Westcott Scissor Selected for Coveted 2014 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards


Westcott Scissor Selected for Coveted 2014 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 21, 2014
Contact: Elizabeth Wei
Acme United Corporation
Email: E.Wei@acmeunited.com
Phone: 800-835-2263
Westcott Scissor Selected for Coveted 2015 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards

FAIRFIELD CT: Learning® magazine has announced that the Westcott Scissor Caddy with Blunt Scissors has been selected among its 2015 Teachers' Choice Award product winners for exceptional quality and outstanding performance in an educational setting.

The Westcott Scissor Caddy with Blunt Scissors (#14756) was selected by Learning® magazine for this award based on teacher and in-classroom feedback and teacher recommendations. This innovative products helps to keep classroom scissors, school tools, and art supplies organized and is designed with four colorful, removable cups for easy storage and supply distribution. The Scissor Caddy comes with 24 scissors and the caddy and scissor handles are all infused with an anti-microbial product protection to inhibit the growth of bacterial odors. The Westcott Scissor Caddy joins Westcott's iPoint Evolution Axis Electric Pencil Sharpener (#15509) which won a 2014 Teacher's Choice Award.

For 20 years, the Learning® magazine Teachers' ChoiceSM Awards have heralded the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products. Each year, their nationwide panel of teacher-judges names the standouts in books, classroom supplies, educational games, software, websites, and more. After receiving top ratings in two rounds of rigorous judging, the winners are chosen.

"We are very excited and proud to have another Westcott product chosen for a Teacher's Choice Award," said Elizabeth Wei, V.P. of Marketing for Westcott. "We work hard to develop the most innovative products that will work great in classroom environments and are thrilled to be recognized for it."

Westcott Scissors, is the leading scissor and measuring tool brand in the U.S. and the first choice for teachers, professionals and students. Westcott, the "World's Favorite Scissor", is a brand of the Acme United Corporation which is located in Fairfield, CT.

For more information on Westcott Scissors, visit www.westcottbrand.com.

ACME UNITED CORPORATION is a leading worldwide supplier of innovative cutting, measuring and safety products to the school, home, office, hardware and industrial markets. Its leading brands include Westcott®, Clauss®, Camillus®, PhysiciansCare®,First Aid Only® and Pac-Kit®.

Forward-looking statements in this report, including without limitation, statements related to the Company's plans, strategies, objectives, expectations, intentions and adequacy of resources, are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, the following: (i) changes in the Company's plans, strategies, objectives, expectations and intentions, which may be made at any time at the discretion of the Company; (ii) the impact of uncertainties in global economic conditions, including the impact on the Company's suppliers and customers (iii) changes in client needs and consumer spending habits; (iv) the impact of competition and technological changes on the company (v) the Company's ability to manage its growth effectively, including its ability to successfully integrate any business it might acquire; (vi) currency fluctuations; and (vii) other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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