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Our Story

Spectra QEST helps its customers transform their field and laboratory operations by providing them with a centralized, standardized and integrated system.

Spectra QEST’s solution, QEST Platform, facilitates significant gains in quality, efficiency and standardization for businesses ranging in size from a single location to large, multi-site organizations by providing the most comprehensive laboratory information management system (LIMS) for the construction materials testing, geotech and inspection industry.

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.

Our History

Spectra QEST is 40 years old in January 2024.

We are the only software vendor in the industry, which is truly international, servicing customers in North America, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Spectra QEST has been servicing its clients continuously in the past four decades, and has evolved in a reliable, innovative and dependable software vendor that understands deeply the markets it serves and regularly achieves long-term partnerships with its clients.

In 2019 Spectra QEST joined the Constellation Software (TSE: CSU) group of software companies, which is Canada’s largest software business with a market capitalization exceeding $60Bn.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to enable the efficient and accurate collection, organisation, analysis and distribution of construction quality information.

Our Values


We deliver what we promise and are transparent when this changes.


We enquire and learn, take measured risks and embrace our failures.


We listen to understand and value the perspective of others.


We share a common purpose and work hard together with passion.