Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corp. (CGT), is a licensed engineering & manufacturing company specializing in hemp processing technologies and product development. A part of an international-award winning industry group, in business since 1987, we are an industry leader with unparalleled expertise in hemp processing and the only supplier of hemp processing facilities in North America.

Our advanced hemp processing technology, HempTrain™, commercialized in 2016,  with new installations being built and contemplated in Canada, US and overseas, is the ONLY complete hemp production platform in the world capable of decorticating and processing baled hemp into high value products, including CBD rich green microfiber. Using our HempTrain™ technology, we manufacture our premium products for a wide-range of industries including concrete reinforcement, pet care, garden care, food preservation, and skin care.

Our premium products and innovative technologies are aimed at environmental sustainability, green manufacturing, energy efficiency and carbon emission reduction.

Our Brands & Products

You can learn more about our premium brands by visiting the websites below.

Leadership Team

Mike Pildysh, M.Eng., P.Eng.

President

Mike Pildysh is the Founder and President of the Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corporation. He has been a member of the North American building materials industry for over 35 years, having founded and operated, since 1987, a group of companies, including most recently the award winning, multi-million dollar Cementec Industries Inc. Prior to that, he was Head Civil Engineer for Monenco Engineering Ltd. which was the second largest engineering company in Canada (now, a part of AMEC FOSTER WHEELER, one of the world largest engineering conglomerates). Mr. Pildysh is a Registered Engineer in Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario, and has authored 12 patents and over 30 publications. He is a former member of the United States Research Technology Board, the Winner of the Frank G. Erskine Award, and a member of the American Concrete Institute, American Shotcrete Association, American Chemical Society, and Chemical Institute of Canada.

Stephen Christensen, Ph.D., P.Chem.

Vice President & General Manager

Dr. Christensen is the Vice President and General Manager of the Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corporation. With over a decade of experience in product development and manufacture, Dr. Christensen is responsible for the management of all aspects of the company operations. Dr. Christensen is a Professional Chemist in Alberta, has authored 11 publications, and is a former winner of the J.M. Pepper Prize in Chemistry. He is a member of the Canadian Society for Chemistry, the American Concrete Institute – Alberta Chapter, and the American Shotcrete Association.

Brittany McKell, BBA

Marketing Manager

Brittany is the Marketing Manager for the Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corporation. Brittany holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and a diploma in Marketing & Business Administration. Proficient in digital, in-stone and e-commerce marketing, Brittany brings a background of diverse experiences to the Canadian Greenfield Technologies team. Brittany’s ambition, energy and dedication are an invaluable asset to the Canadian Greenfield Technologies team.

Kurt Edwards, B.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Principal Development Engineer

Kurt Edwards is the Principal Development Engineer supervising Canadian Greenfield’s R&D staff. A professional mechanical engineer with background in engineering, applied physics and mathematics, and over 30 years experience in designing and building innovative machinery and automation systems for processing and manufacture of products related to construction, energy and materials – Mr. Edwards has overseen the entire development of the HempTrain™ technology developed by Canadian Greenfield Technologies for its manufacture.

Natalie McKenzie, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Project Manager

With over 10 years of experience in engineering and project management Natalie McKenzie is responsible for all aspects of domestic and international turn-key HempTrain™ projects. She holds a M.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University, and is a member of APEGA, ACI-Alberta Chapter, and the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering.

Matthew McKay

Production Manager

Matthew McKay is the Production Manager. Matthew is a Mechanical Engineering Technologist, specializing in the design and fabrication of production equipment. Matthew obtained his Mechanical Engineering Technologist Diploma from Okanagan College. He is in charge of all aspects of production, and all production operators report to him.