SUGAR LAND, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The API Group, Inc. and Accredo Packaging, a manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions in the food and consumer products markets, welcome Treijon (Trei) Johnson as Director of Sustainability. Leveraging a rich background in developing sustainable packaging solutions, he will focus on refining and implementing a robust strategy building upon the existing foundation of sustainability success at Accredo Packaging. Trei will also drive sustainability for the API Group company Advanced Polybag.
«I’m confident Trei will be instrumental in delivering unmatched value to the communities in which we operate, supply chain partners, and, importantly, our customers while advancing towards aggressive sustainability targets. We believe his fresh perspectives and proven expertise will be critical in expanding and maintaining our foundational culture of sustainability,» shared Jonathan Quinn, Vice President of Marketing and Sustainability for the API Group.
Accredo Packaging, Inc. is North America’s first and only flexible packaging manufacturing facility with LEED® Silver certification and is 100% wind-powered.
Before joining Accredo, Johnson demonstrated his skill in driving sustainability initiatives at Mars Wrigley as a packaging engineer and at Unilever Global as a supply chain analyst for two years before becoming a packaging engineer. In these positions, he played a crucial role in propelling these brands towards 2025 sustainability objectives.
Johnson is an alumnus of Cornell University, where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Sustainability. At Cornell, he was an active Der Hexenkreis Senior Honor Society member and held a prominent position in the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. Johnson is a distinguished participant in the 2018 Yale School of Management’s Emerging Leaders Program.
About Accredo Packaging
Accredo Packaging, a member of the API GROUP™, offers sustainable flexible packaging solutions for various products, from snack foods and confectionery items to frozen foods and pet treats in retail grocers. They produce overwraps for paper towels, shrink bundle film for bottled water, and are leaders in recyclable and compostable stand-up pouches, having introduced the first reverse printed and laminated all-recyclable pouch and the first ASTM-certified compostable stand-up pouch. Learn more at www.accredopackaging.com.