Many longstanding Island organizations and businesses were honoured at the awards, but the ceremony didn’t shy away from new budding industries.
Advanced Extraction Systems Inc. (AESI) designs, engineers and fabricates manual and fully automated CO2 extraction systems for legal marijuana and hemp industries.
Al Goodwin, production manager at Advanced Extraction Systems Inc. (AESI) accepts the Emerging Business Excellence Award at the 2018 Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce’s President’s Excellence Awards. AESI designs, engineers and fabricates manual and fully automated CO2 extraction systems for legal marijuana and hemp industries.
Al Goodwin is the production manager at AESI. He accepted the Emerging Business Award, given to a business operating up to five years and has demonstrated growth, innovation and leadership.
“It’s absolutely amazing, I have only been with the company since February. So, being asked to come and take this award for the company is very powerful. “
Goodwin thinks the cannabis industry is going to grow in Canada he said, but this is only the beginning with legalization only coming into effect Oct. 17.
“The world is watching Canada and it is a massive experiment, but it is going to pay off.”