In this video you will see the progress over the last year at Industrial Hemp Manufacturing, LLC, from planting the first kenaf crops to the harvest. Last year 150 acres were planted, this year 400 acres are being planted. This is over a 160% increase from last year. You will also see some of the […]
LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Jun 7, 2016) – Hemp, Inc. is proud to announce its first Kenaf harvest from its wholly owned subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing, LLC, in Spring Hope, North Carolina. Executives say the 150 acres of Kenaf were cut, raked, baled and was transported to Hemp, Inc.’s 70,000 square foot industrial hemp processing […]
LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – May 16, 2016) – As Hemp, Inc.‘s (OTC PINK: HEMP) multi-purpose industrial hemp decortication facility nears completion, executives are shifting their focus to sales and marketing and are pleased to announce the sale of approximately 7,000 pounds of raw Kenaf to a Tennessee company involved in the biofuel industry. According to David Schmitt, COO […]
Did you know that there is a non-wood plant that produces up to 11 tones of usable fibre annually? The plant is known as kenaf. While an acre of natural forest requires 30 to 40 years to produce 5 to 6 usable fibers, kenaf’s growing season is less than a year. It is a strong […]
Hemp, Inc.’s Tamafa decortication plant is an automated fiber processing line designed to separate and extract the fiber from the core of hemp or kenaf plant stalk. The process is called decortication. The plant is the only one of this magnitude in North America. In fact, it’s one of only five of this size in […]
The first crop processed by Hemp, Inc.’s decortication facility
David Schmidtt, COO of Industrial Hemp Manufacturing takes you on a tour of the decorticator plant to show you the progress of work that has been done.
This is not small task. Typically this type of install takes 2 years to complete. Hemp Inc. is ahead of schedule with just over 18 months into the re-installing of the decorticator plant after moving it from its original location.
Once the decorticator plant is operational, the company will begin processing kenaf, a cousin to hemp. There are already several tons of kenaf waiting in the warehouse to be processed. This will make a good test run for the decortication plant to work out the bugs.