August 22, 2018

UL meets cybersecurity challenges in Europe head on

Cybersecurity forum and Frankfurt cybersecurity laboratory opening scheduled for 18-19 September Frankfurt, 16 August, 2018 —The growth and scope of cybersecurity challenges across almost every aspect of modern business in Europe calls for local solutions. To meet this need and to support local industry UL, a global safety science organization, is announcing a cybersecurity forum… 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 21, 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
September 21, 2017
Brighter Lights on Global Safety: A New Lighting CBTL serving the DACH region
UL recently opened the doors to its expanded Frankfurt Lighting laboratory, now designated as a Certification Body Test Laboratory (CBTL), which means that, along with offering testing and certifications services according to UL standards, this location can now offer testing and certifications services for lighting products according to IEC standards. Tests and certifications for the… read more
April 24, 2017
UL’s Performance Materials Division Introduces New Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (“Blue Card Program”)
April 24, 2017
Anti-Counterfeiting: A Continuous Global Effort
Counterfeit products are becoming increasingly prevalent and are often difficult for consumers to distinguish from the real thing. These products often sacrifice safety and, when these items contain electrical or electronic components, this risk is heightened. UL understands these risks and our Global Security and Brand Protection team works diligently to prevent these products from… read more
April 10, 2017
UL and Relux Establish Agreement Enabling Lighting Manufacturers to Share Verified Photometric Product Data
New UL Verified Mark provides peace of mind to industry professionals and end users BASEL, April 10, 2017 — UL, a global safety science organization, and Relux Informatik AG, a company focused on the development, production and marketing of lighting planning and product presentation software, today announced the signing of their agreement, based on the… read more
February 22, 2017
UL Participates in the First United Nations World Data Forum