Lonestar came into existence as a result of the demand that existed locally from various industries for a high-tech, multi-disciplinary testing and investigation facility that delivers on-time testing services and meet international standards.
Lonestar Technical Services LLC was established in 1992 in the Emirate of Dubai in United Arab Emirates. In the following years, the need to extend the testing and laboratory services to the emirate of Abu Dhabi - UAE, which resulted in the establishment of our laboratories in Abu Dhabi, Oman, Iraq and Kuwait.
Lonestar (Lonestar Dubai, Lonestar Br. Jebel Ali & Lonestar Abu Dhabi) are ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accredited Testing Laboratories by DAC (Lonestar Dubai-LB-019-TEST, Lonestar Br. Jebel Ali LB-411-TEST & Lonestar Abu Dhabi-LB-223-TEST), GAC (Lonestar Dubai-ATL 0042) and ENAS (Lonestar Abu Dhabi-NAL 046) in accordance with the scope of accreditation available on their respective website. Lonestar Dubai is also accredited by DAC (IB-080) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17020:2012.
Both Locations (Lonestar Dubai & Lonestar Abu Dhabi) are also certified to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by LRQA. Likewise, our Lonestar Technical Services-Iraq branch is also ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007 certified laboratory by Bureau Veritas, which maintains a rigorous QA/QC program, towards chain of custody, sample preparation and analysis. Quality Management System is established along the guidelines of ISO IEC 17025:2005.
Lonestar is registered and licensed as a laboratory with Dubai Municipality, the regulatory authority of the Emirate.
Lonestar has strong in-house quality training program. Continuous training is imparted to all the staff in their respective fields to meet the growing need of customers and international standards. Our quality-training program is based on the principle of continuous improvement.
Our staff are trained in various disciplines and special training is provided for specific projects, when required.
Quality Assurance and Quality Control - QAQC
For any test result to be valid and reliable, careful monitoring and implementation of QA/QC procedures are required. One key element of successful quality assurance is regular participation of a laboratory in a national and/or international Proficiency Testing Program (PTP) program. Lonestar Dubai and Lonestar Abu Dhabi participates regularly in national and international PTP with most results exceeding the minimum requirements of acceptance. The strength of our QA/QC program encompass the following areas:
Organization and Responsibility
|Sampling Procedures||Calibration Checks and Frequencies|
|Analytical Procedures, Revisions and Validations||Reporting|
|Internal Quality Control Checks||Internal performance and system audits|
|Internal Training Programs||Assessment of Precision and Accuracy|
|Corrective Action Reports (CARs)||Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs)|
|Management Review Meeting (MRM)||Internal Quality Audit (IQA)|
Lonestar major diversified divisions/Testing Facilities
|Analytical Chemistry Division||Indoor Air Quality Division (IAQ)|
|Environmental Testing Division||Mechanical/Material Testing Division|
|Industrial Hygiene Division (IH)||NDT Conventional /Advanced and Heat Treatment Services Division|
|Metallurgical Failure Investigation Division||Third Party Inspection|
|Civil/Construction Material Testing Division||Geotechnical Engineering Division|
|Topographical Survey||Corrosion Testing Facility|
|Coating Test Facility||Salt Spray Test Facility|