WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                             CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
                          TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

       Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 9, 2004

                                Aceto Corporation
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

                                    New York
                 (State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

           000-4217                                    11-1720520
    (Commission File Number)              (IRS Employer Identification Number)

            One Hollow Lane, Suite 201, Lake Success, New York 11042
                    (Address of Principal Executive Offices)

                                 (516) 627-6000
              (Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 2.02       Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On November 9, 2004, Aceto Corporation, a New York corporation (the
"Registrant"), issued the attached press release that included financial
information for its first quarter of fiscal 2005. A copy of the press release is
attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report on Form 8-K. The information contained
in the press release is being furnished to the Commission and shall not be
deemed incorporated by reference into any of the Registrant's registration
statements or other filings with the Commission.

Item 9.01       Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c) Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1    Press Release issued by Aceto Corporation dated November 9, 2004


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf
by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                            ACETO CORPORATION

Dated:  November 9, 2004                    By: /s/ Leonard S. Schwartz
                                            Leonard S. Schwartz
                                            Chairman, CEO and President

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.     Exhibits.
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   99.1         Press Release issued by Aceto Corporation dated November 9, 2004