• Award-winning Design Engineer Henry Atkins.
    Award-winning Design Engineer Henry Atkins.
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Award-winning design engineer Henry Atkins has joined the HMPS team and will be based in Adelaide.

HMPS CEO Shaun Westcott says Atkins, who has been involved in the fields of Aerodynamic Engineering and Research, Agricultural Science, and manufacturing engineering, is a great addition to the team at automated packaging solutions company HMPS.

Atkins graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2016 with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) where he gained experience working in automotive manufacturing during his studies.

The research and development of cycling helmets for Scott Sports undertaken by Henry and the team produced helmets that were used by Michelton-Scott (then Orica-Scott), an Australian Professional Road Race Cycling team, in addition to professional cyclists worldwide.

The development team, of which Henry is part, were awarded the Malcom Kinnaird Engineering Excellence Award 2018 and have been selected as finalists for the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards. The awards recognise and promote new, innovative, and life changing ideas that bring fundamental change to our society. The Australian Engineering Excellence Award ceremony takes place later this month at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.

Atkins joined HMPS because of its drive to develop unique and innovative solutions to packaging machinery design and he believes that the company is well positioned to thrive in a rapidly changing industry.

Atkins says: “I aim to apply my knowledge and skills within the company and look forward to contributing to ongoing innovation at HMPS in order to support the company in its quest for growth in both its national and international markets.”