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February 23rd, 2018
UL leading development of UL / ANSI standard for 3D printer emissions testing and evaluation

UL’s  not-for-profit Chemical Safety Research Group has been studying the  indoor air quality impact of 3D Printing. The research that was done jointly with the Georgia Institute of Technology focused on the characterization of ultrafine particle and chemical emissions during operation of the devices.  A Summit in 2017 brought academic and government researchers and policy… read more

February 22nd, 2018
Accelerate Efficiency in Your Battery Charger Certifications

Global bundles available for EV and industrial chargers With battery use becoming commonplace, the need for battery chargers is increasing.  UL tests to help ensure compliance and provides an unparalleled assurance, confidence and a competitive edge in the marketplace. By bundling your North American (UL Mark) and international safety (CB Scheme) certifications, you access the… read more

February 1st, 2018
UL Opens Center of Excellence Laboratory for Appliances, Lighting and HVAC in Carugate, Italy

MILAN/ CARUGATE, February 1, 2018 — UL, a global safety science organization, today celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Carugate-based center of excellence: a new laboratory for testing lighting, appliances, HVAC and gas products and equipment. The opening highlight was an official ceremony, in which the Mayor of the city of Carugate – Mr… read more

January 16th, 2018
Retail Performance Testing: UL Launches a new Laboratory in Allentown, PA

As part of a continued effort to diversify the portfolio of performance testing services offered to our clients, the UL Performance team located in Allentown, PA is pleased to announce the addition of a full-service laboratory designed to assist and support the evaluation and testing needs of UL’s retail clients. Initially focused on the performance… read more

December 12th, 2017
CPSC Recalls More Personal e-Mobility Devices

When one type of Personal e-Mobility Devices, the hoverboard, first entered the market in 2015, they were a big hit with consumers; however, these devices quickly became safety hazards. Numerous reports of fires that ignited while charging the units led to a major recall and warnings from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and recommendations… read more

September 15th, 2017
Lumen Insights Issue 3 2017

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Get insightful news on upcoming training opportunities for the lighting industry, ENERGY STAR® program updates, and much more. In this Issue: Promoting Safety in Electric Signs for Over 100 Years Spotlight: Letter From Roberto Inclinati Upcoming UL Education & Training for the Lighting Industry Brighter Lights on Global Safety:… read more

July 17th, 2017
Photovoltaic Services from UL

The global solar market continues to grow and, as a result, manufacturers of photovoltaic (PV) products face mounting pressure to increase efficiency, decrease costs, and bring products to market as quickly as possible. To further compound these challenges, many quality/compliance labs are struggling to keep pace. Outsourcing these services to a trusted third party like… 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

December 15th, 2016
ICPHSO 2017 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium, February 20-23, Orlando

UL experts will be on-hand to discuss your product quality and safety needs at the ICPHSO 2017 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium, taking place February 20–23, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel, Orlando, Florida. Employing a collaborative approach, UL works closely with clients to create a customized program of quality assurance services to… read more

December 1st, 2016
PV Testing with a Trusted Partner

As the solar market continues to grow, manufacturers face mounting pressure to shorten product development while also decreasing time to market. Global customers are demanding safer, more efficient and more cost effective solar technology but, when paired with managing reputational risks, these demands are becoming increasingly challenging for manufacturers. In particular, quality/compliance labs often struggle… read more