WHY WE'RE HERE
With legal compliance and safety regulations evolving with ever-increasing complexity region by region, oil extraction is potentially the most challenging and stressful part of operating a lucrative green enterprise. The 710 Team can make it simpler and easier with our line of custom and flexible oil extraction lab designs that exceed safety and compliance requirements while maximizing efficiency and scalability.
HOW WE CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS
For growers, you'll capture a larger portion of the product life-cycle through the addition of an oil extraction facility. You'll maintain more control of your own product and avoid the high costs of toll processing.
Scale up existing operations to meet increasing demand for concentrates.
Minimizes both ramp-up time and costs of establishing a startup or expanding an established company.
Saves capital and reduces operational costs to maximize your bottom-line.
THE 710 MANAGEMENT TEAM
RUSSELL SMITH, CEO
Russell started his career in 1984 as an Underwriter member at Lloyd’s of London specializing in US reinsurance catastrophe business. In 1994 he moved to Bermuda to develop the U.S. reinsurance account for Renaissance RE. By utilizing and developing new catastrophe modeling tools to allocate capital and efficiently balance risk, the company grew quickly and profitably to become one of the most well-known reinsurance companies in the world.
In 2005, he retired and pursued his passion for auto racing and established Kinetic Motorsports and has successfully represented an OEM factory race team for the last 7 years.
As a successful entrepreneur, he saw a large gap in the Cannabis extraction business where companies could not find and obtain expert “one stop shopping” for their business as they transitioned into crafting their own cannabis derived products. 710 Unlocked is earning a reputation in the industry for highly professional, manufacture-impartial, extraction lab design and build skills to quickly and efficiently get companies up, running and generating profits for their investors.
DAVID JACKSON, CTO
David is a skilled Industrial Designer with a 25 year history of designing, engineering and manufacturing new product technologies in the consumer, industrial and medical device markets. In parallel with his role as CTO at 710Unlocked, David is also the Co-Owner and VP of Market Development for Slingshot Product Development Group.
His professional introduction to the cannabis industry began in 2013 when his product development firm was hired to design and engineer a fully automated BHO extraction machine for a client in Oregon. Since then, he has developed a passion to provide expert technical assistance to companies that need support with the design and build cannabis extraction laboratories.
JEF FRICK, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Jef is a third generation gas and oil industry professional. He has 22 years of industry experience in the design and build of large scale botanical extraction facilities for pharmaceutical companies. In 2009, Jef’s skills were in heavy demand in Colorado and he joined the cannabis industry to provide expert and technical guidance to ensure the emerging cannabis extraction market was developing in a safe manner.
As a Gas Process Engineer, Jef has played a role in building over 100 extraction labs on the west coast. He participates in the writing of state and local fire/safety code regulations and works with numerous Fire Marshalls, Architects, Industrial Hygienists and Support Equipment Manufacturers to ensure extraction room systems are designed and built to be code-compliant, safe and production efficient.