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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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Andy Joseph will be guest on Mike Boutin’s “Cannabis Nation Radio”

August 15, 2013

On Friday, August 16, at 5:00 PST, Andy Joseph will be a guest on Cannabis Nation Radio hosted by Mike Boutin and Julie Rose. Andy will be discussing extraction and concentration methods, extraction equipment and what to look for when considering making a purchase. You can listen live to the show this Friday at 5:00…

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Apeks featured in The Magazine

August 15, 2013

This week’s issue of The Magazine features Apeks Supercritical in an article called “Potpourri” written by Michelle Goodman. The article describes one of our 1500-5L systems being used by our Seattle customer Evergreen Health Center, and has some interesting perspective and insights into Andy Joseph’s work and family life….

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MMJ Business Daily Asks Apeks for Insight

August 7, 2013

MMJ Business Daily said that many of their readers were looking for more insight on how to purchase botanical oil extraction equipment. There is a lot of companies out their using smoke and mirrors to sell their systems. Apeks is one of the few that has an R&D program, standardized designs using ASME compliant pressure…

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