Sunday, August 16th, 2009
Mace Security International, Inc.
4400 Carnegie
Cleveland, OH 44103

Mace Security Products To Enter The Access Control Business

HORSHAM, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mace Security International, Inc. (“Mace” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq Global: MACE) today announced it would be launching a new Access Control product line to the North and Latin America markets. The company expects availability of the product in the fourth quarter of 2009.

“We are strengthening our security product lines, and our dealer relationships with this new product addition. We are very excited about entering the Access Control market and believe we will be highly competitive.”

Key components of Mace’s new Access Control product line named MaceTrac™ are:

  • No Cost Software – A Windows based program included badging, site graphics, and time and attendance
  • A five year warranty on hardware and software
  • Supports up to 500 doors
  • Client Server Structure with no charge for terminals
  • Integrated with Milestone XP and Dedicated Micros NetVu video management systems
  • Single door networkable ACU
  • RS 485 or wireless ACU’s
  • Diagnostic LED’s
  • Uses Mace or 3rd party readers

John O’Leary, President of Mace Security Products stated “We are excited to offer this innovative product line. As part of our authorized dealer program, we will be providing web based training for the access control product line. Our authorized dealer program provides for dealer certification to ensure our dealers are able to deliver and install quality products at reduced costs. We will also be increasing the number of field sales managers who will be working directly with our dealers to provide training and sales support to help them grow their business.”

Dennis Raefield, CEO and President of Mace, added, “We are strengthening our security product lines, and our dealer relationships with this new product addition. We are very excited about entering the Access Control market and believe we will be highly competitive.”

About Mace

Mace Security International, Inc. is a manufacturer of personal defense and electronic surveillance products marketed under the famous brand name, Mace®, and is an owner and operator of a wholesale central monitoring station. The Company also operates a Digital Media Marketing and e-commerce business. In addition, Mace owns and operates car washes, and has previously announced that it is exiting this segment of its business. Mace’s web site is www.mace.com.

Certain statements and information included in this press release constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this press release, the words or phrases “will likely result”, “are expected to”, “will continue”, “is anticipated”, “estimate”, “projected”, “intend to” or similar expressions are intended to identify “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to certain risks, known and unknown, and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic conditions, dependence on management, dilution to shareholders, limited capital resources, the effects of weather on the demand for car care services, the effects of rapid growth on Mace and the ability of management to effectively respond to that growth, our ability to achieve operating synergies, our ability to compete against established competitors, regulatory matters, the effects of competition, and our ability to obtain additional financing. Such factors could materially adversely affect Mace’s financial performance and could cause Mace’s actual results for future periods to differ materially from any opinions or statements expressed within this press release. Additional discussion of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from management’s projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations are contained under the heading “Risk Factors” in Mace’s SEC filings, including its registration statements and its periodic reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. This press release should be read in conjunction with the financial statements and notes contained in Mace’s annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.