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Acme-Hardesty Welcomes Caren Dres-Hajeski

ACME-HARDESTY WELCOMES NEW BUSINESS UNIT DIRECTOR FOR PERSONAL CARE   Acme-Hardesty, an industry leader in oleochemicals and bio-based specialty ingredients, is pleased to announce that Caren Dres-Hajeski has joined the company as Business Unit Director, Personal Care. In her new role, Caren will manage all aspects of Acme-Hardesty’s personal care business and report directly to […]

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Jacob Stern and Sons Hosts Members of USDA

Representatives of our Supply Chain team met with members of the USDA this week to discuss updates and new regulations for exporting materials. Aurelio Castilla, Manager of International Operations, and Cindy Barcelo, Export Coordinator, discussed changes to the USDA shipment policies. Our dedication to remaining in compliance with the latest guidelines are another way the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Acme-Hardesty to Attend POC2018

Acme-Hardesty Co., a division of Jacob Stern & Sons, 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 […]

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PHILADELPHIA MEDIA NETWORK NAMES ACME-HARDESTY A WINNER OF THE DELAWARE VALLEY 2018 TOP WORKPLACES AWARD

Acme-Hardesty Co., a division of Jacob Stern and Sons, Inc., has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by Philadelphia Media Network. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures […]

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Acme-Hardesty Announces New Partnership with Botaneco for Personal Care Ingredients

Acme-Hardesty has signed a letter of intent to enter into a distribution agreement with Botaneco, an innovative natural ingredient manufacturer in the personal care industry. Acme-Hardesty will be Botaneco’s channel partner for the personal care market on the East Coast, Southeast, and Midwest.     Botaneco utilizes novel plant-based separation and purification technology to naturally […]

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Avoiding Harmful Chemicals in Personal Care Products: Why Choose Oleochemicals for Cosmetics and Personal Care Product Manufacturing?

The market for naturally derived cosmetic products has increased steadily, with the greatest growth seen in the past decade or so. Much of this has to do with rising interest in sustainable chemicals in cosmetic products, a demand seen both from customers and manufacturers. On the client side, natural cosmetics are healthier for skin and […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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