Entries by craig.8ball

Industry 4.0 Summit. Panel Discussion: Industry 4.0 in the context of manufacturing engineering

HSSMI and the consortium partners of the Electrified Powertrain Pilot Line for Manufacturing Engineering (E:PrIME) project were invited to the Industry 4.0 Sumit and Expo, held in Manchester on the 10th April 2019. HSSMI’s Executive Director, Axel Bindel chaired the panel discussion on the topic of “Industry 4.0 in the context of Manufacturing Engineering, with […]

Women in Engineering

The number of women who choose Engineering for their education and career path preference is on the rise. According to WISE*, women in core STEM occupations accounted for 900,000 women within the UK, with nearly 60,00 women in an engineering professional occupation in 2018.  More needs to be done to get more women into technical roles, […]

The future of Additive Manufacturing

  We touch the future of industrial manufacturing For industrial 3D printer manufacturers, business means more than bringing better and faster machines to market every year. During last year’s The Event for the Design Show in Birmingham, market leaders including 3D Systems, Stratasys, HP, Desktop Metal, EOS, BASF or GE Additive focused their presentations on […]

Transforming manufacturing businesses with Industry 4.0

There is much talk today in the manufacturing industry of the “Fourth industrial revolution” and how it’s going to transform businesses. At the heart of this idea are two main concepts: Automation and Data. Automation referring to robotics, conveyor systems, and CoBots, while Data refers to analytics, artificial intelligence, and “big data”. Automation is perhaps […]

My time at HSSMI

My background I recently graduated from the University of Glasgow with a first-class Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. This degree exposed me to various areas of the engineering sector including thermodynamics, automated vehicle guidance systems, and statics & dynamics. My final year Master’s thesis was taken at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems modelling […]

openMOS: The Project

In today’s customer driven world, product development and innovation are constantly changing at a rapid pace, through the imposition of personal requirements and exigency for products with higher quality, functionality and shorter delivery times. For the manufacturer, this could imply a significant increase in the complexity of manufacturing operations and supply chain configuration. Furthermore, with […]

We are expanding! – Midlands Move

HSSMI was founded in 2012 with a team of  less than five. Since then HSSMI has grown to a team of  more than sixty professionals and have expanded across three cities – London, Birmingham and Glasgow. HSSMI are now delighted to announce that due to our continued expansion, our Midlands team have moved offices in […]

A 2018 look back at the Electrified Powertrain Pilot Line for Manufacturing Engineering Project

2018 has been a great year for the Electrified Powertrain Pilot Line for Manufacturing Engineering (E:PrIME) team. To date, twenty colleagues from HSSMI have worked on different aspects of the project, bringing their own blend of knowledge and expertise. Our colleague Shahab, from the data analytics team worked hard to bring the E:PRiME website to life, […]