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Fostering Excellence in Extractor Representation: Introducing the SD-ASTM Scholarship Program

December 3, 2023

Fostering Excellence in Extractor Representation: Introducing the Solvent Direct Scholarship Program

In the ever-evolving landscape of extraction and processing, staying at the forefront of industry standards is crucial. Solvent Direct, a leading provider in the extraction industry, recognizes the importance of active participation in shaping these standards. To empower and encourage its clients to contribute to the standard-making process, Solvent Direct is thrilled to introduce the Solvent Direct Scholarship Program for ASTM International D37.04 on Processing and Handling.

About ASTM International D37.04

ASTM International is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of voluntary consensus standards. Within ASTM, Committee D37 is dedicated to addressing the critical issues related to cannabis and its products. Specifically, Subcommittee D37.04 focuses on Processing and Handling, where standards are developed to ensure the safety, quality, and efficiency of extraction processes.

Fostering Excellence in Extractor Representation: Introducing the Solvent Direct Scholarship Program

The Solvent Direct Scholarship Program

The Solvent Direct Scholarship Program aims to facilitate the active involvement of solvent direct clients in the standard-making process. Three deserving Solvent Direct clients will be awarded a free annual membership to ASTM International, granting them a unique opportunity to contribute their expertise and insights to the development of industry standards.

Program Details:

  • Number of Scholarships: Three scholarships will be awarded for the year 2024.

  • Eligibility Criteria:

    • Applicants must be current Solvent Direct clients.

    • The deadline for submission is December 15, 2023.

  • Application Process:

    • Interested applicants should submit an application request to their dedicated Solvent Direct Account Manager.

    • The application should include a brief explanation of why the applicant would be an excellent fit for the Solvent Direct Scholarship Program to ASTM.

  • Selection Process:

    • Scholarship recipients will be announced on January 1, 2024.

  • Benefits for Recipients:

    • Free annual membership to ASTM International.

    • Eligibility for organizational membership to ASTM.

Collaboration for Scientific Consensus

The selected scholarship recipients will play a pivotal role in ensuring scientific consensus within ASTM International D37.04. By bringing together some of the most talented extractors in the United States, Solvent Direct aims to contribute to the development of robust standards that reflect the industry's best practices.

Future Outlook

The Solvent Direct Scholarship Program is not just an opportunity for individual extractors; it is a collective step towards shaping the future of the extraction industry. Through active participation in ASTM International, Solvent Direct clients can contribute to the creation of standards that prioritize safety, quality, and innovation.

As the application deadline approaches on December 15, 2023, Solvent Direct encourages its clients to seize this opportunity to make a lasting impact on the industry. Together, we can ensure that the voices of extractors are heard in the standard-making process, fostering a safer and more efficient future for all.

To learn more about this program or other benefits of working with Solvent Direct, please give our Dedicated Supply Team a call at 1-833-PURE-GAS or visit



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