Entries by Zane Mezdreija

HSSMI Joins Future Fashion Factory to Create a Circular Economy between the Automotive and Textile Industries

Image: © bilidi-kunst / Adobe Stock   The Circular Economy represents an opportunity for businesses to rethink and redefine the way that they make, use and discard products. Moving away from the linear model of ‘take, make, dispose’, circular based business models can be just as profitable, if not more, through the redirection and recovery […]

eManuals: An Effective Way to Improve Machine Maintenance and Productivity

Image: © HSSMI   Maintenance in manufacturing The main purpose of regular maintenance within manufacturing is to ensure continuous operation of manufacturing lines and maximum productivity of production equipment. Through short daily inspections, cleaning, lubricating and making minor adjustments, small problems can be detected and corrected before they become a major problem that can shut […]

A Look at the Global Battery Alliance Report “A Vision for a Sustainable Battery Value Chain in 2030” with HSSMI Experts Alberto Minguela and Robin Foster

Image: © ra2 studio / Adobe Stock   Last week, at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit during the UN Week, world leaders were presented with the outcomes of the Global Battery Alliance report “A Vision for a Sustainable Battery Value Chain in 2030”. The report, commissioned by the Global Battery Alliance (GBA) […]

The CLIFFF Project: Making 3D Printing Circular

Image: © pressmaster / Adobe Stock   Closed Loop Innovation For Filament Fabrication (CLIFFF) is a project where we are looking at developing a closed loop system for waste management of 3D printed plastics. The system will capture and produce new filament for a new cycle of production. The Closed Loop Innovation in Fused Filament […]

A Circular Economy for Electric Vehicles

Image: © itsallgood/ Adobe Stock    Over the last year, we are getting used to seeing electric vehicles on UK roads. The trend in recent years shows that more and more people are starting to purchase new battery electric vehicles as an alternative to the more conventional internal combustion powered vehicles. However, little is known […]

HSSMI Revamps Website

Image: © HSSMI   Over the past eighteen months, HSSMI has undergone many changes as an organisation. In the first instance, HSSMI expanded regionally and opened a Glasgow office at the end of December 2017, in addition to its London and Birmingham offices, which have now more than doubled in terms of employees. 2018 also […]