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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

August 21st, 2018
Store and Dispense Cleaner and More Efficient Fuel

Revision to UL 87A provides third gasoline/ethanol blend option As our society becomes more environmentally conscious, the desire for cleaner air rises. A survey conducted by The American Lung Association, found that, “Americans overwhelmingly support strong limits on the amount of methane and other toxic pollution.” That coupled with the EPA program to reduce carbon… read more

August 21st, 2018
Safer Growing with Plant Oil Extraction Equipment Explosion Protection

HAL Extraction booth first to comply with UL 1389 – Class I, Division 1 and 2, Group D The use of essential oils from a variety of plant products in medical products, nutritional supplements and recreational products is rapidly increasing. As a result, manufacturers want to gain efficiencies while optimizing their growth. This puts a… read more

August 21st, 2018
Mitigate Electric Shock From Medical Electrical Equipment with UL 2930

Health Care Facilities can benefit from the newly published Listing Certification Outline of Investigation for Cord-and-Plug-Connected Health Care Facility Outlet Assemblies (HCOA) All electrical equipment has some risk of electrical shock associated with it, and in the case of medical electrical equipment, the risk may be greater since patients are connected to this equipment and… read more