September 13, 2018

Exporting products to Australia: streamlined certification options with the UL-AU mark

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 31, 2018 — Starting today, manufacturers in Australia or those selling into the Australian market have a more convenient certification option via the new UL Mark for Australia. This new country Mark communicates a product’s compliance with Australian safety requirements and allows customers to easily bundle the UL-AU Mark with UL Marks… read more
February 2, 2018

UL opens new Center of Excellence laboratory for appliances, lighting and HVAC in Italy

MILAN/ CARUGATE, February 1, 2018 — UL, a global safety science organization, today celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Carugate-based center of excellence: a new laboratory for testing lighting, appliances, HVAC and gas products and equipment. The opening highlight was an official ceremony, in which the Mayor of the city of Carugate – Mr… read more
February 2, 2018

A new dedicated standard for access control systems for improved building access control in the United Kingdom

The first security standard for access control equipment units in the UK has been launched to improve the safety of residential premises, including multi-occupancy units, blocks of flats, single family homes, rental units and social housing. UL 293 is the first standard of its kind developed specifically for use in the United Kingdom (UK). This… read more
September 25, 2017
European market access now simpler for manufacturers of appliances burning gaseous fuels
Ballerup, Denmark, September 20, 2017 — Manufacturers of appliances that burn gaseous fuels now have a new option when seeking market access into Europe. In order to enter the European market, products must meet the Gas Appliances Directive (GAD) – 2009/142/EC. The GAD provides access to the European market for manufacturers of appliances and fittings… read more
September 15, 2017
UL Acquires AE Performance Testing Lab
NORTHBROOK, Ill., August 24, 2017 —UL, a global safety science organization, today announced that it acquired AE Performance Testing Lab, the testing services business of AE srl – Appliances Engineering, headquartered in Varese, Italy. AE srl – Appliances Engineering will continue to operate independently as an R&D enterprise under current leadership. AE Performance Testing Lab… read more
April 24, 2017
UL’s Performance Materials Division Introduces New Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (“Blue Card Program”)
April 24, 2017
Fighting Counterfeiting From All Sides
Counterfeit products are becoming more prevalent and difficult for the average consumer to distinguish. In 2015, over 8% of the total smart phones sold in the EU – approximately 14 million – were counterfeit. These products present a serious danger to consumers and businesses alike and UL continues to work diligently to combat the issue…. read more
February 22, 2017
UL Participates in the First United Nations World Data Forum
February 22, 2017
The Future of Business, Delivered by Drones
October 31, 2016
UL Launches “Close Your Door” Pledge to Help Prevent Fire Deaths