About Spectra QEST

Spectra QEST is a software development and services company specializing in solutions for the construction materials engineering, testing, inspection and production industries. Founded in January 1984, Spectra QEST offers the most comprehensive construction materials quality platform on the market today. With offices located in Adelaide, South Australia, and Sacramento, California, it services customers in North America, Europe, Australasia and the Middle East. These include leading international construction companies, construction materials and geotechnical engineering companies, construction materials manufacturers, and government bodies.

Spectra QEST helps its customers transform their laboratory operations by providing them with a centralized, standardized and integrated system. Spectra QEST’s solution facilitates significant gains in quality, efficiency and standardization for businesses ranging in size from single laboratory operations to largest, multi-site organizations. Companies that implement Spectra QEST’s products in their operation see a substantial increase in profitability and are able to offer the best service to their customers.

  • Solutions that Deliver

    Our platform includes a class leading LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System), mobile field testing and inspection software and a document distribution and collaboration solution. We specialize in solutions for construction materials testing (concrete, aggregate, asphalt), construction field inspection and testing, and geotechnical engineering. We also provide a specialized tool set for large scale, centralized concrete mix design and management.

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  • Customers Around the Globe

    We have a 30 year history working with customers in Australasia, North America, the Middle East and more recently Europe. Our customers include leading national and multinational companies that have deployed Spectra QEST products across their entire operations. We help these organizations maintain quality, meet compliance obligations, fulfill customer demands and reduce costs. Our customers are supported by implementation staff in our two offices located in the USA and Australia.

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  • A History of Innovation

    To find out about Spectra QEST’s development and achievements over its 30 year history, view our anniversary booklet.


    Celebrating 30 years of Quality Engineering Software Tools

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  • "PSI had been searching for a replacement for its 20-year-old technical reporting system for almost ten years. What we found with Spectra QEST and the QESTLab solution was more than just a state of the art laboratory management and reporting system. We found a new business partner.”

    Marshall Hammack, CFO - Professional Service Industries, Inc.

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  • "We have found a valuable partner in Spectra QEST. We see this project as an opportunity for Fugro to achieve a deeper, tighter level of integration between our various operating companies engaged in advanced geotechnical engineering around the world."

    Piet van Goudoever, Fugro Geoservices Manager - Fugro

    Learn more about Spectra QEST’s solution for Fugro.

  • "In short, we are very happy with QESTLab and Spectra QEST. You have brought our laboratory operations out of the stone ages and directly to the forefront of technology in Laboratory Information Management."

    J. Parsons, P.E., Director of Lab Operations - NTH Consultants

    Learn more about Spectra QEST’s solution for NTH Consultants.