Case Study – Intertek World-First Laboratory

Background Intertek, a leading provider of quality processes to the mining and industrial sector, recently engaged the team at Westlab Projects to provide 19,000m2 of high-corrosion laboratory and headquarters at their Perth head office. Housing over 500 employees, Intertek’s state-of-the-art facility required a laboratory that enables them to enhance the delivery of their TQA

Case Study – Intertek World-First Laboratory2021-04-26T09:59:57+11:00

4 Key Factors That Influence On-Time Project Delivery

On-time project delivery is perhaps one of the most crucial steps when refurbishing or building a new laboratory. The value that a laboratory manager or organisation places on operational stability from a corporate viewpoint is usually huge. Laboratories, whether industrial, research-based, or testing, are often the decider in a companies’ processes. In the case

4 Key Factors That Influence On-Time Project Delivery2021-04-22T10:23:30+11:00

The Top 5 Benefits of Local Networking when using Westlab Spaces

Creating your new laboratory space, particularly when undertaking large and significant projects, is a large enterprise for any project manager. From start to finish, a successful laboratory refurb or fit-out must be orchestrated with perfect timing and installation quality. However, this can only be coordinated in one simple way: using a local network of

The Top 5 Benefits of Local Networking when using Westlab Spaces2021-04-12T10:47:35+11:00

Understanding Westlab’s Sovereign Manufacturing Capabilities

Westlab Projects, as a local business, has always had the objective of putting local first. Never has this priority been so important as during the current period, where the fragility of global supply chains have been exposed in a matter of weeks. The breakdown of global supply strengthens Westlab Projects’ resolve and ability to

Understanding Westlab’s Sovereign Manufacturing Capabilities2021-03-30T07:53:49+11:00

The Importance of Using Accredited and Approved Personnel in Laboratory Planning and Installation

Westlab Projects has emerged over the past 5 years as a market leader in laboratory design and furniture, fitting over 300 laboratories nation-wide, with an average of 8 hours design turnaround, with 100% on-time completion. This is our differentiator. But there’s one factor that’s missing from the equation. Westlab Projects uses the policy that

The Importance of Using Accredited and Approved Personnel in Laboratory Planning and Installation2021-03-29T09:13:43+11:00

Equipment Planning – Why You Need Experts

Planning the equipment and facilities of laboratories ahead of time will undoubtedly deliver benefits on a grand scale when it comes to time, cost and efficiency. Westlab’s methodology to implement LEAN principles and Six Sigma define our commitment to ensuring that this facet of the approach to efficiency in lab designing – equipment planning

Equipment Planning – Why You Need Experts2021-03-17T11:42:44+11:00

4 Ways to Build a Frictionless Laboratory Space, post-COVID

As laboratories slowly enter something akin to previous normalcy, the need intensifies for a contactless laboratory. Automated or digital processes which allow contactless work are becoming the new norm in the office space and is slowly translating into the laboratory environment. Convenience being the name of the game in the 21st Century with advancements

4 Ways to Build a Frictionless Laboratory Space, post-COVID2021-02-09T08:10:27+11:00

Effect of COVID19 on Laboratory Design Trends in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted an urgent need for medical research, manufacturing, and advanced facilities, which has inspired unprecedented growth in the life science industry. This year, we continue to see more businesses seek to convert conventional commercial space into laboratories and R&D facilities. Although many components of lab design will always be specific

Effect of COVID19 on Laboratory Design Trends in 20212021-02-03T12:38:03+11:00

Infection-Safe Laboratory Design and Trends in 2021

Going forward, 2021 labs will inevitably have measures taken to prevent infection over and above previous cautionary measures. COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed most things. Laboratories will be as likely to suffer the same exposure levels as other areas, if not more. Layout Changes As seen with retail stores and the likes, professional advice led

Infection-Safe Laboratory Design and Trends in 20212021-01-13T10:14:37+11:00