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Aceto: Marketing, Sales & Distribution

June 15, 2015

Aceto Corporation is headquartered in Port Washington, New York. It was founded in 1947. Aceto distributes over 1,100 chemical compounds used principally as raw materials or finished products. With business operations in nine countries, the firm’s global reach is distinctive in the industry, enabling Aceto to source and supply quality products on a worldwide bases. Leveraging local professionals, the firm sources over two-thirds of its product from Asia, buying from around 500 companies in China and 200 in India.

Aceto together with its subsidiaries, sources, markets, sells, and distributes pharmaceutical intermediates and active ingredients, finished dosage for generics, nutraceutical products, agricultural protection products, and specialty chemicals. The company operates in three business segments: Human Health, Pharmaceutical Ingredients, and Performance Chemicals.

The Human Health segment supplies raw materials used in the production of nutritional and packaged dietary supplements, including vitamins, amino acids, iron compounds, and bio chemicals used in pharmaceutical and nutritional preparations. It markets and distributes its generic prescription and over the counter pharmaceutical products to wholesalers, chain drug stores, distributors, and mass market merchandisers.

The Pharmaceutical Ingredients segment offers active pharmaceutical ingredients and pharmaceutical intermediates to various generic companies. The Performance Chemicals segment provides speciality chemicals, such as antioxidants, photo initiators, catalysts, curatives, brighteners, and adhesion promoters, which makes plastics, surface coatings, textiles, fuels, and lubricants; diazos and couplers used in microfilms and blueprints, as well as in the photo tooling of printed circuit boards; and organic intermediates and colorants. Its raw materials are also used in electronic parts and binders. This segment also offers agricultural protection products comprising herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides, which control weed growth and the spread of insects and microorganisms; and sprout inhibitors for potatoes.

One of Aceto’s strength is relationships. Strategic relationships with manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, agricultural and speciality chemical products in the United States and internationally serve as valuable resource to Aceto customers, enabling them to provide vital chemical based products necessary for their diverse and complex applications.

Aceto serves various companies in the industrial chemical, agricultural, and human health and pharmaceutical industries mainly in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

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