solutions | SMART Automation

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.


Shortage of staff


Rising cancer cases


Demand for high quality result


Increased demand for standardisation


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.

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


30% increased productivity


67% reduction in turn around time


No more backlogs


Ability to start diagnosing at any time


A Closer Look

Say no to backlogs and yes to continuous flow

Automating Manual Work

  • No need to stay at the instruments
  • Time to spend on 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 workstations

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 guarantee high quality results
  • Automation prevents operating errors
  • A working environment with no stress and pressure has a positive impact on the quality

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.

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Freedom of Efficiency by Dr Weiß
the private lab owner of HumanPathology laboratory of dr Weiß


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Impact of Change - by Dr Martinez, Head Department of Hospital Clinic Barcelona

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The Way Forward with Sakura
Pr. Renato Franco - Chief of the Pathology Department
Naples, Italy