Profile: Acme United Corp (ACU)
30 Sep 2016
Acme United Corporation, incorporated on September 29, 1882, is a supplier of cutting, measuring, first aid and sharpening products to the school, home, office, hardware, sporting goods and industrial markets. The Company operates in three segments: United States (including Asian operations), Canada and Europe. The Company's operations in the United States, Canada and Europe are involved in product development, marketing, sales, administrative and distribution activities. Its product offerings across various segments are sold to wholesale, contract and retail stationery distributors, office supply super stores, mass market retailers, industrial distributors, school supply distributors, drug store retailers, sporting goods stores, hardware chains and wholesale florists. Its operations in Asia consist of sourcing, product development, production planning, quality control and sales activities. The Company's subsidiaries include Acme United Limited, Acme United Europe GmbH, Acme United (Asia Pacific) Limited, Acme United China Limited and Acme United Netherlands Cooperatie U.A.
The Company's Westcott brand provides cutting and measuring products for the school, home and office. The Company's products under the Westcott brand include scissors, rulers, pencil sharpeners, paper trimmers, lettering products and math tools. Westcott branded cutting products contain titanium bonding and non-stick coatings. The Company also offers iPoint USB powered pencil sharpener and the X-Ray series of scissors. Its Clauss brand offers a line of cutting tools for professionals in the hardware and industrial, lawn and garden, food processing, sewing and housewares channels. The Company sells a line of garden tools under the Scotts-MiracleGro brand. Under its Camillus brand, the Company supplies knives. The Camillus brand has presence in the hunting, sporting and tactical markets. The Company also offers a range of products, which includes Camillus Carnivore X machete, Ravenous tomahawk, Heat Sizzle and WildFire knives, and the Trench multitool. Its Cuda line of fishing tools and knives features titanium bonded steels and alloys. Its Diamond Machining Technology (DMT) products include sharpening tools for knives, scissors, chisels and other cutting tools.
The Company's First Aid Only brand offers first aid kits, refills and safety products that meet regulatory requirements for a range of industries. The Company offers Smart Compliance first aid kit, which is a system for restocking workplace cabinets. The Company's Pac-Kit brand offers first aid kits, industrial stations and refills, emergency medical travel and recreational kits for the industrial, safety, transportation and marine markets. The Company offers Smart Compliance first aid kit, which is a system for restocking workplace cabinets. Its PhysiciansCare brand offers a range of first aid kits, emergency and disaster kits, kit refills, hearing, eye, and head protection, as well as ergonomic supports and braces. PhysiciansCare also provides a line of over-the-counter medications, including the active ingredients aspirin, acetaminophen and ibuprofen. The Company's Pac-Kit brand offers first aid kits, industrial stations and refills, emergency medical travel and recreational kits for the industrial, safety, transportation and marine markets. The Company offers Smart Compliance first aid kit, which is a system for restocking workplace cabinets.
The Company competes with 3M, Fiskars Corporation, Maped, Staedtler, Bostitch, Honeywell and Johnson & Johnson.
Acme United Corp
55 Walls Dr
FAIRFIELD CT 06824-5163