Boston Engineering Promotes John DePiano to Director of Product Development

WALTHAM, Mass. - May 13, 2014 - PRLog -- Boston Engineering today announced the appointment of John DePiano to director of Product Development. Since joining Boston Engineering in 2012, DePiano has managed product development projects that emphasize ideation, industrial design, human factors, and user research across the firm’s vertical business units.

DePiano’s track record of innovation is highlighted by developing 36 U.S. utility and eight design patents across healthcare, consumer products, and industrial products. John’s achievements also include leading product development teams that earned industry awards for groundbreaking products such as:

·“Good Design Award 2005” and an IDEA award sponsored by BusinessWeek for Ethicon, Inc.’s Embrace Heart Stabilizer

·“Good Design Award 2001” for an American Safety Razor multipurpose utility knife

·“Good Design Award 1998” for a Gilbarco Veeder-Root automated gasoline dispenser

"John DePiano combines innovative design esthetics with a deep understanding of human factors and manufacturability to create successful products for consumer and commercial markets,” said Bob Treiber, president and co-founder of Boston Engineering. “John plays an important role in strengthening our industrial design capabilities and accelerating our innovation process by eliminating gaps between early-stage concepts and product engineering.”

Prior to joining Boston Engineering, John served as director of engineering at Eclipse Product Development, as director of engineering at Herbst Lazar Bell, Inc., and as a mechanical engineer at Bayer AGFA Corporation and Wang Laboratories. DePiano also has extensive experience in plastic molding technologies and processes.

He attended the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, Mass., and trained in the Boothroyd Dewhurst Design for Manufacture methodology.

About Boston Engineering Corporation
Boston Engineering delivers product design and engineering consulting solutions that drive innovation and achieve measurable results. Boston Engineering creates breakthrough solutions by combining focused creativity, experienced insight, and a big-picture perspective. We manage the entire product development process — from ideation to supply chain development. And we can jumpstart a project in any product development phase. Our industry expertise includes medical devices, consumer products, robotics, defense & security, and industrial & commercial products. Boston Engineering is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Learn more at

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