SMART Automation


The Concept

Prepare your laboratory for tomorrow

SMART Automation is designed to automate manual work and to create an efficient flow of work through your lab.
With SMART Automation you’ll attain a higher quality diagnostic process, consistent results, and a reduction in rework.
Enjoy a more relaxed work atmosphere with increased efficiency and output.

icon-04.png 30% increased productivity

icon-03.png 67% reduction in turn around time  
icon-05.png No more backlogs  
icon-06.png Ability to start diagnosing at any time  

It's time to make a change for a better future

Pathologists, technicians and their laboratories are facing more and more challenges each day. With a growing population in size and age, we see a worrying increase in cancer cases globally.

icon-02.png Shortage of staff
icon-01.png Rising cancer cases
icon-01.png Demand for high quality result
icon-01.png Increased demand for standardisation

To overcome these challenges, we have developed SMART Automation: increased productivity,
with a faster turn-around time at the highest level of diagnostic accuracy.

A closer look

Stop working harder, start working smarter

Automating Manual Work
  • No need to stay at the instruments
  • Time to spend to other tasks
  • Products can be loaded and unloaded any time
Creating Continuous Flow
  • Small volumes
  • Continuous flow
  • Pull instead of push
  • Steady beat of cases
  • Work simultaneously at all work station
Standardised Results
  • Consistence performance due to automated instruments
  • Every result is the same, time by time again
  • No variations and deviations in the process
Delivering High Quality Results
  • Consistent quality level due to automated instruments
  • Sakura instruments, Sakura consumables and Sakura Services guranatee high quality results
  • Automation prevents operating errors
  • A working environment with no stress and pressure has a positive impact on the quality

Say no to backlogs and yes to continuous flow



The Start of SMART

Our Instruments
Let the Sakura SMART Automation instruments do all the work, so you can focus on what matters. It begins with a processing cycle that continuously delivers small processing volumes.
The flow steadily continues with automated embedding, microtomy, staining and coverslipping.
Our Consumables
Sakura consumables ensure convenient and optimal use of our instruments and guarantee the quality of your results.
 Sakura Services
With our solutions and best-in-class customer care we enhance your laboratory’s efficiency and quality.




Is your lab ready for tomorrow?