Twin Rivers Technologies Blog
 

A Year in Review

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Dec 10, 2018 8:41:00 AM

December is Twin Rivers one year blog-aversary!  To celebrate, we're doing a year in review to highlight the major events for our company over the past year.

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10 Common Products Containing Tallow Fatty Acids

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Nov 12, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Tallow fatty acids are animal derivatives that are used in a wide range of applications including oil field consumption, resins, industrial cleaners, personal care, and in rubber and textile industries.  Tallow is a rendered form of beef or mutton fat, and is primarily made up of triglycerides. Tallow is used mainly in producing soap and animal feed.  Tallow can be used for the production of bio-diesel in much the same way as oils from plants are currently used.  

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Topics: Oleochemicals, tallow fatty acid

9 Common Products Containing Coconut Fatty Acids

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Oct 8, 2018 9:12:00 AM

Coconut fatty acids are vegetable oil derivatives that are used in a wide range of applications including cleaning products, soaps, detergents, surfactants and many more.  

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Topics: Oleochemicals, Coconut Fatty Acids

A New Sustainability Effort -- Styrofoam Reduction

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Sep 6, 2018 2:16:00 PM

TRT implanted a sustainability program several years ago and began publishing an Annual Sustainability Report in 2017.  We have built our Sustainability program on three foundational pillars:

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Topics: Sustainability

What are Oleochemicals?

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Aug 13, 2018 9:40:00 AM
Oleochemicals are derived from natural sources including plant and animal fats.  The formation of basic oleochemical substances like fatty acids are by various chemical and enzymatic reactions.  

Fatty acids are the largest application for oleochemicals.  This is due to to high demand for applications in

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Topics: Oleochemicals