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
October 31, 2016
UL Launches “Close Your Door” Pledge to Help Prevent Fire Deaths
June 13, 2016
More time to wait until the EU MDR and IVDR are ready
April 12, 2016
UL Launches Cybersecurity Assurance Program
As cyber-attacks become more sophisticated, harder to protect against, and more costly than ever, security precautions are critical. There will be 21-50 billion connected devices by 2020, according to Gartner and other industry reports. By 2018, it is predicted that 66% of networks will have an IoT security breach*. The security and financial risks impacting… read more