Join Mandi Kerr of Global Hemp Association, William Brill, and Shane Pritchard on Thursday morning’s episode of Moving HEMP Forward United Precision Engineering (DBA Hemp Processing Partners) has been in business for 5 years primarily servicing the agricultural processing industry but was founded by Shane Pritchard, P.E. who has 20+ years of engineering experience in various types of material processing including recycling, minerals, food, seed, and other agricultural products. Hemp Processing Partners has led the developing hemp industry in true commercial-scale industrial processing systems designed to utilize the most efficient and reliable equipment on the market from a wide variety of American and European manufacturers. Shane Pritchard, P.E., Chief Engineer, and Co-Founder of Hemp Processing Partners. He is a native of Colorado and a graduate of Colorado State University, Shane is a licensed Professional Engineer with extensive experience in machine and system design as well as leadership in research and development teams. Prior to developing hemp processing systems, Shane was the Chief Engineer for Oliver Manufacturing, leading the development of state-of-the-art seed conditioning and separation equipment used around the world. He has a broad network of equipment manufacturing contacts both in the US and abroad and has set up equipment on 6 continents. Shane has also developed deep roots into the industrial hemp ecosystem with connections to growers and processors of all facets of the hemp plant. William Brill is the VP of Business Development of Hemp Processing Partners. He has over 30 years as a team and business development builder for domestic and international markets. Industries having a positive impact include but are not limited to: Industrial Hemp, Cannabidiol CPG, Professional Sports, Hospitality, Restaurants, Membership Retailers. Passionate about leading teams product build-outs, revenue goal, and quality standards. The primary focus has been building out sales and distribution funnels using omnichannel strategies. For this morning we’ll talk about: • Scaled engineering solutions for a scaled agricultural challenge • Market off-take – Diversity • Non-retting scaled processing solution • International updates on IH developments i.e. Australia, South Africa, Costa Rica • R&D for sustainability going forward