The hemp extraction facility will be one of a kind, according to a statement. Its processing capacity is estimated at approximately 68,000 kgs. of hemp biomass or 150,000 lbs. per month, producing approximately 5,000 kgs. of full spectrum oils or 4,500 kgs. of CBD isolate.
The company is working with an engineering firm to customize the equipment that will be required to establish one of Nevada’s largest hemp extraction facilities. It will have increased output capacity and versatility for isolation of CBD, CBN, CBG, CBC, and several other cannabinoids, including the ability to produce full spectrum and broad-spectrum oils, as well as isolates, that meet required GMP standards.
“The process has been scaled up after a lengthy research phase, where we aimed to create a method of extraction using specialized chemistry and equipment in order to obtain a higher yield of CBD, thus increasing our efficiency. The competitive advantage of the new facility will be the isolation of not only CBD but of additional individual cannabinoids at scale, which is unique and novel in the cannabis marketplace,” CEO Chris Rebentisch stated.
“The research phase served to engineer and customize our proprietary equipment for the desired scale of the pilot plant, therefore meeting the unique needs of our business. We believe that the capital investment we are making today will have the benefits of lowering our operating and manufacturing costs, increasing cannabinoid extraction efficiency with a higher recapture rate, and bringing higher returns for years to come,” he added.
1933 Industries has ordered its customized equipment and is working on the final layout of the facility and will commence tenant improvements once the floor plan and layout has received approval from the city of Las Vegas. Permitting has been completed for fire and city inspections as well as H-3 hazard zoning.
The company expects that the facility will be operational by year’s end.