Join Acme-Hardesty at in-cosmetics North America – Sept 7-8, 2016 – New York City

A brand new personal care ingredient sourcing event for North America! in-cosmetics North America will bring to the region innovative ingredients and technologies, providing quality education and consumer insights for formulators, R&D and regulatory professionals. Join Acme-Hardesty and supplier representatives from Temix Oleo SRL and Sharon Laboratories to talk about exciting new products available from […]

Join Acme-Hardesty at the CPI Polyurethanes Technical Conference, Baltimore, MD

Acme-Hardesty, a Division of Jacob Stern & Sons, and PolyGreen Chemicals ( Malaysia) Sdn Bhd / Malaysia will be presenting a paper entitled, “Recent Advances in Natural Oil Polyol Chemistry for the Polyurethane Industry” during the Sustainability Session of the CPI Polyurethanes Technical Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. Acme-Hardesty and PolyGreen have partnered together to bring […]

Solvay appoints Acme-Hardesty as Fentamine Polyurethane Catalyst Distributor

Solvay, a leading global supplier of amines, announces the appointment of Acme-Hardesty, a Division of Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc., as it exclusive distributor of its Fentamine Polyurethane catalyst line in North America. This brings Solvay’s polyurethane amines, produced in Zhangjiagang, China, to the US marketplace. “We are very pleased to develop our sales of […]

SharoSENSE – New Preservatives from Sharon Laboratories

Acme-Hardesty is pleased to introduce and promote SharoSENSE, the new line of preservative solutions from Sharon Laboratories. SharoSENSE is a bridge between synthetic and natural, bringing the best from nature with the safety, quality and consistency of a lab. This line offers globally accepted and highly active preservative blends, providing an innovative solution for the […]

Acme-Hardesty Introduces Three New Sales People

Acme-Hardesty is pleased to introduce three new sales people as Regional Sales Managers in the US. Brad Merz will be the Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest region covering OH, IN, MI, KY and WV. Brad brings a successful track record of fifteen years as an Area Sales Manager for Chemical Associates, Interstate Chemical Company, […]

Bulk Liquid Storage – Serving a Niche Market in Texas

Jacob Stern & Sons are enhancing their unique market position by expanding their operations in the specialty chemicals, oils and industrial liquids industry. The 159 year old company, which can trace its history back to the 1850s with the trading of hides in Philadelphia, is embarking on an ambitious expansion project to increase the availability […]

Acme-Hardesty and Temix Oleo SRL Announce Distribution Agreement

Temix Oleo SRL and Acme-Hardesty Co., have signed a Letter Of Intent (LOI) for Acme Hardesty to distribute Temix Oleo product range in the US. Acme-Hardesty will promote and sell Temix Specialty Esters and Specialty Oleochemicals and Derivatives into the US marketplace, primarily into Lubricant and Personal Care markets. Acme Hardesty will manage the sales, […]

New Sharon Labs Preservative Solutions Available from Acme-Hardesty

Acme-Hardesty, one of the exclusive US Distributors of Sharon Labs preservative solutions, is pleased to announce new product lines for the personal care market. Advanced Line Answering the market shift towards multifunctional, “Preservative free” or mild preservative systems, the Advanced line is a range of liquid form blends which are globally approved, multifunctional, heat stable, […]

Plastic Microbead Ban Legislation Passes US House

In a unanimous voice vote on September 12, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill that would prohibit plastic microbeads used in formulations beginning on January 1, 2018. With an aim to protect U.S. waterways from synthetic plastic microbeads, the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 co-sponsored by Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) […]

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Long-standing values.

Our culture is defined by the same core values that shaped our company more than 155 years ago. Turns out that strong family values build a strong company, too.

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The Family History

Our company dates back to the mid-1800’s—one of the longest-running family-owned businesses in the U.S.

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Altogether Better

Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc. has two Divisions: Acme-Hardesty Co. is one of North America’s largest value-added resellers of oleochemicals, located in Blue Bell, PA, and Jacob Stern & Sons – Texas is a Houston-based tallow processor and exporter.

Jacob Stern & Sons Texas

The largest U.S. exporter of tallow, with exports to customers located primarily in Central and South America, Africa, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.

Bulk Liquid Storage

We are pleased to introduce Jacob Stern & Sons best-in-class facility.

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