John Lupien

By March 12, 2016

BastCore_LogoJohn Lupien is the founder and operating manager of BastCore LLC, an early stage company developing new processing systems for hemp and related bast fiber crops. John has over 15 years of experience researching, developing, and building viable processing technologies in the emerging bast fiber crop market. BastCore is currently shifting from prototype to production mode and positioning to scale up operations during the summer of 2016 as a hemp and kenaf processor. Our vision is to commodify the biomass from hemp, flax, and kenaf crops for high growth markets in composites, textiles, green building materials, and oilfield chemicals.