Solingen is a German town near Düsseldorf known for their production of swords, knives, scissors and razors of high quality. Companies like Dovo, J.A Henckels, Eickhorn-Solingen and Wilkinson Sword has their high-quarters in Solingen and 90 % of all German knives is produced here. Solingens city arm contains two crossed swords, founded by the craftsmen of the city as early as in the 1700s.