CO2 supercritical toll-processing plant
Feb. 15 — Thar Process, Inc., a global leader in supercritical fluid technology, announced today the March 2012 opening of its CO2 supercritical toll-processing plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The primary focus of this new facility is the nutraceutical and functional food industries, providing customers with natural, solvent-free products that could potentially meet organic market requirements. With more than 20 years of experience serving the pharmaceutical, food, nutraceutical, chemical, and electronics industries, Thar Process is a single-point-of-access provider of supercritical fluid technology solutions worldwide. It offers services from “concept through commercialization partnership” as well as the design of state-of-the-art pilot and process-scale supercritical plants. Thar Process integrates its know-how in process and technology, offering contract processing services to deliver solutions in the commercialization of new and well-established products and ingredients. The new facility includes multi-purpose plants for processing solids and liquids that are flexible enough to handle limited production lots, recurrent production runs, and tractor-trailer shipments for high-volume processing.