Mace® Security International, Inc. Partners with SurgePays, Inc.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 17, 2023 – Mace® Security International, Inc. (OTCQX: MACE), a globally recognized leader in personal safety products, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a distribution agreement with SurgePays, Inc., a technology and telecommunications company (NASDAQ: SURG) focused on the underbanked and underserved. The agreement provides for the distribution of pepper spray and other personal defense products through the SurgePays network of thousands of corner stores, bodegas and gas stations.
“We are pleased to partner with SurgePays which focuses on the 100 million adults in the U.S. who are underbanked and underserved. Neighborhood c-stores provide vital services to area residents. Through this partnership, Mace will make available personal defense products to these merchants using SurgePays, Inc.’s technology and distribution channel,” said Mace’s Chairman and CEO, Sanjay Singh.
About Mace Security International, Inc.
Mace Security International, Inc. (Mace) 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 and security 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® brand, KUROS® Brand personal safety products, Vigilant® Brand alarms, and Tornado® Brand pepper spray and stun devices. MACE® distributes and supports Mace® Brand products through mass market retailers, wholesale distributors, independent dealers, Amazon.com, Mace.com, and other channels. For more information, visit www.mace.com.
SurgePays, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG) is meeting the needs of underserved markets in financial technology, telecommunications and digital media. It offers prepaid wireless and underbanked financial products and services, along with popular consumer goods, to retail merchants (such as operators of convenience stores, bodegas, and gas stations) that address the needs of many store customers nationwide. For more information, visit https://www.surgepays.com/ .
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