Edge Technologies Engineering (ETE), the maker of knives, knife sharpeners and lights, has acquired Al Mar Knives. Gary Fadden, formerly the company's president, has been made chairman emeritus of Al Mar. He will be attending Shot, the shooting and hunting trade show, and other such events to promote the brand and ensure a smooth transition. ETE, according to its president, John Anthon, plans to build on Al Mar's existing product line and update classic products. Al Mar Knives was founded in 1979.