Door, Gate, Window Operators and Systems Industry – Experience and Service for Global Market Success

Door, Gate, Window Operators and Systems are continuously advancing and becoming more complex. Gone are the days of a standard motor with a simple switch and relay to actuate the door and gate. The industry is moving at a very fast pace technically, and new regulations are always being developed in the US, Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and other locations across the globe. UL is at the forefront of these technical and regulatory advancements. We participate in US and International Standards Panels that help shape the industry. We work with manufacturers to help them understand their opportunities and to help facilitate success throughout the entire development process.

UL’s dedicated staff have expertise working with manufacturers, component suppliers, AHJs, and code authorities. We work closely with industry trade organizations (including IDEA and DASMA), and we collaborate with industry at tradeshows and technical conferences where we also present technical and roundtable discussions. We also work with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and lead the UL 325 Standards Technical Panels (STP).Our knowledge and understanding of the industry all work to your benefit as UL’s engineers expertly guide you through the certification process.

At UL, we further support the access systems industry’s drive to produce safer, quality products with certification to UL 325, UL 2593 and CSA C22.2 No. 247 for North America. We can also verify compliance with IEC and other global and regional safety regulations. Our services help manufacturers and installers manage risk, facilitate fast access to the world markets, and provide a widely recognized and trusted differentiator—the UL Mark.

UL has expertise and serves on the IEC TC 61 MT 25 Committee, and we can evaluate and certify your products to the following IEC 60335 and BHMA Standards:

  • Part 2-95: Particular requirements for drives for vertically moving garage doors for residential use
  • Part 2-97: Particular requirements for drives for shutters, awnings, blinds and similar equipment
  • Part 2-103: Particular requirements for drives for gates, doors and windows
  • BHMA A156.10 – Power Operated Pedestrian Doors
  • BHMA A156.19 – Power Assist and Low Energy Power Operated Doors
  • BHMA A156.27 – Power and Manual Operated Revolving Pedestrian Doors

With so many advances in technology, choose UL as your partner to help ensure your company is ready in the ever-changing landscape of the Door, Gate, Window Operator and Systems industry.