Safety Concerns Drive Increased Sales for Mace® Brand Products Around the World

  • International Sales Expected to be Up Approximately 77 Percent
    in Fourth Quarter 2015
  • Concerns Over Safety Generate Surging Demand for Company’s
    Defense Sprays

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mace Security International, Inc. (OTCPINK:MACE) today announced a
significant increase in customer demand for its iconic Mace®
Brand defense sprays internationally. The company believes this is due
to growing concerns about future uncertainty and increases in violent

“As well documented in various media reports, anxiety is extremely high
with the general public in Europe,” said Philip Pinol, chief executive
officer of Brite Strike Technologies, SA, a Mace distributor in Europe.
“Given the increased demand we saw in Paris at the MILIPOL security show
this fall and what we expect to see in Nuremberg at the upcoming IWA
security show, it’s clear the alternative Mace Brand products offer has
struck a chord with consumers who want to be able to help defend
themselves and their loved ones.”

“At Mace, we take great pride in providing customers with reliable,
easy-to-use, personal protection products,” said John McCann, president
and chief executive officer of Mace Security International, Inc. “We do
not take lightly the faith people place in our products to help keep
them and their loved ones safe and at a safe distance.”

The company projects international sales of the Mace Brand defense
sprays in the fourth quarter of 2015 will be up nearly 77 percent
compared to similar sales a year ago. Mace Security International, Inc.
expects to report its consolidated fourth-quarter 2015 results late in
the first quarter of 2016.

About Mace Security International, Inc.

Mace Security International, Inc. is a globally recognized leader in
personal safety and security. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the company has
spent more than 40 years designing and manufacturing consumer and
tactical products for personal defense, security and surveillance under
its world-renowned Mace® Brand – the original trusted brand
of defense spray products. The company also offers aerosol defense
sprays and tactical products for law enforcement and security
professionals worldwide through its Mace® Take Down®

Mace Security International distributes and supports Mace®
Brand products and services through mass-market retailers, wholesale
distributors, independent dealers, e-commerce marketers and installation
service providers. For more information, please visit

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Mace Security International, Inc.
John J. McCann, 440-424-5322
and Chief Executive Officer