The Family History

As part of Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc., Acme-Hardesty is proud to share a long history of innovation and growth.

Winning in the West

Jacob Stern & Sons expanded to the Midwest (1962), Texas (1964), and the West Coast (1968), to become the company’s first tallow business endeavors beyond Philadelphia. In 1964, Philip Bernstein, Jacob Stern’s great-great grandson, became Assistant Plant Manager in the Philadelphia plant.