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.

About us

Over the years Separeco has created a supply technology chain that allowed to fully develop the technology applied to supercritical fluids starting from scientific knowledge to industrial plant construction, in particular through the use of supercritical CO2 in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, nutraceutical, food, healthy food. The name is “Super Critical Fluid Network”, (SCFN).

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