Apeks hitting its groove

September 12, 2013

It was great to walk into our manufacturing facility this morning and see the beauty of production system manufacturing. We have over 20 systems in various stages of manufacturing….

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Business Insider article shows how CO2 equipment makes Dixie Elixirs special

September 5, 2013

Business Insider did another piece called “There Is So Much Cool Science Happening In The Marijuana Industry These Days” that focuses on the process of making and testing medical infused products (MIPS) for the medical marijuana industry. The article features Dixie Elixirs’ industry leading approach towards manufacturing their lines of sodas and other medical infused…

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Apeks is featured on Al Jazeera America’s news channel show America Tonight

September 4, 2013

We are excited to be featured in Al Jazeera America’s new prime time show America Tonight for a segment called “Meet the Characters of Legalized Recreational Marijuana” airing tonight. The segment has some of the most influential people in the cannabis industry – Tripp Keber from Dixie Elixirs, Steve DeAngelo from Harborside Health Center, as…

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Dixie Elixirs and Apeks Highlighted on Channel 9 News

August 26, 2013

Dixie Elixirs and Apeks were highlighted on Colorado’s Channel 9 News as the safe solution for MMJ Concentrates. Dixie is currently running Apeks’ 1500-5L with a 20-liter upgrade. Their system (and all Apeks CO2 systems) uses CO2 as the solvent to extract the oils from the cannabis plant. The system uses cannabis “trim” to produce…

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Extraction Safety Moment – August 2013

August 23, 2013

Have you heard anyone talk about storing your extracted oil in a cold dark place, or freezing it for storage. While botanical oils look and feel like cooking oil they are untreated organic plant material. And just like a tomato left sitting on the counter, botanical oil extracts can go bad and/or grow mold. As…

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Apeks Supercritical 1500-1L benchtop system provides CO2 extraction solution to small herbal extract and essential oil companies

August 21, 2013

Nate Ames, Director of Engineering for Apeks, was interviewed for a recent article in Nutraingredients-usa.com which highlights our 1500-1L benchtop system as a solution for smaller botanical oil extraction companies. Nate and the author, Hank Schultz, discuss how there is a lack of affordable automated equipment in the food processing industry and how Apeks is…

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Apeks equipment highlighted in Business Insider article

August 20, 2013

Check out this article from Business Insider highlighting our 1500-5L supercritical CO2 system with an additional 20L vessel module at our customer Dixie Elixirs. The article does a great job showing how medical marijuana is processed from seed to sale, and has lots of pictures including this one of our system installed in Dixie’s food…

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Apeks unveils fully automated, closed loop system

August 19, 2013

We completed development of our closed loop 1500-1L Benchtop CO2 extraction system. The new technology uses approximately 2-lb of carbon dioxide, runs off 110-volts, is closed loop (recovers the CO2 after use) and is fully automated. This 1500-1L is the first of its kind in the market place, it requires no input or oversight from…

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