Toll Distillation Processing Services

The 64,000 sq. ft. Pope Scientific facility hosts a dedicated processing area that handles both feasibility testing and toll distillation runs, staffed by experienced operators, chemists and engineers.

What are Toll Processing/Contract Distillation Services?

Toll Processing allows you to outsource heat-sensitive distillations to Pope Scientific. With over 30 years of expertise in wiped-film molecular distillation, we have successfully developed purifications for customers of all sizes. Our capabilities range from lab-scale distillation to processing up to 20 metric tons per month. We handle the distillation and return all streams to you. Additionally, we offer in-process testing with our analytical tools.

Industries Served

Specializing in High Vacuum Molecular Distillation, Evaporation, and Fractionation

Pope’s toll processing and chemical distillation services excel in critical and high-purity applications. Our facility accommodates volumes from laboratory trials to large-scale production runs. As an FDA-licensed food processing facility, we follow Food GMP compliant procedures and can provide Kosher certification when needed.

Toll Distillation Manufacturing Provides Cost-Effective Solutions

At Pope, toll manufacturing is our specialty. We offer flexible configurations of various equipment to customize contract distillation for your specific needs. Our equipment includes lab-scale, pilot-scale, and production-scale evaporators, as well as hybrid fractional distillation units. We also perform other small-scale processes.

Toll Processing Services for Heat-Sensitive Materials

Pope’s Short Path/Wiped-Film toll processing equipment excels in the separation and purification of materials with high boiling points, melting points, viscosity, or reactivity. Our high vacuum and short residence time processes ensure the highest quality and yield for your finished product, minimizing thermal degradation.

Examples of Materials Processed

  • Omega-3 Fish Oil
  • Essential Oils
  • Citrus Oil & Wax
  • Soy Derivatives – Polyols
  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Polymers, Silicones & Siloxanes
  • Lubricants
  • Waxes and Cosmetics
  • Vegetable Oil Derivatives (FFAs, Polyglycerides)
  • Cannabinoids
  • Animal Fats
  • Nutraceuticals

Discuss Lab, Pilot to Commercialization

The scale-up of a chemical process can be a long and difficult road, but with the help of Pope’s highly skilled operators, chemists, and engineers, we make the process easy and streamlined.