October 15th, 2018

October 9-10th the CEN/TC 207/WG9 “Test Methods” and CEN/TC 207/WG1 “Requirements” Meetings took place in Berlin.

As an active player among international technical committees, UL attended the CEN/TC 207/WG9 “Test Methods” and CEN/TC 207/WG1 “Requirements” meetings , October 9th and 10th in Berlin and we want  to share some of the relevant items for the furniture industry: For CEN/TC 207/WG9 we discussed: the new version of EN 1022 “Domestic furniture. Seating…. read more

September 14th, 2018

UL and AHFA Announce that Ashley Furniture, Hooker Furniture, Samson Marketing and Sauder Woodworking Have Successfully Completed the New Stability Verified Program, Making Stability Verified Furniture Easier to Identify.

UL has partnered with the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA)  in creating a “Product Stability UL Verified” Mark. This Mark will help consumers identify products with stability marketing claims verified by UL. For participating companies, UL evaluates their in-house stability testing process as well as individual furniture pieces. The participating AHFA member companies, Ashley Furniture,… read more

September 10th, 2018

Have You Heard About the Newly Released Standard by BIFMA for Occasional-Use Seating?

The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has recently released a new safety and performance standard, BIFMA X6.4-2018 for Occasional Use Seating. The BIFMA Board of Directors observed the need for this new standard to align with market expectations for seating products designed for less frequent use. The X6.4-2018 standard defines the specific tests, laboratory equipment,… read more

July 12th, 2018
Join UL’s presentation: Test Machines Data Acquisition Capabilities at HFMSE (Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo)
July 2nd, 2018
GSA Study of High-Performance Buildings Finds They Deliver Cost Savings and Occupant Satisfaction
June 25th, 2018
Will China’s Restrictions on Recycling Imports Spur Circular Economy Efforts?
June 21st, 2018
NeoCon 2018 Wrap-Up
June 6th, 2018
Product circularity minimizes waste and carbon emissions from cradle to grave
June 6th, 2018
New UL SPOT includes enhanced search features, collaborative virtual workspaces and our new BIM Tools
June 5th, 2018
Measuring Carbon Reduction from Disposal Alternatives: How Zero Waste Reduces GHG Emissions