The legal cannabis market will create more than a quarter of a million jobs by 2020, and the current $7.2 billion a year market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 17%. Medical marijuana is the driver of this industry and sales are expected to grow from $4.7 billion in 2016 to $13.3 billion in 2020. [Forbes.com]
In many industries, careful measurement is key to growth, and none more so than the marijuana market. Quite literally, measurement plays a critical role in the safe, efficient, and deliberate growth of the marijuana market both from a business operational standpoint and a patient safety perspective. Group Four is committed to and experienced in offering solutions to the marijuana market. Group Four’s solutions fall into three primary categories:
Extraction for Edibles
Group Four has created the measurement systems to correctly measure active ingredient extraction of plant oils for edibles using a custom pressure transducer solution; this solution can be seen in oil extraction systems.
Sorting and Grading of Flower
Using a custom solution comprised of single-point load cells, and Digital Electronics, Group Four has contributed to the measurement solution for the sorting and grading of marijuana flower. These systems reduces labor costs, increases yields, and improve overall product quality.
Packaging of Marijuana Product
Group Four measurement solutions also figure into the packaging of marijuana products. As professional, safe, reliable packaging systems become a pre-requisite for servicing the growing consumption of the marijuana market, Group Four has experience with and is ready to integrate measurement solutions with Food industry packaging suppliers.
As the Legal Marijuana industry matures, so must the systems and solutions designed for precise manufacturing, business efficiency, and consumer safety; Group Four understands the measurement challenges of Supercritical sCO2 extraction, THC Extraction, Cannabinoid measurement, and the Cannabis sorting and packaging process. From botanical extracts, to THC distribution, to edible and flower packaging, Group Four has your solution ready.
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