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November 28th, 2018
UL is Now an Accredited Third-Party Certification Body for FEMB level Certification to Help European Manufacturers Demonstrate Product Sustainability

New Program Provides An Umbrella Certification Scheme While Also Accounting for Country-Specific Schemes  Cabiate (CO), Italy, November 28, 2018 — today UL announced it is an accredited independent third-party certification body in accordance to FEMB level, the European program for sustainability certification of office and contract furniture in interiors. Through FEMB level, UL can now help European… read more

October 15th, 2018
October 9-10th the CEN/TC 207/WG9 “Test Methods” and CEN/TC 207/WG1 “Requirements” Meetings took place in Berlin.

As an active player among international technical committees, UL attended the CEN/TC 207/WG9 “Test Methods” and CEN/TC 207/WG1 “Requirements” meetings , October 9th and 10th in Berlin and we want  to share some of the relevant items for the furniture industry: For CEN/TC 207/WG9 we discussed: the new version of EN 1022 “Domestic furniture. Seating…. read more

September 13th, 2018
Horticultural Lighting Conference 2018

Date: October 9, 2018 Location: Hilton Downtown Portland, OR The Horticultural Lighting Conference travels to Portland, Oregon in 2018 to explore the use of horticultural lighting in the North American grower and manufacturer markets. Connecting research and technology to end user applications, the Horticultural Lighting Conference’s U.S. edition focuses on the latest trends, techniques and… read more

September 10th, 2018
Have You Heard About the Newly Released Standard by BIFMA for Occasional-Use Seating?

The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has recently released a new safety and performance standard, BIFMA X6.4-2018 for Occasional Use Seating. The BIFMA Board of Directors observed the need for this new standard to align with market expectations for seating products designed for less frequent use. The X6.4-2018 standard defines the specific tests, laboratory equipment,… read more

July 31st, 2018
UL-AU Mark for Australia – Manufacturers Benefit From Improved Access and Speed to Market

Manufacturers in Australia or those selling into the Australian market now have a more convenient certification option via the new UL Mark for Australia. This new country Mark communicates a product’s compliance with Australian safety requirements and allows customers to easily bundle the UL-AU Mark with UL Marks for other relevant geographies. When there are… read more

July 23rd, 2018
China Seminar Recap – What Manufacturers Need to Know Regarding Iron Valves & Fittings

UL hosted two seminars the week of July 9 in China discussing total certification and testing requirements for ductile iron valve and fitting manufacturers. The seminars were located in Weifang city, Shandong province & Taigu county, Shanxi province with over 70 attendees combined. The audience left the meeting with an understanding of the following topics: NSF… read more

July 17th, 2018
Lumen Insights Issue 2 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Lighting Industry updates from UL. Lumen Insights is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability lighting trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: A New Dedicated Standard for Flashlights… read more

July 17th, 2018
Appliance Advisor Issue 2 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Appliance, HVAC/R and Water industry updates from UL. Appliance Advisor is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: Cooling Towers: Preventing Legionnaires… read more

July 16th, 2018
Saudi Arabia, SASO Quality Mark – SQM Mandatorily Required for Gas Appliances

By: Federico Picco / UL Saudi Regulatory Program Expert As a result of the mandatory implementation of the SASO Technical Regulation for Gas Appliances and their Accessories, No. 04-03-16-156 surveillance on the market has now become strict. Saudi Customs are blocking the shipments of gas appliances entering Saudi Arabia unless marked by the SASO Quality… read more

July 16th, 2018
Saudi Arabia, Energy Efficiency – New Standard for Motors

By: Federico Picco / UL Saudi Regulatory Program Expert  Most recently, The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) published new Energy Efficiency (EE) standards for Saudi Arabia related to single speed, three-phase cage induction motors. This new standard is now based on IEC 60034-30-1: 2014, covers a wider scope and introduces the “exempted” category… read more