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The injection process combines the tunability of CO2 with the power of ethanol, improving the extraction time by 300%.

The extraction equipment companies are transforming their operations to create needed supplies and exploring other ways they can potentially help first responders.

Cannabis businesses across the country have experienced different economic realities since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Some dispensaries and brands have seen record sales numbers, while customer traffic has significantly decreased for others. 

For Apeks Supercritical and Delta Separations, cannabis processing equipment manufacturers that were acquired by Gibraltar Industries in February, business has slowed down. But they’ve expanded their manufacturing beyond extraction and distillation machinery to serve their communities and improve team morale during a difficult time.

Whichever way you’re looking at CBD – as a scientist, buyer or wannabe cultivator – you’ll want to know more about its extraction process. CBD extraction is one of the critical manufacturing stages that will decide the quality of the end product. The first condition for a high-grade CBD is, obviously, a healthy and clean plant. But even the purest bud can be ruined or contaminated with poor extraction. That’s why it is crucial to learn more about the techniques which are used behind the label. The trouble is that most online sources hail to a single extraction method while biasedly criticizing the others. And the truth is, as always, somewhere in the middle. To get to the bottom of it, we spoke to Andy Joseph, the founder of Apeks Supercritical, engineer, inventor of five patents, and a skilled fabricator. 

Turns out, he is not so biased on the matter. 

This study considers the use of ethanol as a co-solvent in a carbon dioxide extraction of cannabinoids and its effects on extraction time and overall raw yield. A control test was initially conducted to calculate the volumetric flow of liquid and supercritical CO2 and to record the amount of material collected. Additional runs were then performed with the injection of a 5% by volume stream of ethanol, first with hops and then confirmed on cannabis. Upon separation of the oil from the ethanol it was determined that the oil was extracted up to 300% faster and with roughly 2% greater overall yield.

As the cannabis extraction industry continues to grow, so does a need to find varying solutions to progress the needs and demands of business within it. One decision that many advancing industries face is consolidation.

On Friday June 19th, 2020 at 5:30pm at Otterbien University’s Battelle Fine Arts Center in Westerville, OH, the Cleveland School of Cannabis-Columbus Campus will host its first graduation. With over 35 graduates completing the program to date, this celebration is one that not highlights the accomplishments of individuals who have elected to pursue a career in the cannabis industry, it is also a tip of the hat to the pioneers of a brand new industry. This year, CSC will welcome Apeks Supercritical Founder, Andy Joseph to deliver the keynote address.

Two of the leading U.S. cannabis extraction system manufacturers are joining forces to create the most versatile customized botanical extraction plans and unmatched customer service on the market today.

The cannabis space is an interesting investment opportunity that comes with a variety of risks, but as Ohio’s medical marijuana cultivators and dispensaries slowly gain ground, the nascent industry should pick speed in 2020.

Kristen Joseph, Director of Quality, is interviewed in this segment on Spectrum News 1.

Apeks Supercritical is among the very few entities in the legal cannabis industry where employee benefits, and incentives meet or exceed standards set by large mainstream American employers, according to mg Magazine’s 2019 list of Top 50 Cannabis Employers.

Apeks Supercritical, a botanical oil extraction business that manufactures equipment used in the marijuana and hemp industry, has grown faster than buildings can be completed to house its operations. Apeks moved into its new 30,000-square-foot building at 31 Greenscape Court in the Johnstown Industrial Park this summer, but may need to expand again soon.

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ReFraction™ merges sophisticated vision sensors and software that work as the eyes inside the system, allowing operators to get the exact desired output every time.

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In its Q3 earnings release today, building products manufacturer Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ: ROCK) revealed it has purchased Ohio-based cannabis extraction equipment company Apeks Supercritical recently.

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The CO2 extraction design manufacturer has been acquired by greenhouse design firm Rough Brothers, Inc.

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Apeks Supercritical Expands Global Headquarters with Opening of New Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

The new 30,000-square-foot facility doubles capacity to build the company’s CO2 extractors for cannabis and hemp oil.

