Apeks Affiliates

External resources for you

Contact one of our affiliates for expert advice.

Consultants are everywhere in the industry. How do you know who to trust? We’ve selected a handful of people who can help you! They’ve all experienced in our systems, but also have knowledge of other systems. They can best advise you on how to set up your facility, and some offer tours of their own facilities! 


Co-founder, Mesa Organics & Purplebee’s;
Professor, Colorado College

Dr. James E. Parco


Process Advisor

Joel Hatfield

Joel worked at Apeks Supercritical for many years, working his way from the machining department, through quality control, before moving into the Research & Development department. He was the Apeks expert, teaching our quarterly winterization class for customers, as well as teaching classes with the Cleveland School of Cannabis. Joel is now an independent consultant, who helps customers set up their extraction lab, using real world experience!


Founder and Owner: Botanical Processing, LLC

Marie Grinstead, PH.D.

Salem Scientific

Salem Scientific

SALEM Scientific is the industry leader in cannabis extraction technology, turn-key automated process equipment, compliance, installation, site planning, and training.  As a pioneer in this field, our team helps cannabis and hemp businesses stay ahead of the competitive market conditions with world renowned quality equipment and installation.


Chief Operator, BSC Group

Brian Staffa

CEO, Arsenal Oils and Extracts

Rain Coleman

Arsenal Oils and Extracts is a fully licensed producer of marijuana concentrates in Aurora, Colorado. Using our industry experience as an extremely small startup, but growing to handle exclusive clients and large-scale projects, we have the experience to help design, build and, manage any project, anywhere. With a strong focus on safety, compliance, and efficiency, Rain Coleman and his team strive to give their clients honest and realistic expectations, no matter what stage of development they are in. 

Air Force veteran and former High School teacher Rain Coleman has a degree in English Education. Using this background, Rain works hard to provide solid training in production and final product development to all his clients. Arsenal Oils and Extracts have the ability to work with a wide scale of clients, from pro to novice, and, with a boots-on-the-ground approach, we strive to always be dependable and versatile, in order to meet your challenges.

Affiliate Training

Our affiliates know their stuff.

Our affiliates have undergone full training in our CO2 extraction systems. They’ve taken a deep dive into the technical requirements and specifications of each system, and understand what’s involved in operating one. Please note: the affiliation with Apeks does not mean endorsement!

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