continuing to attend shows and be on various forums.
    I wish all of you well.

    Best Regards,

    Paul Tsujimoto
    V.P. of Engineering
    Ontario Knife Company
  2. jmh33

    jmh33 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 16, 2003
    Best wishes.. Have fun too!! And Thanks for your time here!!
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  3. gotgoat

    gotgoat Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 2, 2016
    Enjoy retirement
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  4. Boru13

    Boru13 Super Moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Apr 25, 2000
    Best wishes as well Paul, enjoy your retirement :thumbsup:
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  5. Bugs57


    Jul 3, 2016
    Wishing you a long and happy retirement. Enjoy.
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  6. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017

    I want to retire but no one is giving me free stuff :(so I guess I’ll have to keep working. :)
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  7. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017
    Good luck and congratulations on your next chapter and adventures.

    Thanks for being a part of the knife community and all that you have done for us!
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  8. Poriggity


    Sep 15, 2018
    Enjoy retirement! Thank you for being here for us to answer questions when we needed ya!
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  9. jux t

    jux t Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 10, 2018
    Thanks for interacting on the forums. Enjoy retirement!
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  10. sv4


    Feb 13, 2014
    All the best, Toooj. Have a happy retirement!
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  11. buckfynn


    May 1, 2011
    Enjoy your retirement! You will be dearly missed within the knife industry.
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  12. GIRLYmann


    Nov 7, 2005
    naaaaw.. that can't be!!???
    hey toooj ! thanks for trying to
    shape up the industry.
    so all the best and a happy retirement ;-)
    but i figure your service to knifedom
    will still be actively sought in ways
    that only a tried and true old hand can :)
    with your vast experience in the industry,
    authoring a couple of knife related
    books and articles is something
    i would very honestly look forward to.
    i guess now is the time as good as any
    to exchange the mighty sword for the
    might of the pen, if but for one to stay sharp.
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  13. Jeff S1

    Jeff S1

    May 18, 2008
    Sir, thank you for all of your contributions in this industry. Please enjoy your retirement. All the best!
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  14. Blue Sky

    Blue Sky Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 16, 2002
    Congratulations! I hope it is a long and happy retirement.
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  15. Roguer


    Jan 5, 2015
    Good Luck on your run away from the rat race!

    Your Edumacating us on processes and reasons and explaining various things in UNDERSTANDABLE TERMS really has been pleasure to read here. And your answering questions here has helped a lot of people and gave many of us very much good information as well!

    Its Been Knife to know ya! (that was an attempt to be punny :D )
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  16. brute steel

    brute steel

    Jan 27, 2018
    • warning for trolling
    Toooj didn’t do shit as far process or quality improvement for OKC (bad hire) I don’t know if it’s his failures as a VP of engineering, or OKC is just plain cheap.
  17. Steve6387


    Jul 1, 2013
    What a truly awful comment to make. Yeah, I get it.... Your entitled to your opinion. You have every right... to be a jerk. I'm sure that serves you well.
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  18. buckfynn


    May 1, 2011
    Why did you have to be that guy, it is just plain disrespecful to make such a comment about Toooj.

    Toooj is an icon in the industry, and I wish him well enjoying his retirement.
    Roguer likes this.
  19. Bigfattyt

    Bigfattyt Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2007
    Whelp..... add another to the ignore list......
  20. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    One warning with points issued for trolling.
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