Acme United

Acme United Corporation is a leading worldwide supplier of Innovative Branded cutting, measuring and safety products in the school, home, office, hardware & industrial markets. The company has facilities in the United States, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong and China. Acme United products are organized under four global brands: Westcott®, Clauss®, PhysiciansCare®, and Camillus®, all of which serve a growing customer base that includes the world's premier retailers and merchandisers. Acme United management concentrates on product innovation and attention to customer needs across all product lines and brands. Company executives and managers work hard to add numerous design and utility patents that create ease of use and provide multiple customer benefits. The company has developed and patented a carbo-nitride coating that enhances the performance of its Titanium Bonded scissors and other products. These new patents are part of a large and growing intellectual property, and are increasingly valuable corporate assets. The spectrum of products under the Westcott, Clauss, PhysiciansCare, Pac-Kit, First Aid Only, and Camillus brands continues to expand, providing customers with complete solutions to their cutting, measuring and safety needs.
Company Growth (employees)
Fairfield, US
Size (employees)
342 (est)
Acme United was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Fairfield, US

Acme United Office Locations

Acme United has offices in Fairfield, Rocky Mount, Vancouver, Marlborough and in 4 other locations
Fairfield, US (HQ)
201 55 Walls Dr
Guangzhou Shi, CN
2 Xin Bao Li Da Sha
Hong Kong, HK
2101 Nanyang Plaza 57 Hung To Rd
Solingen, DE
13 Junkerstraße
Orangeville, CA
204 210 Broadway
Marlborough, US
85 Hayes Memorial Dr
Vancouver, US
11101 Ne 37th Cir
Rocky Mount, US
2280 Tanner Rd

Acme United Data and Metrics

Acme United Financial Metrics

Acme United's revenue was reported to be $124.6 m in 2016
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

124.6 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Gross profit (Y, 2016)

45.6 m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

5.9 m

EBIT (Y, 2016)

8.4 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2017)

90.3 m

Closing share price (22-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

5.9 m
Acme United's current market capitalization is $90.3 m.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


89.6 m107.2 m109.8 m124.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

57.8 m69 m70.3 m79 m

Gross profit

31.8 m38.2 m39.6 m45.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %



5.9 m7.4 m7.3 m8.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

152.1 k16.6 k4.9 k119

Pre tax profit

5.5 m6.8 m6.6 m7.5 m

Net Income

4 m4.8 m4.8 m5.9 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


11.6 m2.3 m2.4 m5.9 m


28.2 m33.7 m35.5 m37.2 m

Current Assets

57 m57.5 m59.6 m65.5 m


1.4 m1.4 m3.9 m

Total Assets

68.1 m79.3 m81.4 m92.1 m

Accounts Payable

4.8 m7.8 m6.7 m7.3 m

Current Liabilities

9.9 m15.4 m11.9 m12.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

6.5 m7.9 m9.5 m8.5 m

Retained Earnings

30.1 m33.8 m37.3 m41.9 m

Total Equity

35 m39.4 m43.2 m46.1 m

Financial Leverage

1.9 x2 x1.9 x2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

4 m4.8 m4.8 m5.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

934.2 k1.2 m1.3 m1.5 m

Accounts Receivable

786 k(1.7 m)(16.9 k)499.9 k


2.1 m(4.4 m)(2.6 m)(1.5 m)

Accounts Payable

(1.8 m)1.9 m(1.1 m)610.5 k

Cash From Operating Activities

6.5 m4.6 m1.1 m8.9 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(3 m)(15.2 m)(1.9 m)(8.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6 m)1.3 m1.1 m3.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

1.8 m1.4 m2.4 m1.8 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2 x

Acme United Market Value History

Acme United Company Life and Culture

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