Sustainable continuous improvement program for the optical industry
With Lab 4.0, Satisloh brings Industry 4.0/smart manufacturing to the optical industry and enables businesses to establish a true industrialized lens manufacturing facility. Lab 4.0 focuses on driving operational efficiency: it lowers the cost per lens by drastically reducing labor as well as the consumption of consumables and parts while improving overall equipment effectiveness. The program increases a lab's production quality and speed of delivery, all in a more sustainable, green way. The end result is increased revenue and maximized profitability.
Lab 4.0 is a continuous improvement program that is based on four pillars with MES-360 as its foundation.
- New generation of equipment
- Comprehensive STEP 4.0 customer support program
- Intelligent automation
- Interconnectivity of components
Labs implementing these four pillars can achieve up to*:
- 70% less labor
- 25% cost efficiency
- 60% faster delivery
- 20% less breakage
- 50% smaller footprint per job produced
- 25% less energy footprint
*depending on whether Express AR is utilized