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is an engineering company developing systems for the manufacturing of extract-based products. Our mission: revolutionize the entire extraction process.

The centerpiece of our approach is supercritical fluid extraction, the best way to selectively and cost-effectively extract chemically pure essential oils and natural compounds from botanical materials.

Hightech Extracts and the SuperCritical Fluid Network are partners, bringing next-generation SCF technologies to the North American essential oils and natural products industries.

Together, we build systems to your specifications using a modular approach that allows us to maintain predictable results while providing the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry.

The Hightech advantage: from initial purchase to installation to technical support, we’re there to help. We’ll work with you through every step of the process — selecting the right extractor, building the feature set you need, creating custom recipes — to help you achieve the lowest possible extraction cost per gram.

Hightech Extracts is SCFN Exclusively Distributor in North America.






Paul Gelardi
Chief Executive Officer
Paul is a mechanical engineer by degree and a dreamer by inclination. Paul’s specialties include product development, process engineering, manufacturing strategy and new business development. His career has encompassed a broad range of products, manufacturing technologies and commercial start-ups, largely involving fully automated manufacturing of technical products and complex assemblies.

Norman Olson
Director of Marketing & Business Affairs
Norman is a chemical engineer by degree and a hard-boiled businessperson by inclination. Norman’s specialties include electronics manufacturing, channel marketing, international supply chain management and international commerce. His career has encompassed a wide range of business, industries and marketing channels.


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