Profile: Acme United Corp (ACU)
2 Sep 2015
Acme United Corporation, incorporated on September 29, 1882, is a supplier of cutting, measuring and first aid products to the school, home, office, hardware, sporting goods and industrial markets. The Company's operations are in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. The Company operates in three segments: United States; Canada and Europe. The operations in the United States, Canada and Europe are involved in product development, marketing, sales, administrative and distribution activities. The products offered across all segments scissors, shears, knives, rulers, pencil sharpeners, first aid kits, and related products, which are sold primarily 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. The operations in Asia consist of sourcing, product development, production planning, quality control and sales activities. The Company markets and sells six brands, which include Westcott, Clauss, Camillus, PhysiciansCare, Pac-Kit and First Aid Only.
Westcott offers cutting and measuring products for the school, home and office. 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. Camillus is a supplier of knives. The Company also offers Camillus Carnivore X machete, Ravenous tomahawk, Heat Sizzle and WildFire knives, and the Trench multitool. Clauss offers a line of cutting tools for professionals in the hardware & industrial, lawn & garden, food processing, sewing and housewares channels. The Company sells a line of garden tools under the Scotts-MiracleGro brand.
The 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 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 First Aid Only brand offers first aid kits, refills, and safety products that meet regulatory requirements for a broad range of industries. It offers Smart Compliance first aid kit, which is a system for restocking workplace cabinets.
The Company competes with 3M, Fiskars Corporation, Maped, Staedtler, Bostitch and Johnson and Johnson.
Acme United Corp
55 Walls Dr
FAIRFIELD CT 06824-5163