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09
Dec

Nominate now!

The CeeD Industry Awards are taking place on 20th February 2020 in Glasgow, and SIR is delighted to be sponsoring the Remanufacturing Award at the event. Nominations are now open for all categories; get the recognition you deserve for your remanufacturing and circular economy practices. Click here for more information, nominations close on 17th January… Read more »

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03
Oct

Furniture Design for Re-use and Remanufacture in Compact Housing

Furniture Design for Re-use and Remanufacture in Compact Housing – a case study on the collaborative project between Neat Living and Edinburgh Napier University, which aimed to establish a set of guidelines for designing furniture for re-use and to test these in full scale furniture prototypes.  

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24
Jun

The consumer and the Circular Economy – what’s in it for them?

Trying to persuade consumers to engage in the Circular Economy (CE) in any meaningful way is perhaps one of the biggest challenges that the world faces in moving to a resource efficient future. Paul McSweeney, founder and CEO of ZeroNet Services, the creators of the ZeroNet domestic reverse logistics network discusses how his company’s technology… Read more »

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20
May

Opportunities in Remanufacturing and the Circular Economy – event information

Click to access: Feedback questionnaire Speaker biographies Delegate list Exhibitors and locations Agenda 09:00: Registration and Coffee 09:30: Introduction Paul Cantwell, Knowledge Exchange Fellow for the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture 09:50: Sector Presentations Dr. Tariq Dawood, Senior Engineer, EDF Energy R&D UK Centre – “An Asset Owners Perspective of Innovation in Support of the Circular… Read more »

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16
May

Renewable Parts Ltd win Remade in Scotland Award

The Business Insider Made in Scotland Awards, sponsored by the Advanced Forming Research Centre, celebrate the best of Scottish manufacturing, showcasing innovative and emerging talent across a range of sectors. For the second year running, SIR was delighted to sponsor the Remade in Scotland category, which recognises the achievements of manufacturing businesses focused on sustainability,… Read more »

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01
Apr

Have you got your ticket yet?

22nd May, Technology and Innovation Centre, Glasgow9.30am – 3.30pm Don’t miss the chance to join us for our fourth annual conference, this year focused on the Opportunities in Remanufacturing and the Circular Economy. We have leading industrialists from Oil and Gas, Wind Energy and Textiles sectors discussing their Circular Economy journeys, challenges and opportunities for… Read more »

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25
Mar

Developing a new brand identity and business model

Developing a new brand identity and business model – A case study on the collaborative project between The Turbo Guy and Heriot-Watt University. The project team from Heriot-Watt University guided the The Turbo Guy team through a bespoke 3 stage process to redesign the company’s business model and create a brand identity aligned to circular… Read more »

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21
Mar

A remanufacturing cleaning solution: reduced costs, emissions and landfill

A remanufacturing cleaning solution: reduced costs, emissions and landfill – A case study describing the collaborative project between DPF Expert and Abertay University Experts from Abertay University worked with DPF Expert to determine the components of a cleaning solution used to clean diesel particulate filters, to facilitate process optimisation and open the possibility of both… Read more »

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21
Mar

Urban Mining – the future of global resources?

Urban Mining – the future of global resources? – A case study on the collaborative project between Brand-rex and HSSMI. This project investigated the feasibility of Brand-Rex Leviton adopting a ‘lease’ model for the process of recovering and reusing data communication cables.  This option, together with a “return and recovery” approach, was assessed using the… Read more »

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14
Mar

Made in Scotland Awards – 9th May 2019

A Celebration of Scottish Innovation Back for its fourth year, the Business Insider Made in Scotland Awards in partnership with the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre champions all aspects of transformational discoveries and developments made in Scotland. In an ever more crowded marketplace organisations must introduce new products and processes to stand out…. Read more »

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06
Mar

Success for Re-Tek at CeeD Industry Awards 2019

The inaugural CeeD Scotland Industry Awards took place on 28th February 2019, with SIR delighted to have had the opportunity to sponsor the Sustainability Award – recognising commitment to sustainable and circular economy business practices. The finalists all deserve praise for this; Egger UK, Glenmorangie, HSSMI, and Re-tek; have demonstrated excellence in developing, adopting, and… Read more »

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21
Feb

Calling all Remanufacturing students!

We would like to draw your attention to the Reman Challenge, an activity organised by Borg Automotive, one of the leading European remanufacturers. This competition is the first event specifically tailored to this field of research, where students from different universities can compete generating ideas on the future of automotive remanufacturing, especially, to the light… Read more »

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