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John Terrien
Vice President,
Sales and Marketing

John Terrien has been actively involved in the absorbent tissue market throughout his successful 25-year career as a sales and marketing executive.

With increasingly responsible sales management positions in North America, John has worked effectively with all facets of the supply chain, including the leading food processors, grocery retailers, packaging manufacturers and distributors.

In addition to leading PPI's sales team, John typically serves as PPI's project manager on customers' new product initiatives.

John works closely with PPI's product technologists to identify the absorbent materials, active constituents and pad architectures that are ideally suited for specific fresh packaging applications.

John has played a key role in the development and commercialization of several revolutionary absorbent products, including the compostable UltraZapEnviroPak, highly absorbent UltraZapSuperSorb, and PPI's proprietary active food safety absorbent, UltraZapXtendaPak.

John is a member of the Strategic Account Managers Association (SAMA) and a past member of the American Meat Institute advisory board.

Personal Insights

"This is a very exciting time to be in the food packaging business. PPI's investment in new absorbent technologies allows us to offer grocery retailers and fresh protein and produce processors with unique solutions that improve product quality, safety, freshness, and consumer satisfaction. This new technology has transformed the role of an absorbent food pad."

The Natural Way to Extend Cut Onions' Freshness


UltraZapXtendaPak active absorbents maintain fresh cut onions' sensory features - smell, color, and texture - and extend the shelf life by slowing the product's respiration rate. Learn More.

Assisting the Medic in Surgical and En Route Care


APLS Thermal Guard is a portable and disposable absorbent litter that provides maximum thermal protection during emergency transport. APLS Thermal Guard provides an integrated system for improved patient care. Learn More.

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