MANULAB consists of 11 laboratories at four geographical locations:

Laser Robotics welding laboratory
Location: Trondheim
Description: Automated programming and execution of robotic welding and joining in one-of-a-kind production with input from CAD data including welding parameters.

Industry 4.0 laboratory
Location: Trondheim
Description: A reconfigurable Cyber–Physical Manufacturing System (CPMS) with industrial robots, automatically guided vehicles, sensor systems, CNC machines and a water-jet cutter.

Gleeble and welding simulation laboratory
Location: Trondheim
Description: A Gleeble testing machine for simulation of thermomechanical processes such as forging, casting, and welding to investigate material properties as a function on temperature and mechanical load and deformation histories.

Additive manufacturing (AM) laboratory
Location
: Gjøvik
Description: An additive manufacturing laboratory for investigating the impact of process parameters on variations in part quality, and how to improve it using numerical modelling and process monitoring and control.

Idea Lab
Location
: Ålesund
Description: Visualization and interconnection of the physical and virtual worlds for creating new ideas for products and flexible, automated manufacturing.

Industry 4.0/CPMS Learning Factory research arena
Location
: Gjøvik
Description: A full scale simulator for social science research on next-generation Industry 4.0 operators, using software tools and big data analysis, simulations and optimization, decision support, communication, operation, and maintenance using VR and AR equipment.

SEM Laboratory
Location
: Raufoss/Gjøvik
Description: Under development.

Wireless lab
Location
: Gjøvik
Description: Wireless sensors network equipment for research on wireless communication with a focus on fast reconfigurability and special sensor solutions.

SLM Additive manufacturing (AM) laboratory
Location
: Trondheim
Description: Large scale multipurpose and multi-beam powder bed fusion AM machine for metals.

NAPIC One-piece-flow aluminium manufacturing laboratory
Location
: Trondheim
Description: Variation management, modelling, adaptive closed loop process using multiple sensors for control throughout the process chain.

Industry 4.0/CPMS Common Infrastructure
Location
: All sites
Description: Common e-infrastructure for data acquisition, management and storage (database), computations and visualization, wired and wireless connectivity modules, hardware and further development of dedicated control software.