February 10, 2020

Tyson Fresh Meats and Jacob Stern & Sons Launch Joint Venture

Vertically integrated venture positioned to meet evolving global demands for fats and oils Dakota Dunes, SD and Houston, TX – February 10, 2020 —Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) and Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc. have launched a joint venture, JST Global, LLC, to serve the […]


March 26, 2018

Jacob Stern Hosts First Supply Chain Summit

Last week Jacob Stern & Sons, held their first ever Supply Chain Summit in Houston, TX. Members from each of our business units met to discuss how to optimize our supply chain and bring the most value to our customers. Through open discussion and breakout sessions, our team discussed how to use our knowledge, expertise […]


February 28, 2018

Jacob Stern & Sons to Attend POC2018

Jacob Stern &Sons, Inc. will be attending the Palm & Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference March 5th-7th. The renowned Palm and Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition (POC), held annually in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, attracts international participation from more than 50 countries worldwide. This flagship conference is organized by Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad (BMD), which operates […]


June 20, 2017

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 […]


August 11, 2016

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 […]


July 29, 2016

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 […]


February 24, 2015

Acme-Hardesty Achieves Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certification via Mass Balance

Blue Bell, PA. (February 24, 2015) – Acme-Hardesty, Co., a division of Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc. — and one of the largest distributors of RSPO-certified palm products, castor oils and derivatives, and preservatives — today announced that it has achieved RSPO Mass Balance Supply Chain Certification, guaranteeing that all Acme-Hardesty U.S.-based facilities have met […]


July 22, 2013

Living Up To Our Green Heritage

As a longtime and trusted marketer of primarily vegetable-based products, Acme-Hardesty is always searching for new products that are derived from renewable, sustainable and natural sources for our customers just like our palm-based fatty acids, and our bulk castor oil and castor derivatives. As we all know, virtually every market is seeking green, more earth-friendly alternatives. In everything from personal care products and cosmetics to lubricants and greases, these attributes are important.