About Alltech


Imagine eating our way to a better life.

Founded in 1980 by Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech improves the health and performance of people, animals and plants through natural nutrition and scientific innovation. With more than 3,500 employees and a presence in 128 countries, the company has developed a strong regional presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

“Exciting technological and environmental advancements have revolutionized Alltech. We hope our industry’s decision makers and influencers will help us propel that transformation further to create a new world of sustainability for the benefit of all.” – Dr. Pearse Lyons

Our Mission

At Alltech, our mission is to improve the health and performance of people, animals and plants through natural nutrition and scientific innovation. Alltech improves health and performance by adding nutritional value to food and feed through its innovative use of yeast fermentation, enzyme technology, algae and nutrigenomics. The company’s pursuit of this mission is guided by its founding ACE principle, our promise that in doing business we have a positive impact on the Animal, the Consumer, and the Environment.

Alltech’s philosophy is based upon four core pillars, supported by the entire global organization and central to all company initiatives:

  1. Education: Invest in education for employees, partners and the next generation, particularly in science and the arts

  2. Innovation: Demonstrate our primacy in science through scientific advancement and research

  3. Application: Practically implement new technologies to provide real-world solutions and benefits

  4. Involvement: Positively contribute to the land, our local communities and fellow man, simply because it’s the right thing to do

Our commitment to these pillars is measured by the achievements of our people in the fields of research, development, education and new product technologies, and the results obtained by our customers worldwide. Alltech’s global presence is reflected in its research and production, including three major Bioscience Centers in the U.S. and Ireland and 43 production facilities strategically located throughout the world. 

Alltech is the only privately held company among the top-10 animal health companies in the world. This is a source of competitive advantage, allowing Alltech to stay focused on customer needs, innovation and our core values. This flexibility has also fueled Alltech’s growth, which has been approximately 20-25% annually. The company is approaching $1 billion in sales and is on target to achieve $4 billion by 2016. 

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