Westcott Scissors Cutting the Back-to-School Clutter

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Scissors brand joins with TeacherLists.com to support America’s teachers and families for Back-to-School.

TeacherLists.com – the site where teachers can easily post and share their back-to-school supply lists and teacher wish lists – is pleased to announce the addition of Westcott Scissors as another proud sponsor of the growing effort to make back-to-school work better for parents and families.

Westcott is now the exclusive scissors sponsor of TeacherLists.com and will be working with TeacherLists.com to make the exciting service known to even more teachers and families in 2013 and beyond.

School supply lists have been a staple of the back-to-school experience for millions of families for decades. And Westcott scissors have been on those lists as a brand teachers trust and recommend for just as long. Now – through the new TeacherLists.com platform – those lists are easier for teachers to post and share and easier for parents to find. It’s a perfect marriage.

“We couldn’t be more excited about adding Westcott to our TeacherLists.com family,” says TeacherLists.com founder, Tim Sullivan. “Westcott fits perfectly with our goal of making back-to-school simpler for everyone. Westcott scissors are already synonymous with back-to-school, and TeacherLists.com is becoming so.”

The TeacherLists.com concept is simple: teachers and schools can use the service to easily post their school supply list and teacher wish lists online. And parents – with just a click or two – can find exactly the lists they need from any computer, tablet or smart phone. Parents can print the lists or view them easily on a mobile device right in the store.

“This partnership leverages both of our strengths, combining Westcott’s position as The World’s Favorite Scissors™, and as a highly trusted brand in school supplies, with the TeacherLists.com technological sharing platform. We are adding a level of convenience in making our products available to educators, parents and students during the back-to-school season. Together, we're making it easier to provide classrooms with durable and reliable products backed by well-known, trusted brands,” Sarah Albano, Director of Marketing, Westcott Brand, Acme United Corporation.

Launched in 2012, TeacherLists.com already boasts – by far – the largest database available of current school supply lists and teacher wish lists, with lists from more than 150,000 classrooms and more than 10,000 schools (from all 50 states) live on the site. Teachers and schools that get active with the site – by posting their lists and sharing those lists with parents using the site’s sharing tools – earn free bonus supplies from TeacherLists.com’s growing sponsor list.

Elmer’s glue, Wet Ones® Antibacterial Hand Wipes, Dixie® and Kleenex® Brand tissues are additional sponsors of the growing back-to-school solution.
For a complete look at TeacherLists.com or to easily post or find lists, visit http://www.teacherlists.com

About TeacherLists.com

TeacherLists.com is the largest and fastest-growing web service connecting parents to their kids’ school supply lists and teacher wish lists. Completely free for all, TeacherLists.com is making back-to-school easier for parents, teachers, schools and all those who have to find and use these lists every school year. Launched in 2012 by the parent involvement experts at School Family Media, Inc., TeacherLists.com already boasts – by far – the largest database available of current school supply lists and teacher wish lists, with lists from more than 150,000 classrooms and more than 10,000 schools (from all 50 states) live on the site. Supported by industry leading brands such as Kleenex® brand, Elmer’s glue, Wet Ones® Anti-Bacterial Hand Wipes, Dixie® and Westcott scissors, TeacherLists.com is committed to encouraging and helping teachers and parents to work together to make classrooms great for kids. TeacherLists.com

About Westcott

Trusted since 1872, Westcott has continued to develop high-quality products that are fun and functional, leading the way in innovative design in school, office and craft tools. Revolutionary coating and cutting technology has earned the Westcott brand awards like the Teacher’s Choice and Good Design.

Established by Henry Westcott in Seneca, New York, the company was family-run until being sold in 1968 to the Acme United Corporation, which today operates out of Fairfield, Connecticut.

About ACME UNITED CORPORATION

ACME UNITED CORPORATION is a leading worldwide supplier of advanced cutting, measuring and safety products in the school, home, office and commercial markets. Its leading brands include Westcott™ Clauss™, Camillus™, Pac Kit™ and Physicians Care™. For further information, please visit http://www.acmeunited.com.

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