Waymo Working on Self-Driving Trucks

Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) self-driving car unit Waymo is working on developing self-driving trucks, the company said on Thursday. Waymo, which is looking to expand its self-driving car efforts, expects autonomous vehicles to be able to take over longer distance trucking in the coming years, while allowing human drivers to handle local pickup and delivery routes. […]

Texas Poised to be Next to Allow Autonomous Testing

Texas is poised to become the next state to allow testing of fully autonomous vehicles on public roads after the state’s legislature approved a bill creating the basic framework manufacturers will need to follow. The legislation was passed by the House on May 20. That approval came several weeks after the Senate unanimously backed the […]

With Supreme Court Blow to ELD Legal Challenge, Mandate has No Roadblocks Remaining

The Supreme Court on Monday delivered a death blow to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s legal challenge to the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate. With the high court’s rejection, the lawsuit will go no further. Though there are efforts underway to engage Congress on the issue, spearheaded in part by OOIDA, the issue is […]

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 […]

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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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