Business and Facility Planning
Root Sciences now offers comprehensive facility planning and process consulting services.
Developing a profitable cannabis processing facility can be an extremely complex effort. In many cases, it requires concurrent involvement from numerous specialists with cannabis-specific experience. Without proper facility planning from the very beginning, the risk of design errors, costly repairs, and future renovations increases. From start to finish, our team is committed to our clients’ successful launch of profitable operations.
Our clients understand the intrinsic value of working with Root Sciences’ team of technical experts. Backed by years of first-hand practitioner experience and technical know-how, Root Sciences’ team has the unique ability to work hand-in-hand with business owners to assist with equipment selection or help manage the entire process. This ensures the new facility is properly designed and equipped with the most suitable technology for the needs of the operation.
Business and Facility Planning Services Include:
How-to Launch a Cannabis Processing Facility in 10 Stages
|Stage||Task Description||Root Sciences’ Role|
|Regulatory Framework||Understand all necessary licensing, regulations, legal products approval process, QMS, etc.||Root Sciences can lead or work with the client to identify and recruit suitable local experts|
|Market/Financial Analysis||Develop financial analysis of Client’s export markets and help identify product needs||Root Sciences leads the stage to structure and finalize analysis to help identify product opportunities in these markets|
|Business Plan||Develop a business plan including biomass importing, processing requirements, product offerings, pricing, packaging, distribution, storage, testing (QMS), regulatory compliance||Root Sciences leads the stage to develop an overall business plan with recommendations for products, equipment, and facility needs|
|Facility||Identify and evaluate real estate, estimate preliminary facility and regulatory requirements. (Architectural/engineering expertise required.)||Root Sciences assists in facility evaluation to ensure everything is in place for proper design work|
|Process Design & Engineering||Design overall equipment and facility layout, select processing equipment, packaging equipment, electrical, HVAC, plumbing per local regulatory compliance and safety etc.||Root Sciences delivers equipment design and works with engineering and architectural firm and 3rd party utility equipment providers on the final design, equipment orders, and pre-construction activities|
6 to 8
|Design Submittal||Final signoff from all authorities having jurisdiction on construction permits||Root Sciences assists with any issues that arise during the approval process|
with step 5
|License Application||Gather all required information for final steps of the license application process||Root Sciences helps compile documentation for the final license application|
with step 5
|License Approval & Construction||Construction and build-out||The client manages the construction process with architectural and engineering firms and local subcontractors. Root Sciences available for support as needed|
15 to 18
|Equipment Commissioning||Installation and field validation of equipment||Root Sciences installs all equipment, interfaces with other equipment providers, commissions machines|
1 to 2
|Training||Train employees on equipment operation||Root Sciences ensures Client’s employees are fully trained on all equipment|
The chances of our clients achieving long-term success are significantly increased due to the optimal cannabinoid purification practices our team specifies to meet the client’s specific requirements and budget.
Cannabis facility planning does not have to be a daunting task. Trust the experts at Root Sciences to assist you through each step of the process.
Contact us today to learn more about how Root Sciences can serve you.