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): JANUARY 28, 2005

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

                                    New York
                 (State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

               0-4217                               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 8.01 Other Events

On January 28, 2005, Aceto Corporation, a New York corporation ("Aceto"), issued
a press release to announce preliminary earnings for its second quarter ended
December 31, 2004, and to schedule the issuance of its earnings release and the
associated conference call for February 4, 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 No.       Description
99.1              Press Release dated January 28, 2005


        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:  February 2, 2005                   By: /s/ Leonard Schwartz
                                               Leonard Schwartz, Chairman,
                                               CEO and President