Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Mace Security International, Inc.
4400 Carnegie
Cleveland, OH 44103

Mace Security International Joins the OTCQX Best Market

CLEVELAND–()–Mace Security International, Inc. (OTCQX: MACE), a leader in designing, manufacturing, and distributing consumer and tactical products for personal defense and security, under its world-renowned Mace® Brand, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market. Mace Security International upgraded to OTCQX from the Pink® market as of today. OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) is an operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities.

Mace Security International begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol “MACE.” U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on

“Moving from the Pink market to the OTCQX market is another great achievement for the company as we continue to grow and increase shareholder value,” stated Richard Barone, Chairman of Mace Security International.

“Trading on OTCQX will allow Mace Security International to efficiently expand access to its news and financial disclosure and to demonstrate to investors that the company meets high financial standards and follows corporate governance best practices,” said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group. “We look forward to supporting Mace Security International and its shareholders in the public markets.”

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

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


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