Winterization Process Options for Cannabinoids

https://hms.harvard.edu/news/unraveling-cannabinoids As a member of the Board of Directors of Nectar Health Sciences, I have the opportunity to work with a team of experienced scientists and industry experts dedicated to commercializing a unique and patent-pending cannabinoid isolation technology. Nectar, is a privately-owned cannabinoid isolation and extraction company, with a technology that isolates cannabinoids to >99% purity. This blog, though, will focus on winterization process…


Chemical Processing

Transparency and the Chemical Process Industry

Photo credit: GraceOda via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND Transparency is good in government, public service, politics, your personal life, and — of course — in business. Think of buyers and sellers…EBay, Airbnb and Uber. We all want more transparency — especially in the current turbulent times. Transparency helps in information gathering, coordination, accountability and decision-making. But what about in the Chemical Process Industry (CPI)? On one hand, transparency is important for safety and…


process engineering consultant

Trusting your Gut

Photo credit: KayVee.INC via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA In my wide-ranging search to learn more about process engineering and SLS methods, I recently read two articles on “Trusting Your Gut” in two completely different settings. The first was an editorial for Chemical Engineering Progress by its Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Mascone. The other was in the McKinsey Quarterly, an article on “How to Test Your Decision-Making Instincts” by Andrew Campbell and Jo Whitehead. In both, there was an agreement…