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Luge, bobsled track at Winter Olympics slides to exciting finish with Canadian hemp content
Calgary-based company sent more than 27,000 kilograms of its NForce-Fiber®hemp fibres to China for the construction of the track
Angela Stelmakowich writes for the Regina Leader-Post: It’s been a bit of a wait, but hemp-processing technologies company Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corp. can enjoy the Beijing Winter Olympics knowing that it's NForce-Fiber® product is lining parts of the luge and bobsled tracks in China.
Men’s luge events kicked off Feb. 5, and the women have their first heats starting Feb. 7. As for bobsled events, they’re scheduled to begin on Feb. 10.
According to Marijuana Business Daily, the Calgary-based company sent more than 27,000 kilograms of its hemp fibres product to be used instead of plastic fibres. The company provides hemp fibres for outdoor construction projects that use sprayed concrete, commonly called shotcrete, and sometimes used in outdoor pools and skate parks, the publication reports.
About Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corp.
CGT is an award-winning Calgary-based engineering & manufacturing company specializing in hemp products and processing technologies. An off-shoot of an international-award-winning industry group in business since 1987, CGT is an industry leader with unparalleled expertise in hemp processing and the only supplier of complete whole-plant hemp processing facilities in North America, having developed, designed, engineered, and manufactured the state-of-the-art HempTrain™ Advanced Processing Plant.
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