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Increased Demand for CBD Means New Jobs for Ohio

Apeks Supercritical, one of the world’s largest CO2 botanical extraction system manufacturers, announced today, the expansion of its global headquarters in Ohio. The opening of a new 30,000 square foot state of the art manufacturing facility comes as global demand for CBD and other hemp/cannabis infused products continues its exponential growth across the world.

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Apeks Supercritical Expands Global Headquarters with Opening of New Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

Apeks Supercritical, one of the world’s largest CO2 botanical extraction system manufacturers, announced today, the expansion of its global headquarters in Ohio. The opening of a new 30,000 square foot state of the art manufacturing facility comes as global demand for CBD and other hemp/cannabis infused products continues its exponential growth across the world.

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A Sneak Peek Inside Apeks Supercritical Where Hand-Crafting Cannabis Oil Extraction Happens

A 30,000-square-foot space in Johnstown is the new home of Apeks Supercritical, a manufacturer of hemp and CBD botanical extraction equipment. The backyard barn in which founder and CEO, Andy Joseph started making the machine 18 years ago is a far cry from this facility that holds 44 workers who build, sell and ship the extraction machine.

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Apeks Supercritical Doubles Manufacturing Space for CO2 Extraction

Apeks Supercritical, one of the world’s largest CO2 botanical extraction system manufacturers, announced today, the expansion of its global headquarters in Ohio. The opening of a new 30,000 square foot state of the art manufacturing facility comes as global demand for CBD and other hemp/cannabis infused products continues its exponential growth across the world.

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Apeks Supercritical Expands Global Headquarters with Opening of New Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

New 30,000 square foot facility doubles capacity to build the industry leading CO2 extractors for cannabis and hemp oil

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Extraction Efficiencies for Butane, CO2, and Ethanol

The efficiency of different cannabis extraction methods isn’t as straightforward as some people might think, and despite being measured with black-or-white math, it can also be somewhat individualistic.

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Inside the new Apeks Supercritical factory where cannabis oil extractors are made by hand

Johnstown’s global CBD oil extraction manufacturer nearly doubled the size of its facility as states have lined up to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use.

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CBD products: What you need to know

Acela Biomedical utilizes clean technology to remove oil from leaves of industrial hemp plants

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Apeks Supercritical Hits Industry Milestones Putting 600th CO2 Cannabis Oil Extraction System Into Service

Apeks Systems help meet rising global demand for cannabis/hemp oil and infused products.

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New Dublin business taps into growing industry

Entrepreneurship is nothing new for Jeff Smith. In his latest venture, he envisions a good return on his investment. But he offers the caveat, “I don’t want to be the huge guy.” Smith is on the front end of the curve with the hemp industry. He’s opening Southern Extraction Labs in the building he owns on the corner of N.C. 87 and N.C. 410.

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Apeks Supercritical Hits Industry Milestone Putting 600th CO2 Cannabis Oil Extraction System into Service

Apeks Supercritical, one of the world’s largest CO2 extraction system manufacturers serving the cannabis industry, is putting its 600th CO2 extraction system into service for Southern Extraction Laboratories LLC, a new CBD and hemp production company in North Carolina.

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Apeks Supercritical Hits Industry Milestone Putting 600th CO2 Cannabis Oil Extraction System into Service

Apeks Systems help meet rising global demand for cannabis/hemp oil and infused products.

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Apeks Supercritical Hits Industry Milestone Putting 600th CO2 Cannabis Oil Extraction System into Service

Apeks Supercritical, one of the world’s largest CO2 extraction system manufacturers serving the cannabis industry, is putting its 600th CO2 extraction system into service for Southern Extraction Laboratories LLC, a new CBD and hemp production company in North Carolina.

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Apeks Supercritical Hits Industry Milestone Putting 600th CO2 Cannabis Oil Extraction System into Service

Apeks Supercritical, one of the world’s largest CO2 extraction system manufacturers serving the cannabis industry, is putting its 600th CO2 extraction system into service for Southern Extraction Laboratories LLC, a new CBD and hemp production company in North Carolina

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