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Beacon Welcomes New Technical Director, Nick Packet

March 29, 2024

Nick brings 20 years of technical experience, market perspective, and sustainability insights to Beacon. As Technical Director, he joins a passionate and innovative team that engages and collaborates and with customers to develop the most efficient and effective packaging solutions for their products.

Graduating with a Packaging Science degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Nick entered the medical device industry in 2004. As a packaging engineer at Boston Scientific from 2004 to 2012 he led the development and validation of medical device packaging designs and processes. In 2013 Nick joined Covidien as a senior packaging engineer supporting package development, sustaining programs, and manufacturing transfers. In 2013 Nick returned to Boston Scientific to lead the Urology packaging team before joining the DuPont® Tyvek™ Healthcare business in 2016.

During his tenure at DuPont, Nick engaged with and supported end users of Tyvek™ healthcare products and was driven to identify opportunities which demonstrate how packaging can play a positive role in the lifecycle of a product. With a vested interest for sustainability, he was a key contributor for the advancement of internal sustainability programs, and took on leadership opportunities within industry groups, such as the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council, Kilmer Innovation in Packaging and the Sterilization Packaging Manufactures Council .