FAIRFIELD, Conn.--Acme United Corporation (NYSE MKT:ACU) today announced that it has won six GOOD DESIGN awards from the Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design for its Cuda family of fishing tools.
Walter C. Johnsen, Chairman and CEO said, “We are delighted to receive these awards for innovation. The Cuda product line of fishing tools and knives has had strong customer acceptance and generated excellent growth. The award-winning Cuda products are now being sold at authorized fishing and outdoor retailers in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Europe.”
Captain Rick Constantine, who leads the Cuda team added that these fishing tools have revolutionized the category through design, performance and innovation. They are made from high performance steel treated with proprietary passivation, utilize patented titanium bonded technology, and stay sharp three times longer than competitive products.
GOOD DESIGN is one of the oldest and most important design competitions worldwide. This year the Museum received hundreds of submissions from over 40 countries. Recipients of the award have included Apple, Hewlett Packard, and BMW.
ACME UNITED CORPORATION is a specialized supplier of cutting devices, measuring instruments, and safety products for school, home, industrial, sporting goods, and office use.