BIO-CAT becomes the exclusive North American distributor of dietary supplement enzyme products for Nihon Chemical Co., one of the most unique enzyme producers in the world. BIO-CAT begins construction on a 6,800 square foot expansion dedicated to executive and sales offices and a state-of-the-art Research and Development lab. Construction is completed in 2012. U.S. Patent 8,071,089 awarded to BIO-CAT for their novel blend of enzymes to aid in the digestion of fats and other substances in the diet. It specifically helps people suffering from pancreatic insufficiency, cystic fibrosis and other similar ailments to obtain more nutrition from their food.