CORRECTING and REPLACING Acme United Corporation Board Increases Cash Dividend 14 Percent

  CORRECTINGand REPLACINGAcme United Corporation Board Increases Cash
  Dividend 14 Percent

CORRECTION...by Acme United Corporation

Business Wire

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- June 5, 2013

First graph, second sentence of release dated June 4, 2013 should read:The
next dividend is payable on July 3, 2013 to stockholders of record on the
close of business on June 17, 2013 (sted The next dividend is payable on July
3, 2013 to stockholders of record on the close of business on June 15, 2013).

The corrected release reads:

ACME UNITED CORPORATION BOARD INCREASES CASH DIVIDEND 14 PERCENT

The Board of Directors of Acme United Corporation (NYSE MKT: ACU) announced
today that its board of directors has approved a 14% increase to its quarterly
dividend to 8 cents per share on its outstanding common stock. The next
dividend is payable on July 3, 2013 to stockholders of record on the close of
business on June 17, 2013.

Walter C. Johnsen, Chairman and CEO said, “This is the seventh dividend
increase since 2004. The Company continues to make good business progress and
we are delighted to provide this additional return to shareholders. The
Company’s balance sheet is strong and we are confident in the business.”

ACME UNITED CORPORATION is an innovative supplier of cutting devices,
measuring instruments, and safety products for school, home, office, hardware
and industrial use. 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
Company’s plans and results of operations will be affected by the Company’s
ability to manage its growth, and (iii) other risks and uncertainties
indicated from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission.

Contact:

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