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May 18th, 2017
UL’s Performance Materials Lab in Krefeld Approved By Volkswagen as Certified Lab for Materials Testing

Krefeld, Germany, May 17, 2017 – UL, a global safety science organization, has been approved by Volkswagen AG as a certified laboratory for materials testing. The approval is granted to UL’s Krefeld Performance Materials Testing Lab for numerous test methods, which include environmental, surface, mechanical, burning behavior, media resistance and textile testing for selected interior… read more

May 10th, 2017
UL LLC Receives DARPA Grant for Testing to Help Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks for Industrial IoT Gateways

Funding supports examination of challenges and process development to test IoT gateways for ICS applications NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 10, 2017 — UL, a global safety science organization, has received a grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for cybersecurity testing of Internet of Things (IoT) gateways for industrial control system (ICS) applications… read more

January 9th, 2017
AWS Truepower, a UL Company, Contributes to Large-Scale Latin American Interconnection Study

Company provides exhaustive renewable power dataset to model grid expansion scenarios for a continent-wide study across Central and South America NORTHBROOK, IL and ALBANY, NY – January 9, 2016 – AWS Truepower, a UL company and expert in renewable energy consulting and engineering services, participated in a continent-wide study that examined the viability of a… read more

July 13th, 2016
UL Launches Cybersecurity Assurance Program for Industrial Control Systems

New UL 2900-2-2 Standard Offers Testable Cybersecurity Criteria for Network-Connectable Factory Automation and Industrial Control Products & Systems NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 13, 2016 — UL a global safety science organization, announces its new Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) for industrial control systems. Using the new UL 2900-2-2 Standard, UL CAP for industrial control systems offers… read more

July 13th, 2016
Proliferation of Lithium-Ion Batteries and New Energy Storage Technology Applications Inspire New Safety Course at UL

As demand for and use of lithium-ion batteries increase and the shift towards residential and commercial energy storage is underway globally, organizations and individuals encounter various types of lithium-ion technology in more and more products every day. It is therefore essential that individuals and organizations manage risk and liabilities and plan for potential incidents. UL,… read more

June 13th, 2016
UL Receives Listing For Gas-Fired Equipment Field Evaluation Services In Alberta

UL is now listed on the Alberta STANDATA and authorized to deliver Field Evaluation services in Alberta for gas-fired equipment in the Oil and Gas sector Toronto, ON, June 8, 2016 — UL, a global safety science organization, today announced that it has been listed on the Alberta STANDATA as a preferred service provider to the Oil and… read more

May 11th, 2016
UL Certifies First Hoverboard to UL 2272 Standard

Ninebot achieves new safety certification for electrical system in self-balancing scooter NORTHBROOK,Ill., May 10, 2016—UL,a global safety science organization, today announced that it has issued the first safety certification to the UL 2272 safety requirements for electrical systems of self-balancing scooters (aka hoverboards) that was launched in February 2016.  After completing a construction evaluation, safety… read more

February 1st, 2016
UL Announces Availability of UL Certification for Hoverboards

New UL 2272 provides framework to evaluate, test, and certify self-balancing scooters NORTHBROOK, Ill., February 2, 2016 – UL, a leading global safety science organization, today announced that the company is now accepting product submittals of self-balancing scooters, also known as hoverboards, for construction evaluation, testing, and/or UL certification. UL will now be able to… read more

January 12th, 2016
UL Announces New Collaboration with Asociación Latinoamericana de Seguridad International, Inc. (ALAS)

Aim is to develop more robust standards and certification development processes On January 12, 2016, UL  announced a collaboration with ALAS (Asociación Latinoamericana de Seguridad International, Inc.), a well-respected organization in the security industry. ALAS is a not-for-profit corporation based in Miami, Fla. that promotes the growth and professionalization of the security industry through education, investigation,… read more

October 1st, 2015
UL Sustainability Certifications Recommended by EPA for Federal Purchases

The EPA has released an interim recommendation list of specification standards and ecolabels that are approved for use by federal purchasers.  We are happy to share that UL Environment’s GREENGUARD and ECOLOGO standards, as well as other standards UL Environment certifies to/registers products for such as BIFMA level, NSF 332, and IEEE 1680/EPEAT, are referenced… read more