For 30 years, we have dedicated our business to providing customers with the very latest enzyme technology and custom formulations. Our extensive range of products, from single to multi enzyme blends, service various industrial and commercial markets. BIO-CAT is an FSSC 22000 certified facility featuring state-of-the-art laboratories for scientific research, product development and on-site quality testing to better serve customers.

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BIO-CAT Microbials, LLC receives FDA “No Objection Letter” for OPTI-BIOME® MB40 Bacillus Subtilis Probiotic

BIO-CAT Microbials, LLC is pleased to announce receipt of a “Letter of No Objection” from the United States Food and Drug Administration regarding the GRAS (generally regarded as safe) status of its OPTI-BIOME® Bacillus subtilis MB40 microbial ingredient.  In addition to the FDA letter, BIO-CAT Microbials OPTI-BIOME® MB40 has a Master File submitted to Health Canada to allow […]

BIO-CAT Joins Forces During a Season of Joy to Help Those in Need with an Annual Food Drive!

A special thanks for the many wonderful food donations in keeping this fabulous tradition going. Our co-founder, the late Mr.Ed Schuler, helped spearhead this idea in 2011 when asked what would he like for Christmas. In typical Mr. Schuler fashion he replied “Dottie, please don’t spend money on me, I’d rather see the money go […]

BIO-CAT continues Capital Investment with Addition and Qualification of 2 New Stability Chambers

Two new stability chambers have been introduced to the Research & Development Department at BIO-CAT. The stability programs that will be performed as a result will ensure that product (including developmental) can maintain stability over the shelf life of the product. This ensures that customers will receive products that are of the highest quality and […]

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In Memory of Ed Schuler

On April 30th, the BIO-CAT family lost our founder, leader, industry icon, and friend, Mr. Ed Schuler. Mr. Schuler was a pioneer in the enzyme industry and along with his son, Chris Schuler, they founded BIO-CAT in 1988. Together they built an organization that has become a leader in the enzyme industry.

Mr. Schuler always credited the employees of BIO-CAT and his industry relationships as the reason for the success of the organization. As a natural athlete, he loved to compete; on the golf course, on the tennis court, or at the track while watching his many horses race. He carried that competitive spirit into the workplace while making sure his team truly loved what they did for the company and our customers. He was regarded as “the smartest man in the room” but he was always the most humble, the most kind, and the most positive leader that an organization could be gifted with.

Mr. Schuler was always surrounded by his family, which he made his priority. He will truly be missed by all that knew him, including many life-long friends. The industry will not be the same without this visionary leadership and his legacy will live on in the hearts of so many.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia, P.O. Box 707, Charlottesville, VA 22902, or www.bgclubcva.org. Please indicate that your donation is in memory of Ed Schuler.

Memorial contributions may also be made to Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, c/o Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation, Orthopedic and/or Emergency Services - 500 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911 or you can donate online through the following link: https://www.mjhfoundation.org/Honor-Memorial-Donation. Please indicate that your donation is in memory of Ed Schuler.