Through nearly four decades of history, APRECU has received several awards. Its main objective is to spread the culture and traditions. It is for this, that APRECU annually promotes the following activities:
- Regional Knife Making Contest including folding knives, and scissors, in which the winners are donated to the Museum of Cutlery of Albacete.
- National and International Literature
- Constest about folding knives “ Juan José García Carbonell”
- Cutlery fair, including exhibits and sales “City of Albacete” & Knife Show.
APRECU has created the Foundation for Development of Cutlery “FUDECU”, of the School of Cutlery, “ Amós Nuñez” and the Municipal Museum of Cutlery, located in the House of Hortelano, inaugurated on the 6th of September, 2004.
In the year 2010, Aprecu organized the I Congress of Cutlery, celebrated in Albacete.
In colaboration with the City Council of Albacete, APRECU has created the seal of guarantee “ AB- Cutlery of Albacete”, which verifies the origen and quality of the cutlery products from Albacete.