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October 18th, 2017
New Seminar: Plastics in Electrical and Electronics 2017

Join us for a FREE one-day educational seminar, Plastics in Electrical and Electronics, co-presented by UL and Kingfa. This exclusive event is on Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 at the UL International GmbH office in Frankfurt, Germany. Get the latest insights from industry experts from around the world. The seminar will be followed by a networking… read more

July 26th, 2017
Curious about the UL Blue Card for AM? Watch the video!

Earlier this year, UL introduced the Blue Card for AM materials. Also known as the Blue Card Program, this industry-leading service enables customers to have published data that facilitates pre-selection of 3D printed materials and components for use in various end products. It defines the requirements necessary to recognize plastics intended for 3D printing, proving… read more

June 19th, 2017
UL’s Performance Materials Lab in Krefeld approved by Volkswagen as Certified Lab for Materials Testing

UL has been approved by Volkswagen AG as a certified laboratory for materials testing. The approval is granted to UL’s Krefeld, Germany Performance Materials Testing Lab for numerous test methods, which include environmental, surface, mechanical, burning behavior, media resistance and textile testing for selected interior and exterior parts and components. The VW approval adds to UL’s growing… read more

May 24th, 2017
An Easier Path to the NOM Mark

The expertise of UL Mexico meets the flexibility of global testing Historically, manufacturers wishing to sell products in Mexico could only obtain the NOM Mark by sending samples to an accredited lab in Mexico. UL Mexico has been accredited and approved by the Mexican Authorities to grant the use of this mark, but we understood… read more

May 22nd, 2017
UL Debuts New Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (“Blue Card Program”) at RAPID 2017

UL took advantage of its time at the recent RAPID + TCT Conference to introduce the new Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (Blue Card Program). Specifically targeting materials for 3D printing, this new program serves as an extension of UL’s existing Plastics Recognition Program (Yellow Card Program). Whether in meetings at on the exhibition floor,… read more

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

April 19th, 2017
UL Introduces New Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (“Blue Card Program”)

UL, a global safety science organization, today announced a new Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (Blue Card Program). Specifically targeting materials for 3D printing, this new program serves as an extension of UL’s existing Plastics Recognition Program (Yellow Card Program). Unlike traditional manufacturing, such as injection molding, the 3D printing process introduces variability which significantly… read more

April 19th, 2017
UL’s Performance Materials Division Introduces New Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (“Blue Card Program”)

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 19, 2017 —UL, a global safety science organization, today announced a new Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (Blue Card Program).  Specifically targeting materials for 3D printing, this new program serves as an extension of UL’s existing Plastics Recognition Program (Yellow Card Program). Unlike traditional manufacturing, such as injection molding, the 3D printing… read more

June 4th, 2014
Recycled Plastics

For over a century, UL has been helping customers bring safe products to the marketplace.  In today’s market, manufacturers are continually finding ways to use more eco-friendly materials to manufacture their products, which includes recycled plastics.  However, the safety, on-going quality, and percent or type of recycled materials is often questioned and difficult to validate…. read more