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Acme United Corp. (ACU)

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Acme United Corp.
55 Walls Drive
Suite 201
Fairfield, CT 06824
United States - Map
Phone: 203-254-6060

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Consumer Goods
Industry:Housewares & Accessories
Full Time Employees:342

Business Summary 

Acme United Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies cutting, measuring, first aid, and sharpening products to the school, home, office, hardware, sporting good, and industrial markets in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. The company offers scissors, rulers, pencil sharpeners, paper trimmers, lettering products, and math tools under the Westcott brand name. It also provides cutting tools for hardware and industrial, lawn and garden, food processing, sewing, and housewares channels under the Clauss brand; and garden tools under the Scotts-MiracleGro brand. In addition, the company offers fixed blade and folding, carnivore X machete, ravenous tomahawk, heat sizzle, and wildfire knives, as well as trench multi tool products under the Camillus brand name; first pocket sharpeners under the Glide brand; fishing tools and knives under the Cuda brand; and sharpening tools for knives, scissors, chisels, and other cutting tools under the DMT brand name. Further, it provides first aid kits, refills, and safety products under the First Aid Only brand; first aid kits, industrial stations and refills, and emergency medical travel and recreational kits under the Pac-Kit brand; first aid kits, emergency and disaster kits, and kit refills, as well as hearing, eye, head protection, and ergonomic supports and braces; and over-the-counter medications, including active ingredients aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen under the PhysiciansCare brand. The company sells its products directly, as well as through its independent manufacturer representatives to wholesale, contract, and retail stationery distributors; office supply super stores; school supply distributors; industrial distributors; wholesale florists; mass market retailers; and hardware chains. The company was formerly known as Acme Shear Company and changed its name to Acme United Corporation in 1971. Acme United Corporation was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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Key Executives 
Mr. Walter C. Johnsen , 65
Exec. Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Brian S. Olschan , 59
Pres, Chief Operating Officer and Exec. Director
Mr. Paul G. Driscoll , 55
Chief Financial Officer, VP, Treasurer and Sec.
Mr. Larry H. Buchtmann ,
VP of Operations & Technology
Mr. Rick Constantine ,
VP of Marketing - Clauss & Camillus Brands
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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