ABOUT

ONE PERSON AT A TIME

“Ask people to sacrifice nothing. Make vaping genuinely more enjoyable than smoking,
that’s how we’ll change the world.”

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2002

“SMOKELESS SMOKER” RESEARCH BEGINS

2011

AKSTON HUGHES PREMIERS disrupting the CIGALIKE category

2012

AKSTON ACQUIRES “THE FLAVORZ ACADEMY”
AKSTON AND NAMBERJUICE PARTNER

2013

PUREBACCO LABS ACCREDITED
AKSTON GOES SILENT vanishing into intensive R&D

2016

AKSTON HUGHES RETURNS

WHAT WE DO

OUR JOB IS TO FIND THE LIMITS

CULTURE

As one of the oldest companies in the industry, we support and encourage a community which believes that together we can create satisfying alternatives to traditional smoking.

COMPLIANCE

Since day one, we actively work with regulators and officials around the world. We strive to be a leader in science, manufacturing practices, and excellence in all our products.

DIGNITY

We are a people with families working here, and we believe that what we provide is valuable to the world. We are committed to treating each other, our customers, and regulators with dignity.

“From devices to eliquid engineering, we are never satisfied. We compete with yesterday, always striving to push ourselves further. ”

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BIOGRAPHY

Years pass, it seems so quickly now looking back. We began our adventure in vaping in 2002, with a vision of “Smoking Without Smoke.” Our founder, M. Daniel Walsh, a Research Scientist from California’s Silicon Valley set a standard which has guided us through the years: “Sacrifice Nothing.” A simple goal that has lead us to where we are today, a goal to create vapable tobacco products that users would enjoy more than traditional smoking…

2002 – Meritica Technologies begins R&D on the “Smokeless Smoker Project”
2003 – First “Nebulizer” versions begin testing
2004 – Ultrasonic Nebulizer introduces “Portability”
2006 – Transduction R&D begins
2010 – Akston SVR enters pre-production
2011 – Akston SVR categorically ends the “e-cig”
2012 – Akston SL brings High performance “Vaping” to the mainstream

2012 – Akston acquires “The FlavorZ Academy”
2012 – Akston partners with “NamberJuice”
2012 – Purebacco Labs begins development
2013 – Purebacco Labs secures international accreditation
2013 – Purebacco accepts Ovale as client
2013 – Purebacco accepts Cherry Vape as client
2013 – FlavorZ Signature Blends premiers Worldwide
2013 – Purebacco accepts Henley as client

2014 – Purebacco accepts NJOY as client
2014 – Purebacco accepts VVV Industries as client
2015 – FlavorZ Signature Blends awarded “Worldwide Top 5”
2015 – Namberjuice EPICLOUDS receives international acclaim
2015 – KVLT premiers
2015 – FlavorZ Ultra Collection Premiers
2016 – Purebacco allies with FlavourArt

2016 – Akston Hughes unveils 5 years of R&D