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20-Jan-2020
Froehling & Robertson, Inc. (F&R) selects Spectra QEST’s Platform

F&R Seeks to Improve Lab Capabilities, Standardization, Scheduling, Work Order Processes and Overall Efficiency and Quality via Move to Spectra QEST from a Competing System.

Spectra QEST, the leading provider of field and laboratory information management systems for the construction materials testing and geotechnical engineering sectors, has signed a new customer for its QEST Platform including QESTLab, QESTField and Construction Hive.

Froehling & Robertson, Inc., established in 1881, is a minority-owned business as well as the oldest independent consulting engineering / testing firm in the United States. F&R has 14 offices in four states including MD, NC, SC and VA.

Ken Dalton, Chief Administrative Officer for F&R, stated “We are excited to be transitioning to the QEST Platform. We did a great deal of due diligence before making this decision and we expect to gain a variety of benefits including better lab integration with the field, standardization across labs, superior scheduling, simplified workorder processes and overall efficiency gains and improved quality.”

Dirk Janek, CEO of Spectra QEST, said “Froehling & Robertson is a premier engineering firm in the United States and we are very pleased to partner with them over the coming years. Ken and his highly experienced team have already provided us valuable feedback that will enhance our product offering and further cement our leadership position in the market.”

About Froehling & Robertson, Inc.
F&R provides geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and inspections, environmental services and geostructural monitoring on thousands of projects each year. For more than a century these core capabilities have helped to ensure the quality, stability and longevity of some of the mid-Atlantic’s most iconic and transformational projects, including roads and bridges, museums, schools, college campuses, industrial, commercial and residential endeavours.

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 customers include leading international construction companies, construction materials and geotechnical companies, construction materials manufacturers and government bodies.

Contacts
Ken Dalton, Chief Administrative Officer, Froehling & Robertson, Inc.
804-591-2722

Dirk Janek, CEO, Spectra QEST
+61 8 8360 8900 (Intl), +1 888 360 8901 (USA), E: media@spectraqest.com

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