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APEKS SUPERCRITICAL/DELTA SEPARATIONS NEWS:

OCTOBER 15, 2020

The wildfires on the west coast directly impacted our staff at Delta Separations. Thankfully, everyone is safe and slowly recovering. We will continue to monitor the situation and support our staff every step of the way. This has not affected our delivery times and shipments are still being send out on time.


In other news, we have a new Group President who joined Gibraltar in September. Please welcome Mark Dunson to our team!

“I am excited to be a part of such a capable and well recognized team of industry leaders with the ability to bring value to our customers, helping them drive success in their businesses. Controlled environment cultivation and botanical extracts are causes that have lasting impact to society. I look forward to meeting all of our team members and customers.” 

Gibraltar is building a leading portfolio of technology and solutions capability to serve our customers from seed to oil. We are focused on holistic capabilities to drive faster time to market, efficient startup, and highly productive operations across the growing and processing spectrum for Cannabis, Produce, and other controlled environment growing segments.   

Prior to joining Gibraltar, Mark served as Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer for the $6.5B Commercial & Residential Solutions Platform of Emerson Electric, leading the offices of Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Marketing, and Technology/Innovation. His more than 24 years with Emerson include experience in Group and Business Executive Leadership, sales, marketing, strategic planning, acquisitions, and product management, living and working in the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Mark earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Dayton and an MBA from Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Mark is based in Cincinnati, Ohio at our headquarters for the Growing & Processing business platform.

The VTS (Vortex Trichome Separator) is making a big splash (literally) in the market. Have you heard about it? If not, read on! If yes, contact us to order yours. Also, be sure to sign up for our webinar series with Frenchy Cannoli - episode 1 aired on 9/24 and the next two will be in October!

  • Efficient: A two-person crew can output an average of 12-15 kilos of dry hash per day
  • Easy to clean: Basin is made of sanitary food-grade stainless steel with 2" port for easy drainage
  • Easy to operate: Runs easily either manually, or with the capability to set repeat recipes for auto operations

The powerful forces created by its cross flow turbulence comes from the bottom-driven paddle in combination with a uniquely shaped wash basin. The result is a maximum separation of resin heads from the plant surface with negligent to non-existent plant-particulate contamination. ​ 


Contact Sales to order yours!

Read about condensation and the Delta Separation's FFE system! Click here to read more.

On a very basic level, the function of the Falling Film Evaporator (FFE) can be summed up as follows:

  1. The operator inputs a cannabinoid and ethanol solution (tincture)
  2. The FFE evaporates the bulk of the solvent (ethanol)
  3. Outputting separately the crude extract, and the condensed solvent.

They are selling fast, but we still have some systems in stock! If you're in a tight spot with your harvest, contact us to find out how we can help with extraction.


Contact us today!

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Oil Extraction has three new chapters! Learn more about types of cannabinoids, viable business models, and check out our comprehensive glossary. More chapters will be added every two weeks so be sure to bookmark the page!

Apeks and Delta together provide your complete Processing Solution! Contact us to find out how we can help your business grow. 

Behind the scenes, the marketing team handles all newsletters, the websites, blogs, articles, trade shows, marketing campaigns, photography, videography, branding, and anything in between! 

Tara Wilsworth, Project Manager/Marketing:

Tara handles marketing and project management at Apeks. She's originally from South Africa and it's her voice you'll hear on the phone tree at Apeks! Outside of work, she makes pottery, rides her horse, writes, spends time with her horde of animals, and always has a large stack of books close at hand.

Ryan Conklin, Creative Manager:

Ryan has been our creative manager since 2018. He grew up in Sonoma County where Delta Separations is located. In his spare time, he likes to travel, golf, camp, hike, write songs/poems and go to wine tastings with friends.

Andrew Stanbro, Designer:

Andrew loves to design, to create, and to learn. Since he was a lad of thirteen, he has been exploring the magic of communicating through design, and learning how others experience the digital and print spaces. He enjoys backpacking, camping, his family, painting, sculpting, and much more!

Meri Harli, Senior Content Marketing Manager:

Meri's background is in content marketing specializing in search engine optimization(SEO). She loves to see our marketing efforts deliver real business results! She's based in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country, just north of San Francisco. She enjoys hiking with her dog, yoga, swimming, wine tasting, and cooking.  

Our teams have hit the ground running and are traveling to customer locations to install and service systems. They take all the necessary precautions to keep everyone safe and also, get the job done!


Click here to contact the service team!

 Hash Making Science and Misconceptions - rescheduled

Due to the impacts of the wildfires in California, we pushed the webinar series back a couple of weeks and the second one airs today. The first one was well received and had 400 views in the short time it's been out there! 

Frenchy’s lively personality and unique expertise make him a sought-after international speaker,on topics such as the history and evolution of hashish, cannabis terroir, the promise of organic and regenerative cultivation approaches, and the importance of independent “craft” production.  


We'll also be featuring a *live* demonstration of Frenchy using the VTS-50 to make high-quality hash in real-time. Click on the dates below to sign up for this exciting and lively series.  


Part 2: Hash Making Science & Misconceptions, 10/15 

Part 3: Live Demo: How to Make Hash with the VTS-50, 10/22


And don't forget to have your questions ready for Frenchy because we'll have an open question time on each webinar. We look forward to seeing you on the call!

Our latest blog explores CBD extraction methods and goes into detail about how to extract it from hemp. Check it out.

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