The Teflon Scissors represent the best from Japanese steel craft. Made by Hayashi Cutlery, company specializing in production of scissors and cutlery, The Teflon is a re-design of the classic Allex Office Scissors series which won Good Design Award in 1974, and Long Selling Good Design Prize in 1990. This version has a teflon coating creates a non-stick surface. It is useful when cutting masking tape for example.