March 25, 2019

UL and the LIA announce a working partnership

UL’s global lighting expertise in testing, certification and standards has now joined forces with The Lighting Industry Association to offer U.K.’s lighting manufacturers a simple and cost-effective product compliance entrance to over 50 countries, including the U.S. and Canada.
December 3, 2018

UL Certification Creates Confidence in Automated Post Processing Solution for Additive Manufacturing from AMT Ltd.

Additive Manufacturing Technolgies (AMT) Limited’s PostPro3D enables manufacturers to finish 3D printed parts in a reproducible manner, so that the printed parts are as good as conventional injection molded parts. The 3D printer is designed to meet UL certification requirements. Thanks to C-UL certification, this has enabled this Sheffield based, UK company to gain access… read more
October 30, 2018

UL Expands Automotive Test Portfolio with Additional Emissions Testing in their Performance Materials Labs in Krefeld (Germany) and Melville (U.S.)

Expansion offers more comprehensive solutions to both Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier Suppliers UL has expanded its automotive testing service with additional test methods for the analysis of emissions from polymeric component parts. The new methods in UL´s service portfolio include: VDA 270; Determination of the odor characteristics of trim materials in motor vehicles;… read more
September 7, 2018
Emergency Exits, Panic Hardware and UL 305: The Ongoing Story of Testing and Product Compliance
Matthew Schumann, Industry Manager for Fire Resistance and Fire Containment at UL, discusses the history and evolution of emergency exits and panic hardware. The origins of the panic hardware device are directly tied to an event which occurred in Chicago on December 30, 1903. On this day, approximately two thousand individuals were attending a matinee… read more
August 30, 2018
UL joins British Security Industry Association (BSIA)
Associate membership intended to strengthen links with the U.K. security industry. Warrington, August 28, 2018 — In order to help develop services and connections that will benefit manufacturers and other stakeholders of the security industry in the U.K., UL, a global safety science organization, today announced its associate membership in the British Security Industry Association… read more
August 1, 2018
New streamlined certification options for reaching the Australian market with launch of UL Mark for Australia
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
July 11, 2018
New alliance launched to increase cladding fire testing capacity and improve building product certification in the UK
• Alliance announced between UL and the UK Fire Protection Association, increasing fire testing and certification capabilities in the UK • UL and FPA’s large-scale test facility to provide state-of-the-art product testing and certification London, 11 July 2018 — A new international alliance is set to improve the facade fire-testing market in the UK, by… read more
July 6, 2018
Team England share their experience of UL International Crown 2018
UL International Crown is a biennial event from the LPGA, the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. We asked the England team to share their thoughts on playing in this year’s tournament. Jodi Ewart Shadoff: “The first time I played in the UL International Crown, it was a great experience. It’s just as fun… read more
June 1, 2018
UL International Crown: UK qualifies for the elite biennial LPGA team competition
Republic of Korea and United States Lead Eight Qualifying Teams for the 2018 UL International Crown Japan, England, Australia, Thailand, Sweden and Chinese Taipei also qualify for the elite biennial team competition. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 4, 2018 – There were no changes at the top of the standings on Monday when tournament hosts Republic… read more
March 7, 2018
Strategic cooperation between UL and the LIA for luminaire testing and certification
The UK’s lighting industry trade body, the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and UL have announced a new agreement aimed to establish a strong collaboration between the two organisations that will simplify the testing and certification services for UK lighting manufacturers wishing to achieve third party testing and approval. The agreement is not limited to safety… read more