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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 [...]
Caroline Guest has been with us for three years now since joining us from Ford Motor Company. She has taken on the role of leading and further developing the Circular Value Chains team in London. 1. Why did you leave Ford for HSSMI? Whilst at Ford I started a self-funded part-time [...]
Vision Real and virtual manufacturing is growing closer and faster. Manufacturers recognise the importance of enabling new technologies, real-time data sharing and visualisation within their organisations and across their supply chains. HSSMI is helping companies and researchers start to integrate these new technologies and explore the possibilities of Industry 4.0 [...]
To mark International Women and Girl's in Science day, Nahema Sylla, a virtual engineer here takes us through a day in her life. It is 9am. I am sitting comfortably at my desk, catching up on my emails and doing a little bit of research about new industrial trends and [...]
Why Distributed Manufacturing? Conventional manufacturing models are struggling to keep up with the demands of modern consumers. The 21st century customer wants originality and uniqueness at a competitive price while keeping up with the latest trends. However, trends now do not last years but months and sometimes only weeks with [...]
PlayStation or Xbox? Do you enjoy playing games? Well, everybody does in one or another way, it could be playing video games, board games, sports games or any other type of games but I am sure everybody has once experienced that feeling of enjoying something till the point your mind wanders [...]