Laboratory Design

Environmental cleaning and disinfection principles for COVID-19

If you are considering a new laboratory rebuild or refurbishment, it is important to consider your supply partners. A great partner can make for a great outcome in your new facility. Usually, you will need to choose between a Joiner or a Lab Fit-out Specialist and choosing between them can often be a difficult

Environmental cleaning and disinfection principles for COVID-192020-04-24T15:56:26+11:00

2 Effective Ways to ‘Lean’ your Laboratory

We are advancing in the 21st century at extraordinary speeds. As we begin to see robotics and automation becoming more prevalent in laboratories, it has become clear that a lean laboratory process needs to be implemented to ensure that you’re making the most out of this incredible technology. Not only will a lean process allow

2 Effective Ways to ‘Lean’ your Laboratory2020-04-09T13:53:20+11:00

Boosting Company Reputation, Client Retention and Onboarding

Your laboratory is often the heart of an organization. It is a place where methodologies are proven, quality is assured, and research and innovations take place. If you are delivering innovative solutions to keep abreast of the market, your laboratory will most likely be a dynamic place. Having a laboratory that exudes quality and professionalism

Boosting Company Reputation, Client Retention and Onboarding2020-03-03T08:17:16+11:00

Key Considerations When Designing a STEM Facility

Education has radically changed in the last decade. One major factor of this change has been the STEM revolution. Westlab’s experience in this field as a supplier and furnisher of laboratories has allowed us to pinpoint the five key principles of design for a STEM facility. Open and transparent spaces, flipped learning, flexibility and self-directed

Key Considerations When Designing a STEM Facility2020-02-13T10:53:20+11:00

Why You Should Use a Lab Specialist Over a Cabinet Maker

If you are considering a new laboratory rebuild or refurbishment, it is important to consider your supply partners. A great partner can make for a great outcome in your new facility. Usually, you will need to choose between a Joiner or a Lab Fit-out Specialist and choosing between them can often be a difficult

Why You Should Use a Lab Specialist Over a Cabinet Maker2020-01-16T10:52:41+11:00

Laboratory Design Trends in 2020

Keeping up with global trends will give a sharp and competitive edge in a highly competitive laboratory world. Understanding and keeping up with global trends is keeping leading companies on the “qui vive” assisting in many areas such as presentation to external clients, productivity of space, attracting top staff, leverage of positive culture and

Laboratory Design Trends in 20202020-01-09T14:57:45+11:00

Westlab Golden Triangle of Value

Building a laboratory facility with speed and agility without compromising on quality can be a real challenge in today’s Australasia. Executing a project quickly and efficiently has a positive impact directly on your organisation’s bottom line. Westlab have been paying attention to Australasian customers for 25 years and have perfected a system to meet

Westlab Golden Triangle of Value2019-12-19T09:06:37+11:00

Who Should Be Involved In Your Laboratory Design Process?

Designing a laboratory can be a daunting task and it is often a question of how many people you should include in the laboratory design process. Too many people and personalities can create confusion that will lead to delays in the design process. It is important to know who you should include and understand how

Who Should Be Involved In Your Laboratory Design Process?2019-12-04T16:23:06+11:00

Minimise Space and Motion Waste Using the Spaghetti Diagram

Over time, your laboratory can become inefficient due to the lack of thought process behind positioning of equipment and workstations. Inefficiencies often occur over long periods of time with the gradual growth of a laboratory. Substantial amounts of motion waste can be eliminated when binging your laboratory in accordance to lean principles resulting in

Minimise Space and Motion Waste Using the Spaghetti Diagram2019-11-28T09:16:39+11:00

How to Choose The Right Service Spine For Your Laboratory

Having the right service spines in your laboratory can make a large difference to the functionality of your new laboratory space. It is important to understand the purpose and designed outcomes of your laboratory so the service spine design can be aligned with this to maximum return on investment. Visibility between benching vs Storage space

How to Choose The Right Service Spine For Your Laboratory2019-10-17T10:26:35+11:00