CBG Biotech Success Stories

Manufacturers & Researchers Worldwide Benefit From CBG's Solvent Distillation Systems

Our laboratory and industrial solvent distillation systems and stills have been proven to bring:

  • Solvent sustainability to labs and manufacturing facilities: Our solvent distillation systems and stills conserve resources while helping protect the environment.
  • Automation and efficiencies to various industrial and laboratory operations: Each CBG unit can be programmed to run absent of human intervention, which reduces the amount of physical labor required by your staff and supports simplified multitasking.
  • Safety to solvent distillation processes: All of our solvent distillation systems and stills are approved to meet stringent UL standards for distillation equipment; they're closed-loop systems that are designed to conceal harmful vapors and prevent potentially hazardous solvents from coming into contact with your personnel.
  • Cost savings to labs and industrial facilities: Our customers substantially reduce how much they spend on solvent purchases, waste disposal, compliance, labor and more.

Learn how laboratory and industrial applications like yours have already benefited from our solvent recovery systems.

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Industrial Solvent Distillation Success Stories


Hearing Aid Manufacturer GN ReSound Reduces Solvent Costs by 90%

Learn how this Minnesota-based hearing aid manufacturer using isopropyl alcohol to clean laser-formed plastic parts successfully benefited from one of CBG’s solvent distillation systems and reduced the company's solvent purchase and disposal costs by 90%.


ChemGenes Corporation Advances Toxics-Use Reduction Efforts

Read about how this biotechnology company expects to reduce the amount of hexane and ethyl acetate it uses by 27,000 pounds (or 70%) annually using one of CBG's solvent distillation systems.


General Formulations Recovers 92% of Recycled Solvent on Average

Find out why our solvent recycling solution has helped this major manufacturer of several solvent- and water-based coating lines recover 92% of solvent by weight on average.


Jore Corporation Uses CBG's PW4™ and Avoids Production Shutdowns

Read about how this Montana-based hand tool manufacturer integrated their Baron-Blakeslee degreaser with CBG’s PW4™ solvent distillation system to greatly improve the company's production cleaning process.


Norpin Manufacturing Reduces Solvent Usage by 50% in Year One With CBG's PW4™ Solvent Distillation System

See how this industry-leading manufacturer of deep-drawn cans and cases realized production process improvements and reduced solvent usage by 50% using a CBG solvent distillation system.


Hardcoating Technologies (HTL) Integrates CBG Recycler With Vapor Degreaser to Achieve Dramatic Gains in Productivity

Learn how this manufacturer of high-performance coatings integrated a CBG solvent distillation system with a vapor degreaser to ensure parts are always pristinely clean and ready to be coated when they exit the system.


Laboratory Solvent Distillation Success Stories

 

Nearly 3,000 Gallons of Acetone Recovered at Columbia University

Read about how CBG partnered with Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) to save thousands of dollars on solvent purchases and waste disposal fees with effective acetone, xylene and ethanol solvent distillation processes.


Reclaiming Xylene and Ethanol in a Laboratory Setting

A histology laboratory was spending in excess of $1,300 monthly to purchase and dispose of 50 gallons of xylene and 85 gallons of ethanol. Learn more about how the lab lowered the cost of its xylene purchases by 95%—and the cost of its ethanol purchases by 90%—by installing a CBG Biotech 5-gallon solvent distillation system.


Solvent Recovery Makes the Grade in Yale Chemistry Labs

Professor Christine Dimeglio and her 250 to 300 undergraduate students clean their laboratory glassware using 100% recycled acetone that's been reclaimed by a CBG solvent distillation system. Learn more about how our system is making an important difference in the undergraduate teaching labs at Yale University.


UC Merced Chemistry Professor Greatly Reduces Chemical Waste 

University of California, Merced, Chemistry Professor Jason Hein and his students produce a lot of chemical waste. With the help of a CBG solvent distillation system, Hein found a way to clean up the waste and reuse it, saving his lab thousands of dollars and helping the environment at the same time.


Essential Oils Solvent Distillation Success Story


Mary’s Medicinals Maximizes Production Capacity and Reduces Costs

Mary’s Medicinals is an award-winning developer of cannabis-based products specializing in combining horticulture and technology to deliver innovative natural therapies for pain management and relief. The company’s success hinges upon its partnership with CBG.

“CBG has been an exceptional partner. As we rapidly expanded our operations over the last year, it was critical that we had a reliable, turnkey solution for extraction that allowed us to maximize our production capacity and minimize costs. While other companies in this space continue to use cobbled-together 'garage-built' equipment, we found that selecting an industry leading, UL-Listed solution allows us to create better products for the patients that rely on us. Furthermore, using a trusted CBG solution prevented countless headaches as we can easily make changes to stay current with evolving regulations and business demands, without complicated reconfiguration.”

- Nicole Smith, founder of Mary's Medicinals


HAP-Free Solvent Distillation Success Story


A Tennessee Urology Associates Lab Saves Time and Money by Using Formula 83™

As the laboratory manager for a high-volume Tennessee Urology Associates practice, Karen Adams makes all the decisions related to the processes and chemicals used by the histopathology and cytology sections of her lab. Since 2008, the lab has saved time and money using CBG’s Formula 83™ in all of its processing and staining protocols.

"As a laboratory manager for both clinical and anatomic labs, time and cost savings are paramount. When it comes to service I cannot speak highly enough of the team at CBG. I am always able to reach someone whenever and for whatever. I cannot speak highly enough of this product or this support provided by CBG."

- Karen Adams, Laboratory Manager, Tennessee Urology Associates

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