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Innovation Team

Instrumental to PPI's success is our leadership team that has embraced the use of technology to advance our product research and manufacturing systems. The result of our collaborative and scientific approach is the development and production of the ideal absorbent solution for our customers' applications.

Meet Our Management, Scientific, Manufacturing, and Regulatory Leadership Team


Ron Jensen

President and CEO

Ron Jensen is President and CEO of Paper Pak Industries. Ron joined PPI in 2003 and has brought considerable leadership experience to the Company.

While at PPI, Ron has driven improvement in sales and operations, along with a large expansion of new product development. With continued product innovation and international expansion, PPI is poised to be a category leader in its industry.

Ron's significant experience in devising strategy and building businesses in China, Europe, Mexico, South America and Asia has accelerated PPI's growth in global markets.

John Terrien

Vice-President, Sales & Marketing

A 20 year veteran in the paper and absorbent industries, John Terrien has played a key role in the development and commercialization of several industry firsts, including Paper Pak's UltraZapSuperSorb, UltraZapXtendaPak, UltraZapAlert, and custom shape absorbent pads.

In addition to leading Paper Pak Industries' team of Regional Sales Managers, John typically serves as PPI's project manager on customers' new product initiatives.

Sayandro Versteylen

Director, Advanced Technology

Sayandro Versteylen is an experienced chemist and food scientist who provides the food, medical and safety industries with a keen understanding of how to best apply scientific achievements in the field of absorbent mediums.

Sayandro has over twenty years of technical and regulatory experience, including ten years in senior quality assurance positions with three large poultry processors. This real world experience enables Sayandro to lead new product initiatives in a practical as well as scientific manner.

Marty Michael

Vice-President and General Counsel

Marty Michael's decades of experience as in-house counsel for several Fortune 500 packaged goods companies has been instrumental in Paper Pak's ability to commercialize new, value-added absorbent products for the food industry.

At Paper Pak Industries, Marty manages all legal matters necessary to develop, manufacture and market new absorbent products.

Rich Beu

Vice-President, Engineering

Rich Beu, with a diverse business experience in the absorbent industry, is uniquely qualified to lead teams that develop new engineering initiatives and solutions.

Rich utilizes his thorough understanding of the PPI's operations - planning, logistics, procurement, manufacturing, product research and development - to efficiently commercialize innovative products for the absorbent market.

Paper Pak Industries Receives the Silliker Excellent Certificate of Recognition


Paper Pak Industries received the Silliker Excellent Certificate of Recognition for our West and East Coast manufacturing facilities. Although PPI is not a food manufacturer, we are dedicated to maintaining the highest food-safe manufacturing practices. Learn More.

When the Unthinkable Happens, Be Prepared


APLS, the Absorbent Patient Litter System, is designed to quickly relocate injured military personnel and victims of mass casualty incidents to the appropriate medical facility where necessary medical procedures can be safely administered. Learn More.

Meat Processors Realize Immediate Benefits with UltraZapXtendaPak


UltraZapXtendaPak is a revolutionary active absorbent designed to maintain red meat's organoleptic features - smell, color, and texture - by minimizing the bacterial growth inside the package. Learn More.

Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents In Your Facility


UltraZapSpillGuard pads are a fast and safe way to initialize the spill clean up process, mark an area as a hazard, and minimize liability damages for negligence. Learn More.

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