Entries by Zane Mezdreija

Why Does the UK Need a Lithium Supply Chain?

Image: Imerys extraction site in Cornwall, © Imerys Minerals Limited   Addressing an Over-Reliance on Imports In order to meet future manufacturing demand, a domestic supply of lithium will need to be carefully balanced through mining and a well-established battery recycling industry, data drawn from research carried out by HSSMI as part of the Co-production […]

CO-VERSATILE Digital Technopole to Unlock The Power of European Manufacturers and Help SMEs Repurpose Their Production Facilities in Response to Urgent Societal Needs

  – Led by Budapest-based SZTAKI, the EU’s CO-VERSATILE project reached a new milestone in steering collaboration of the European manufacturing market players – – The ‘Digital Technopole’ will lift Europe’s preparedness to counteract future disruptions and shortages to new heights –   20 April, Budapest, Hungary – CO-VERSATILE, the EU-funded Horizon 2020 project, today […]

Working at HSSMI | Meet New Starter Abdul Razzak

  In October 2021, Abdul Razzak joined HSSMI’s Manufacturing Strategy team from one of our key clients – Jaguar Land Rover. Abdul first crossed paths with the HSSMI team on a project we were doing to support Jaguar Land Rover. He followed HSSMI on LinkedIn, learned about the different projects we do to support manufacturers […]

Working at HSSMI | Meet New Starter Babatunde Ogunbambi

  Babatunde Ogunbambi joined HSSMI’s Digital Manufacturing Tools team in February 2022. We are excited to have him on-board while he undertakes a placement as part of his studies in Project Management at Birmingham City University. Babatunde has previously worked for an architectural design firm in Nigeria but has since relocated to the UK and […]

Working at HSSMI | Meet New Starter Joshua Koch

  Joshua Koch joined HSSMI’s Circular Economy team in April 2021. A recent graduate of The University of Manchester, where he obtained an MEng in Chemical Engineering, and with prior experience in process engineering and sustainability, Joshua first undertook an internship at HSSMI and was subsequently promoted to Engineer at the end of 2021. He […]

New Graduate Programme Launched for Budding Engineers

Image: © wi6995 / Adobe Stock   Your career is your adventure.   HSSMI has launched a Graduate Programme, targetted at new engineers looking to enter the world of manufacturing. The two year long Graduate Programme will provide opportunities to graduates to learn and develop their skills by working on various projects. They will receive […]

Moving Workforce Training into Virtual Environments with the Virtual Training Creator

Image: © Gorodenkoff / Adobe Stock   Training industrial workforces can be a challenge for many businesses, as it often involves potential health and safety issues, logistical arrangements, as well as complex training scenarios. The Virtual Training Creator (VTC), developed by HSSMI with funding from the XR4ALL platform, seeks to make the process of workforce […]