Work Sharp/Darex Wins Top Company Award Again!

“Our unique culture and focus on people are what makes us stand out and attract top talent,” – Matthew Bernard, Darex CEO.


The Oregonian again named Southern Oregon-based Darex one of the best mid-sized company to work for in Oregon in 2019, with Darex taking second place in a field of over 100 participating companies. Darex is a six-time Top Workplaces finalist and the winner of the Best Mid-Sized Company to Work For in 2018.

All Darex brands and products are designed and hand-assembled in Ashland, Oregon by a team of over 120 full-time employees, and the banners throughout the building reflect the Darex core values of Love and Respect, Honesty and Integrity, Own Your Experience, Continuous Improvement, Simply, and Enjoy What We Do.

“We invest in our people as much as we do our products,” said Bernard. “We are a place people want to work, and our culture is treated as important a benefit as compensation.”

4 responses to “Work Sharp/Darex Wins Top Company Award Again!”

  1. Great product,love how well it works and sharpens,better than lansky ,I’ve used lansky for 24 years,i’am know a convert.

  2. I purchased the work shop hand sharpener from sportsman in twin falls,love it prior to this I’ve used,all diamond sharpener from Landry you have them beat I will use work shop from now on,only wished I had found it 24years’s great I’ll only buy from you store from now on sportsman in twin falls dosn’t care any supplies plus are about 20.00 dollars more than you,do you have any parts or other stuff that go’s with the hand unit extra sharpeners I might buy to improve what I just bought.

  3. I think that your product (knife sharpener) is the best I have come across in my life. I go to a fishing show in Long Beach CA every year and I purchase one or two of them and give them as gifts to family and friends. Your rep salesman Mr. Doug Haiser is a wonderful human being, I’m a Mexican Hotel owner.Keep up the good work and products.

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