Cost-Effective Ethanol Extraction with the Industry Leading Botanical Extractors

What is a Botanical Extraction Machine within the Cannabis Industry? A botanical extraction machine, or centrifuge, is a piece of ethanol extraction equipment utilized heavily in the first step of the ethanol cannabinoid extraction process. After the separation of the plant material, the cannabinoids, terpenes, and ethanol must be removed and filtered out. In a … Read more

Centrifuges For Cannabis Extraction

What is Cannabis Extraction Cannabis extraction is the process of removing cannabinoids such as THC, CBD, and Terpenes from cannabis plants. These cannabinoids are refined to produce a wide range of cannabis and THC products for medical and recreational use. With a projected market size of $22 Billion, cannabis stands to be one of the … Read more

THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF THE SUGAR INDUSTRY

Western States sugar nutritional facts

An unassuming pile of sugar has a deep and storied history behind it. From its origins, as sugar cane chewed for its sweetness in 8000 BCE Papua New Guinea to its more modern applications as a refined sweetener, sugar has made an impact on the global trade and lifestyles since the very beginning. Sugar has a history … Read more

ÁNGEL PROAÑO GIVES AN INTERVIEW FOR THE BUSINESS YEAR

Western States Machine Company would like to take the time to commend Ángel Proaño, our Director of Sales and Marketing, for his interview with The Business Year. His input on the cannabis industry, one of the fastest-growing markets, was insightful and well-grounded in Western States’ mission moving forward.  Read all about Ángel’s comments on Western … Read more

HOW SUGAR REFINERY SHAPED THE RUM INDUSTRY

Western States cane sugar in its processed and refined form (white and brown)

From Mai Tais to Mojitos, nothing transports you to the tropics quicker than a rum cocktail. Many people can list off their favorite rum-based beverages, but only a few can cite its history, or have any idea of the journey their rum has been on to find itself in their refreshment. History of Rum in … Read more

HOW WE’RE RESPONDING TO THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTION IN 2022

Western States Machine shop employee searching for parts in a elevated blue parts bin

“THOSE SYSTEMIC PROBLEMS IN THE SUPPLY CHAINS, THIS HAS BEEN BUILDING FOR YEARS,” SAID STEVE DOWSE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLUTIONS AT FOURKITES. “THE PANDEMIC HAS REALLY JUST HIGHLIGHTED THE FRAGILITY OF OUR SUPPLY CHAINS.” The global supply chain crisis is behind everything from out-of-stock plastic to-go cups at your local coffee … Read more

UPGRADE TO THE G-16 LINC BATCH CENTRIFUGAL

Western-States LINC G-16-800 Sugar Centrifuge set of three view

THE ROBERTS® G-16 LINC BATCH CENTRIFUGAL: WHY IT’S TIME TO UPGRADE FROM THE G-8 THE SUGAR INDUSTRY WILL LOVE OUR NEW BATCH CENTRIFUGAL FOR PROCESSING ALL GRADES OF SUGAR The G-8 Style Batch Centrifugal was originally introduced in the 1940’s and has performed very well for our customers over the years. Our records show that … Read more

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