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December 18th, 2018
A New Life for EV Batteries

After electric vehicle batteries have lost their zip, they can still be put to good use Electric vehicles (EVs) are the next generation of transportation, and UL wants to help manufacturers make sure the batteries that power these vehicles are used to their full potential. Today, rather than simply disposing of the batteries when they… read more

December 18th, 2018
Supporting the Future

UL is getting behind hydrogen fuel as an energy of the future Driving a hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicle offers several benefits. In addition to longer travel ranges and faster refueling than battery technology, these vehicles do not emit greenhouse gases and the only byproduct is water. There are already thousands of hydrogen-powered fuel cell… read more

December 18th, 2018
Safety in the Skies

UL’s new drone standard helps ensure battery safety Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, are growing in popularity and use. From search and rescue efforts to film and news broadcasts, an increasing number of drones are taking to the skies. Many of these drones rely on lithium-ion batteries as their power source, and now UL 3030,… read more

October 29th, 2018
From around UL: The Future is Automated

AUTOMATION ADDS EFFICIENCY, AND UL HELPS KEEP IT SAFE Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) have been used in industrial settings for a while and, as these technologies expand into commercial settings, safety remains important. From forklifts and tow trucks to warehouse pickers and food runners at restaurants, the applications for AGVs continue to grow. Complex navigation… read more

October 24th, 2018
Closing in on Faster Market Access

The advantages of UL Type Rating testing for enclosures. End users expect manufacturers to provide reliable performance with every product. In particular, enclosures play a critical role in protecting daily life, and UL can help you minimize risk and maximize trust in the marketplace with rigorous testing that enables you to have the correct Type… read more

October 24th, 2018
What’s Behind the Mark?

The UL Mark is globally recognized, and there’s a good reason for that. The UL Mark is simply the letters “UL” contained in a circle, but what it symbolizes is anything but simple. When you find the mark on any one of the millions of common electrical products or wiring devices – which includes the… read more

October 24th, 2018
Closing in on Faster Market Access

The advantages of UL Type Rating testing for enclosures. End users expect manufacturers to provide reliable performance with every product. In particular, enclosures play a critical role in protecting daily life, and UL can help you minimize risk and maximize trust in the marketplace with rigorous testing that enables you to have the correct Type… read more

September 7th, 2018
The Future is Automated

Automation adds efficiency, and UL helps keep it safe Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) have been used in industrial settings for a while and, as these technologies expand into commercial settings, safety remains important. From forklifts and tow trucks to warehouse pickers and food runners at restaurants, the applications for AGVs continue to grow. Complex navigation… read more

September 7th, 2018
Listen Now: Mitigate Cyber Risks Across the Connected Plant

Podcast: How to Build an Integrated Cybersecurity Program When it comes to cybersecurity, resources – including manpower and capital – are some of the largest factors preventing small and mid-sized plants from aggressively and consistently maintaining a necessary level of network protection. Ken Modeste, director of connected technologies at UL, joins Efficient Plant Magazine in… read more

September 7th, 2018
Accelerate Your Cyber Readiness

UL recognized as NCB and CBTL for IEC 62443 – Industrial Automation and Control Systems The growth of digitization in manufacturing and critical infrastructure demands that products become smarter and more interconnected. As a result, they also become more vulnerable to cyber threats. Network segmentation and firewalls for these components are no longer a sufficient… read more