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Universal Pasteurization appoints Bill Cook as Vice President, Sales

Universal Pasteurization, the world leader in High Pressure Processing (HPP) services announced that Mr. Bill Cook has been named Vice President of Sales.

Cook comes to Universal with over 13 years experience in cold storage and was responsible for all HPP outsourcing sales in his previous role at Millard Refrigerated Services.  At Universal he will be responsible for the company’s sales strategy as the company expands its facility footprint across North America.

“Bill is an excellent addition to the leadership team and brings a strong working knowledge of both HPP and cold storage to Universal,” states Jeff Barnard, Universal’s President. “He will play a key role as we develop new HPP-related services offerings and grow value-added services in both the HPP and cold storage business units.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to work with a veteran leadership team that is so committed to the HPP outsourcing model,” said Cook. “I’m looking forward to leading our sales success as we grow our businesses.”

Universal Pasteurization is the world leader in High Pressure Processing (HPP) outsourcing. which enable food manufacturing customers to ensure food safety, dramatically increase shelf life and create lower sodium and/or clean label products. In addition to offering HPP, the company offers a full set value-added services such as cold storage, dry and wet tempering, dry-aging, kitting, blast freezing, ink jetting and logistics. Universal is technology-savvy and customer driven. If it matters to you, it matters to us. 

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