| Nasdaq: RTK
Rentech, Inc. engages in the supplying of wood chips, wood pellets and nitrogen fertilizers. It owns patented technologies for synthetic fuels and power production. The company owns the intellectual property including, patents pilot and demonstration data, and engineering designs for a number of clean energy technologies designed to produce certified synthetic fuels and renewable power when integrated with third-party technologies. It also owns a fully-integrated biomass and natural gas-to-synthetic fuels demonstration facility located in Commerce City, Colorado. The company operates its business through three business segments: East Dubuque, Pasadena and Alternative Energy. The East Dubuque segment produces ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate solution. The Pasadena segment produces ammonium sulfate. The Alternative Energy segment develops projects and markets licenses that would use processes for conversion of low value, carbon bearing solids or gases into valuable hydrocarbons and electric power. Rentech was founded by Dennis L. Yakobson on December 18, 1981 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.