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24
Jan

Adding value to remanufacturing: Conceptualising a reverse logistics system for the collection of WEEE

Adding value to remanufacturing: Conceptualising a reverse logistics system for the collection of WEEE – a case study outlining the collaborative project between Menzies Distribution Ltd and Heriot-Watt University. This project brought together two of the UK’s leading logistics organisations; Menzies Distribution Ltd (Menzies) and the Logistics Research Centre at Heriot-Watt University to evaluate whether… Read more »

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24
Jan

Adding value to remanufacturing: Operationalising a reverse logistics system for the collection of WEEE

Adding value to remanufacturing: Operationalising a reverse logistics system for the collection of WEEE – a case study on the collaborative project between CCL North Ltd., Menzies Distribution Ltd., and Heriot Watt University. Building upon the outcomes of the project between Menzies Distribution Ltd and Heriot Watt University, the team partnered with CCL North Ltd,… Read more »

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21
Jan

RE:MATERIAL – Reclaiming High Value Components using Additive Manufacturing Processes

RE:MATERIAL – Reclaiming High Value Components using Additive Manufacturing Processes – a case study on the collaborative project between Weir Group PLC and the University of Strathclyde.

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20
Dec

Does your business lead the way in Sustainability practices?

Nominations are open until 18th January 2019 for the CeeD Industry Awards, and SIR is delighted to be sponsoring the Sustainability Award at this exciting event. We have worked with and met hundreds of companies in Scotland who would be deserving of this accolade, so why not nominate your business today! You can also register… Read more »

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29
Nov

Re-use, Re-cycle, Re-manufacture

Read the latest blog post from David Beards, Senior Policy Officer at the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), about SFC’s role in Scotland’s shift to a circular economy, and what we can learn from Taiwan’s approach to minimising the consumption in consumer goods. http://www.sfc.ac.uk/news/blogs/Blog-69551.aspx (Featured image; Prof. Jonathan Corney from SIR meeting with Shadow Huilin Chen, CEO of the… Read more »

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26
Nov

Investigating opportunities for remanufacturing business models – a case study

Investigating opportunities for remanufacturing business models – a case study outlining the collaborative project between RWG (Repairs and Overhauls) Ltd and Heriot-Watt University

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26
Nov

Sustainable non-intrusive inspection through remanufacturing based innovation – a case study

Sustainable non-intrusive inspection through remanufacturing based innovation – a case study on the collaborative project between EageliSystems Ltd and The University of Strathclyde

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25
Oct

A head of the game – a case study

A head of the game – a case study on the collaborative project between Kittiwig and The University of Strathclyde.

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13
Sep

International Conference on Remanufacturing ICoR 2019

We are happy to confirm that the next International Conference on Remanufacturing, ICoR 2019, will take place on 23-25 June 2019, in Amsterdam. The conference will run in conjunction with the ReMaTec 2019 trade show, at the RAI conference site. The abstract submission deadline is 31st January 2019, with other key dates and information available at… Read more »

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09
Jul

Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland

Scotland invites you… Scotland has been selected as this year’s host nation for the Circular Economy Hotspot, a major international event to showcase our nation’s progressive approach to developing a circular economy. We will welcome the world’s leading decision-makers, trade representatives, investors and circular economy entrepreneurs, between the 30 October and 1 November 2018. The… Read more »

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11
Jun

SIR Showcase 2018 Highlights

Jerome Finlayson, Chair of the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture board and Lead Practitoner at the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) welcomed delegates with an overview of remanufacturing in Scotland, and how SIR has helped stimulate innovation and growth in this area. He also discussed the future of remanufacturing in Scotland, leading onto an interactive feedback… Read more »

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06
Apr

Industry 4.0: beyond digitalisation and towards greater circularity

David Stewart from HSSMI tells us about the future of remanufacturing and industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 is regarded by many as the promise of a fourth industrial revolution. Given how radical the first 3 revolutions have been in shaping our existence (the first being steam; the second, mass manufacture; and third, automation), the fourth instalment… Read more »

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