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Alberta Bound

Posted on December 23, 2014
Alberta Bound

Starting up an industrial hemp enterprise takes more than a good idea, enthusiasm or a bunch of capital. Fiber processing remains underdeveloped, but that could be changing. Three fiber start up in western Canada, Alberta, are worthy of attention. Alberta seems well positioned to become a hemp fiber industry leader in North America. American start ups should pay close attention.

Crailar Technologies To Begin Production On December 17, 2012

Posted on November 28, 2012
Crailar Technologies

Commercial production will begin for CRAiLAR Flax Fiber and will be supplied to Hanes Brands, Target, Georgia-Pacific and others.

Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. Completes Name Change to Crailar Technologies Inc

Posted on October 31, 2012
Crailar Technologies

Effective October 31, 2012 the company’s name will change from Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. to Crailar Technologies Inc.

Harper Government Invests to Create Value from Waste

Posted on July 18, 2012

Canada is receiving an important investment to turn by-products of flax and hemp into high-quality fiber.

Naturally Advanced Technologies and Tuscarora Yarns Partner; Plan to Expand Innovative CRAiLAR Flax Fiber Applications

Posted on January 30, 2012

Vancouver, BC & Portland, OR — Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc., which produces and markets one of the first new natural fibers in decades, CRAiLAR®, announced it will partner with Tuscarora Yarns, one of the world’s premier yarn innovators, to explore a host of new blended yarns using CRAiLAR Flax. Under the terms of the non-exclusive, […]

EEK 70 million hemp factory to be built in Estonia

Posted on August 6, 2008

The factory will start operating with full capacity in 2009. Full capacity means processing about 15,000 tons of hemp fiber, grown on 1.500 hectares of land. In essence, the factory will buy hemp stems from farmers and process them to get the fiber.

Hemp Oil Canada Announces $1 Million Dollar Expansion & Relocation

Posted on September 20, 2005

Shaun Crew, President & Founder of Hemp Oil Canada, was pleased to report the implementation of a $1 million dollar expansion and relocation for Canada’s largest producer and processor of bulk hemp food products to Sainte Agathe, Manitoba. Today’s announcement follows more than 2 years of planning.

Fiber processing plant will put Dauphin

Posted on September 20, 2005

With 80 per cent of the continent’s narcotic-free hemp grown here, and one of the world’s largest hemp fibre plants slated for construction next year, Dauphin is laying claim as Canada’s hemp capital.

Hemp and Flax Processing Plant Closes

Posted on June 3, 2004

Premium Crops Ltd, a specialist UK crop production company, has announced the closure of its hemp and flax processing factory located in North Wales.

Hemp factory closer to reality

Posted on May 10, 2004

Proponents of a hemp-processing factory in Dauphin met with provincial officials Monday to present an updated business plan and secure financial backing. The Parkland BioFibre hemp factory would process locally grown hemp straw into fibre products.