About Us

Our calibration operations were founded in Owatonna, MN in 1995. Northstar Calibration, Inc. is a progressive and growing A2LA accredited laboratory. Our lab strives for continuous improvement by focusing on customer service and expanding our equipment and capabilities to meet your needs. As a company we continue to enjoy year over year growth and we're excited for the future!

Our leadership team has long-term laboratory, technical, and management experience, and our technicians are ASQ Certified Calibration Technicians (CCT).  We are balanced team that is focused on our customers, technically solid, and win-win driven.

Our customers routinely say this about us, "We like working with Northstar, we can talk to someone..., get answers..., and quick turn around times." 


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Our team has a special respect and appreciation for our armed forces.

Our technical leader, Lon Stachowiak, recently completed his 6th international tour of duty, having served in Kuwait and Iraq, as well as numerous other regions of the world, and is part of an Army engineering unit. Ethan Moorhouse, son of owner and President John Moorhouse, recently completed a deployment in Afghanistan with the United States Marine Corps. Repair technician Ray Laite served his first career in the US Navy; electronics/mechanical technician Rick Bruels is Marine Corp veteran; Technical Officer and electronics/mechanical technician Paul Barber is an 8-year Air Force PMEL calibration trained veteran; and dimensional technician Michelle Quintana is an Army medical technician veteran.

We're proud of the service all our current and former employees have given. We continually appreciate the service of all our men and women in the Armed forces who preserve our freedom on a daily basis. 


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