Okapi is a penknife specialist, hand tools and scaffolding manufacturing company based on the northeast coast of South Africa. Our factory is in the small village Isithebe industrial estate, just north of the city of Durban. They are the only manufacturer of pocketknives real "Okapi" original-that is a registered trademark. These knives have a rich history dating back over 100 years in Solingen, Germany, and their world famous knife designs have not changed since then. Made in South Africa.