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I watched a video you posted on YouTube and one thing jumped out at me – you said that your vessels are food safe because of the welding technique. Can you elaborate on this?

September 7, 2017

Andy is on a panel of experts, answering questions from the community. Question: I watched a video you posted on YouTube and one thing jumped out at me – you said that your vessels are food safe because of the welding technique. Can you elaborate on this? Answer: Thanks for the question! I believe the…

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CO2 Plant Extracts 101

August 8, 2017

–by Scott Sondles, west coast sales person at Apeks Supercritical Connect with Scott on LinkedIn! Carbon is the center of life, the #1 element in the universe, and the top choice for cannabis and botanical extraction. From Rosemary to Mary Jane, CO2 extractions are replacing conventional plant extracts and changing the way cannabis is being…

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What Else Can I Process with my Apeks system?

July 18, 2017

Our R&D department is constantly testing on new substances to see if we can extract something. Here’s what we’ve tried so far: Pepper seeds Vanilla Algae Kava Kava Lavender Turmeric Cacao Mangosteen (an Asian fruit) Hops Coffee Seaweed Coconut Mint Bee Pollen Our customers tell us that in addition to the obvious, they’ve extracted: Hemp…

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Do’s and dont’s from MMJ business owner/college professor

April 21, 2017

Economics professor and MMJ processor shares lessons from inside and outside the classroom Recognizing the business opportunity of legalized marijuana, Jim Parco took an eight-month sabbatical in 2014 from Colorado College where he is an economics professor to work at a MMJ dispensary to learn first-hand about the industry. Not long after that, he and…

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Apeks recipe for winterization

February 23, 2017

A common secondary processing technique, known as winterization (due to low operating temps of the alcohol/extract), efficiently removes plant waxes from extractions. The result is thinner, higher-potency oils, ideal for vape pens, dabbing and infused products. Listed here are the basic steps to winterization, along with what equipment you’ll need. You can see the winterization process in action…

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Building update #3 – Manufacturing facility!

May 13, 2015

Apeks Supercritical’s Commitment to Quality Building update #3! The walls are up, the office is getting ready for paint, and in this video the manufacturing area concrete slab is being prepped and poured. Move in date is scheduled for June 11, and it can’t come soon enough! This facility is a $2M capital investment and…

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Apeks Supercritical #8 of Top 10 Most Important Companies in the Cannabis Industry!

February 11, 2015

Apeks Supercritical Ranked #8 The Cannabis Business Executive ranked Apeks Supercritical #8 in their Top 10 Most Important Companies in the Cannabis Industry! We are humbled and proud to be listed with such well know and recognized companies on the list: Surna, MJ Freeway, The Clinic, GW Pharmaceuticals, Dixie Elixirs, Privateer Holdings, O.Pen Vape, and Harborside…

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