Acme United Wins GOOD DESIGN Award

Acme United Corporation (ACU) announced on Tuesday that it won a GOOD DESIGN award from the Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, for its iPoint Evolution pencil sharpener. GOOD DESIGN is one of the oldest and most important design competitions worldwide. Each year, the Museum receives hundreds of submissions from the biggest and most famous brands like Apple, Hewlett […]

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Acme United Donates Waterfront Property

On Friday, Acme United Corporation (ACU) reported that it donated its 2.4 acres waterfront property along the Pequonnock River in Bridgeport to the City of Bridgeport, CT. Acme United owned the property, because the former Acme Shear Company’s factory* was built on this site. The property anchors the potential redevelopment of the East Side of Bridgeport, and could provide waterfront […]

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Acme United’s Board Approves New Stock Repurchase Program And Dividend – Stock Reaches $10 Per Share

On Wednesday, Acme United Corporation (ACU – $10.00) announced excellent news when its Board of Directors approved a new stock repurchase program of up to 200,000 common shares. This new program goes on top of 49,335 shares that may still be repurchased under its previous program, which was announced in December of 2008. To get this in perspective, 249,335 shares […]

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Acme United and Swine Flu

You may wonder what Acme United (ACU – $8.00), a ruler and scissors company, has to do with swine flu? Well, Acme United has a division called PhysiciansCare, which offers a wide assortment of first aid kits, over-the-counter medicines, emergency and disaster kits, preparedness products and kit refills. One particular product being sold by PhysiciansCare, are N95 respirators, which are […]

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