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
February 2, 2018
UL opens new Centre 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 centre 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
January 24, 2018
A new dedicated standard for access control systems for improved building access control in the United Kingdom
UL 293 is the first standard of its kind developed specifically for use in the United Kingdom (UK)