Our Story

ABITEC is a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty lipids and surfactants. Through our world-class technical, scientific, regulatory and manufacturing expertise, we deliver the highest quality solutions in solubilization, emulsification and lubrication. Since our founding in the 1960s, ABITEC continues to take pride in its dedication to its customers. A dedication that means we not only meet our customer’s needs and expectations, but exceed them by bringing an exceptional product with unparalleled customer service. ABITEC’s first-class ISO certified facilities in Janesville, WI and Paris, IL, along with our corporate location in Columbus, OH are home to nearly 70 faithful employees who are passionate about creating premium ingredients.


Pharmaceutical Health

ABITEC Corporation is dedicated to the advancement of essential bioavailability enhancement and formulation development technology. ABITEC produces lipid based excipients to enhance the bioavailability of poorly water soluble and poorly permeable molecules for the pharmaceutical industry. Our high-quality monograph compliant lipid excipients for drug delivery applications are in accordance with strict cGMP and applicable IPEC (International Pharmaceutical Excipient Council) guidelines.

Nutritional Health

ABITEC’s wide-ranging portfolio offers extended functional and nutritional benefits to an array of applications in the functional food, supplement, and nutrition markets as bioavailability enhancers, solubilizers, food emulsifiers, and alternative energy sources. We offer a full line of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) and an entire portfolio of nutritional powdered lipids. Our products are utilized throughout the Sports Nutrition, Weight Wellness, and Dietary Supplement markets.

Specialty Chemicals

As experts in ester surfactant chemistry, ABITEC specializes in emulating products found in nature and offers a range of mild non-toxic surfactants, solubilizers, couplers, and emollients. Our ingredients are mainly vegetable-based, many are biodegradable and food grade materials derived from renewable resources. ABITEC’s natural esters and surfactants address the needs of several specialty and industrial markets, including Personal Care, Cosmetics, Car Rinse Aids, Fabric Softeners, Industrial and Institutional Cleaning, and the Lubricants and Metalworking Fluids market.


Our mission is to develop and manufacture functional lipids to meet and exceed the application demands of the Pharmaceutical, Nutritional, and Specialty Chemical industries. We create safe ingredients in a safe environment so that our employees and customers continue to put their trust in us and the products we make.

With over 50 years of experience in working with organic compounds and high-quality ingredients, ABITEC continues to be at the forefront in developing advanced lipid technologies that will serve our customers now and in the future. We know that relationships are key, and that is why we combine excellent customer service and innovative products to ensure our clients can find solutions for any need in their industry.