The multitool — part of the super-durable Alox line — is punched from embossed aluminum and coated again through a process called anodic oxidation, which effectively covers the aluminum in a tough-as-shit microscopic film that also fills in the material’s naturally porous exterior, further preventing corrosion and wear. The multitool sports a wire stripper, scissors, bottle opener, key ring, Phillips head and a very satisfying kickstand-flip 16-gig USB stick.
This wasn’t the Swiss company’s only Red Dot win this year, either; they also took home wins for a pair of wine bottle openers, a string of backpacks and a new series of chef’s knives called the Swiss Modern Collection.
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