Aceto is a pharmaceutical firm, founded in 1947 and located at Lake Success, NY. Aceto Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in sourcing, quality assurance, regulatory support, marketing, and distributing chemically derived pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, specialty chemicals, and crop protection products.
It operates through three segments: Health Sciences, Chemicals and Crop protection. The Health Sciences segment offers active ingredients for generic pharmaceuticals, vitamins, and nutritional supplements, as well as products used in preparing pharmaceuticals primarily by drug companies and biopharmaceuticals. The Chemicals and Colorants segment offers specialty chemicals used in plastics, resins, adhesives, coatings, food, flavor additives, fragrances, cosmetics, metal finishing, electronics, and air-conditioning systems. This segments products include dye and pigment intermediates, which are used in the color-producing industries, such as textiles, inks, paper, and coatings; and organic intermediates used in the production of agrochemicals. The Crop Protection segment provides herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides that control weed growth, as well as control the spread of insects and other micro organisms that damage plant growth. This segment also offers a sprout inhibitor for potatoes and an herbicide for sugar cane. Aceto Corporation serves a range of companies in the pharmaceutical, agricultural, color, surface coating/ink, general chemical consuming, and health science industries in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific