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, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
Lonestar (Lonestar Dubai & Lonestar Abu Dhabi) are both ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accredited Testing Laboratories by Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC). Lonestar Dubai is also accredited by GCC Accreditation Center (GAC) and International Accreditation Service (IAS) respectively, while Lonestar Abu Dhabi Lab and Inspection are both accredited by Emirates National Accreditation System (ENAS) as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017 & ISO 17020:2012 Standards the scope of accreditation are available on their respective website. Further, Lonestar Abu Dhabi is approved as Designated Laboratory by Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (ADQCC). Both Laboratories (Lonestar Dubai & Abu Dhabi) are certified by TUV as per ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018.
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||Environmental Testing Division|
|Food Testing Division||Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Division|
|Industrial Hygiene (IH) Division||Clean Room Validation|
|Mechanical/Material Testing Division||Metallurgical Failure Investigation Division|
|Corrosion Testing||Salt Spray Testing Facility|
|Full Ring/Coating Test Facility||Civil/Construction Material Testing Division||Geotechnical Engineering Division||Topographic Survey|