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Growing future industry with circular 3D products Industry is continuously growing at a rapid speed and the population growth is reported to grow by 1 billion by 2035. The fast pace in technology is increasing our demand and reducing our patience. Millennials are demanding more variations in products with personalized [...]
Going circular in the manufacturing sector Estimates say that more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been produced since the early 1950s, of which about 60% has ended up in either a landfill or the natural environment. More than 99% of plastics are produced from non-renewable resources which means [...]
New Beginnings October marks the month of new beginnings: autumn season, clocks going backward and a new, improved DRL 2.0 tool. After receiving praise over summer, DRL-Tool.org has listened to its user’s feedback, refined the tool and added new features. The questionnaires have been streamed lined to reflect the reality [...]
The need for full zero-emission manufacturing Two publications were released last week which highlight the challenges and disruptions facing the manufacturing sector. Special Report – Global Warming of 1.5C The consequences of 1.5C of anthropogenic – “human-made” – global warming will have graver consequences than previously anticipated and is likely [...]
Leading the Charge Why a basic knowledge of electric vehicles is vital for the UK automotive manufacturing sector’s continued growth The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) 2017/2018 EV30@30 Campaign forecasts that the number of electric light-duty vehicles (LDVs) on the road could be as high as 220 million in 2030, i.e. [...]
Innovate UK have granted £430,332 funding to a consortium, led by Ferguson Marine Engineering Limited, to design and integrate a hydrogen diesel dual fuel injection system onboard a commercial ferry. The hydrogen to be used in the project will be produced in Orkney, Scotland, from the abundance of clean renewable [...]
Chihuahua or Muffin: How the automotive industry is using autonomous technology and data in manufacturing.
Chihuahua or Muffin: How the automotive industry is using autonomous technology and data in manufacturing. The automotive industry is approaching a pivotal moment. There’s a shift towards electric powertrain motivated by greater public demand, government policies and new entrants into the market. Volvo, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover and Toyota announced [...]
By David Stewart, Engineering Director, Scotland and North East At the end of last year, HSSMI, as a result of demand and commercial necessity set up a new business unit based in Glasgow to deliver support to the manufacturing community in Scotland and the North East of England. This was [...]
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are fun for consumers in gaming and entertainment industries. The experience of being able to immerse in a three-dimensional world and interact with objects are exciting and yet mind stimulating for both young and old generations. Currently, the immersive technology market is growing day by [...]