20 Common Products Containing Glycerin

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Apr 8, 2019 10:08:00 AM

Merriam-Webster defines glycerin as a "thick, sweet, clear liquid used in making medicines, food, soap, etc."  They further define it as "a sweet syrupy hygroscopic trihydroxy alcohol C3H8O3 usually obtained by the saponification of fats and used especially as a solvent and plasticizer, as a moistening agent, emollient, and lubricant, and as an emulsifying agent" (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycerol#medicalDictionary).  

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Topics: glycerin

2018 Commercial Highlights

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Mar 11, 2019 8:36:00 AM

Twin Rivers Technologies has the largest portfolio of Fatty Acid offerings in Oleochemical industry with broadest range of raw materials. Twin Rivers continues to be focused on R&D of new products, product lines and processes to ensure that our customers are receiving only the best products, made by the best raw materials and that are produced in a plant that operates safely and efficiently.  Read more below to find out about our Commercial highlights from 2018 or download 2018 commercial highlights here

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Are flexitanks one possible solution to the trucking industry crisis?

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Feb 11, 2019 10:10:00 AM

As we've seen for the past several years, the shortage of drivers in the trucking industry have caused issues throughout the US, especially as the economy continues to grow.  One year ago, we posted a blog titled Trucking Industry Industry & Solutions.  The article discussed the issues surrounding the trucking industry overall, how the issues would impact TRT, and ultimately our customers, what TRT is doing to combat these issues and what our customers could do to help.  One year later, this is still a hot topic throughout our industry.  As such, we continue to look at innovative ways to deliver products to customers on today's challenging market.  An article in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel discussed many of these same issues including the fact that there is more work than available drivers and that restrictions on new drivers (age, insurance, etc) allow experienced drivers to call the shots.  As we know, fewer people are choosing truck driving as a career path.  And those that do, don't often stay with it.  According to the article, "Students who graduate from commercial driving schools often aren’t prepared for the jobs they get, and experienced truckers can easily move from one firm to another if they are dissatisfied with working conditions or pay. Turnover rate for large truckload carriers, according to a survey done by Stay Metrics, a national retention firm, hit 94 percent in the first quarter of 2018"  (http://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/business/2019/01/trucking-industry-in-need-of-new-drivers/).

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Topics: trucking industry, transportation, flexitanks

Jimmy Fund 2017

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Feb 7, 2019 10:35:08 AM

Twin Rivers Technologies is a proud supporter of The Jimmy Fund. This year our employees raised over $1,000 to donate to this wonderful cause. With TRT offering a matching donation, we will be donating over $2,000! As a thank you to our employees for their generosity, we hosted a hot dog luncheon in celebration of opening day at Fenway Park. Thank you to all who donated and to Kim, Lynda and Laurie for operating the grill and feeding everyone! Go SOX!!! 

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Topics: jimmy fund, community involvement, news

ACI 2017 Sustainability Report

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Feb 7, 2019 10:34:52 AM

Twin Rivers Technologies is an active participant in American Cleaning Institute's Sustainability Program. In addition to our Sustainability initiatives, we offer a line of RSPO Certified Sustainable Mass Balance Fatty Acids. To view ACI's 2017 Sustainability Report, please click here

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Topics: Sustainability, American Cleaning Institute, news