Acme United Corporation Completes Remediation of Bridgeport, CT Site

FAIRFIELD, Conn.--()--Acme United Corporation (NYSE MKT:ACU) today announced that the Connecticut Department of Environmental and Energy Protection has approved the Form III verification of the remediation of the Company’s former manufacturing site in Bridgeport, CT.

The property was sold to B&E Juices, Inc. in 2008. Acme United then undertook the remediation responsibilities, which are now completed.

Walter C. Johnsen, Chairman and CEO, said “We worked for many years to remediate this property and to bring it back to productive use. Today, I am pleased to say that this has been accomplished.”

Mr. Johnsen added he would like to thank all those worked on the project.

ACME UNITED CORPORATION is a leading worldwide supplier of innovative cutting, measuring and safety products to the school, home, office, hardware, industrial, and sporting goods markets. Its leading brands include Westcott®, Clauss®, Camillus®, PhysiciansCare ® 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) the Company’s plans, strategies, objectives, expectations and intentions are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the Company; (ii) the impact of current uncertainties in global economic conditions and the ongoing financial crisis affecting the domestic and foreign banking system and financial markets, including the impact on the Company’s suppliers and customers (iii) currency fluctuations (iv) the Company’s plans and results of operations will be affected by the Company’s ability to manage its growth, including its ability to integrate successfully companies which it may acquire from time to time and (v) other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contacts

Acme United Corporation
Paul G. Driscoll
Phone: 203-254-6060
FAX: 203-254-6521

Contacts

Acme United Corporation
Paul G. Driscoll
Phone: 203-254-6060
FAX: 203-254-6521