With an over 75-year history of innovation and growth, Acme-Hardesty is has evolved into a leading distributor of oleochemicals, castor oil and its derivatives as well as bio-based, specialty ingredients. Since 1942, we have been supplying oleochemicals, castor oil & derivatives, and market focused products. We are one of the largest importers, marketers, and value-added resellers of oleochemicals and castor oil products in the United States.
In 1980, Acme-Hardesty pioneered the Green Revolution by importing and reselling bulk and packaged palm based oleochemicals from Malaysia and Indonesia. Our global supply partners are world class companies who manufacture quality products based on renewable, sustainable, and naturally sourced feedstocks.
Acme-Hardesty continues to add new ingredients to service our key markets and customers who range from small LTL customers to Fortune 100 multi-nationals. We focus our sourcing efforts on green, natural, bio-based, renewable, sustainable, organic, and RSPO Mass Balance products to meet our customer’s needs.
Our parent company, Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc., has been in business for more than 164 years (est. 1857). Jacob Stern & Sons / JST Global is one of the largest processors, marketers, and exporters of tallow in the world.
Acme-Hardesty has a long history of providing superior service and security of supply to our customers and is your partner in global sourcing of bio-based & sustainable products. There is a world of value & service behind our oleochemicals and derivatives.
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KEY MARKETS SERVED:
- HIIPC: Household, Industrial & Institutional (HI&I), Personal Care, Cosmetics, Wet Wipes, CBD/Hemp, Vape, Flavor & Fragrances, Food, Beverages, Pet Food, Animal Feed, Surfactants, Wellness, Nutraceuticals, Pharmaceuticals, Candles, Waxes, and Textiles
- Performance Additives: Agriculture, Asphalt, Lubricants, Greases, Metal Working Fluids, Oilfield, Paints & Coatings, Inks, Resins, Adhesives, Polyurethanes, PU Foam, Plastic & Rubber Additives, Phase Change, Paper, Defoamers, Sintering, and Industrial Chemicals
THE ACME-HARDESTY GOAL:
To exceed our customers' expectations by focusing on chosen markets, continuously improving operations, and challenging our strategies in order to be a world-class value-added reseller to those we serve.