Founded in 1980 by Irish biochemist and entrepreneur Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech is a leading global biotechnology company whose mission is to improve the health and performance of people, animals and plants through natural nutrition and scientific innovation. We pursue this mission guided by what we call the ACE principle, our promise that in doing business we have a positive impact on the Animal, the Consumer and the Environment.
Headquartered in Kentucky, Alltech trades in 128 countries worldwide and has more than 4,700 employees. Alltech has 96 core manufacturing facilities strategically positioned across the globe and three bioscience centers, dedicated to research and education, two located in the USA and one in Ireland. Alltech pride itself on its primacy in science with 325 granted patents/pending patent applications and 21 global research alliances.
Alltech is the only privately held and family-owned business among the top five animal health companies in the world. This is a source of competitive advantage, allowing Alltech to stay focused on customer needs, innovation and long-term objectives.