December 5, 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 UL is now 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 manufacturers demonstrate product sustainability while enabling end-users… read more
October 30, 2018

UL Introduces UL 4041 to Provide Rigorous Outdoor Furniture Safety Certification Document that Helps Advance Product Quality, Mitigate Risk

MARIETTA, GA., October 16, 2018 — In response to a growing number of incidents and injuries that occur each year with outdoor furniture usage, UL today announced the development of a rigorous science-based safety certification document for outdoor furniture to help retailers and consumers identify safer furniture. Data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission reveals… read more
October 30, 2018

UL Expands Automotive Test Portfolio with Additional Emissions Testing in their Performance Materials Labs in Krefeld (Germany) and Melville (U.S.)

Expansion offers more comprehensive solutions to both Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier Suppliers UL has expanded its automotive testing service with additional test methods for the analysis of emissions from polymeric component parts. The new methods in UL´s service portfolio include: VDA 270; Determination of the odor characteristics of trim materials in motor vehicles;… read more
October 2, 2018
UL Announces Agreement to Add EPDItaly Products to SPOT™ Online Database
MILAN, September 27th, 2018 — UL’s Environment division has announced that Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) certified by EPDItaly will be featured on UL’s SPOT™ database, the world’s largest, credible web-based source for product sustainability information. SPOT features nearly 100,000 credible green products families and facilitates their selection for the design community, professional purchasers and others… read more
July 26, 2018
Manufacturers have a partner in market competitiveness
Glem Gas, S.p.A — an example of how UL strategically helps manufacturers get safer products to market faster. Founded in 1959, Glem Gas S.p.A, makes the kind of stylish, beautiful appliances that we expect from Italy. Their products marry Italian tradition with technological innovation worldwide. Glem Gas, S.p.A. sells its products globally, a challenge for… read more
May 31, 2018
UL expands chemical and sustainability capabilities with new state-of-the-art laboratory in the European region
We are expanding our service capabilities in our Cabiate, Italy lab, and are pleased to announce the opening of a new indoor air quality laboratory. With the increasing complexity of the regulatory landscape in Europe and around the world, there is a growing need for VOC emissions testing and validation. In an effort to meet… read more
February 13, 2018
UL and USGBC Announce Strategic Collaboration to Help Architects and Designers Find Products that Contribute to LEED v4 Requirements
MARIETTA, Ga., February 1, 2018– UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, today announced a collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to develop digital tools that help architects, designers and buyers identify products in UL’s SPOT™ database that contribute to LEED v4 requirements (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The collaboration advances… read more
February 1, 2018
UL opens Center of Excellence laboratory for appliances, lighting and HVAC in Carugate
January 24, 2018
A new dedicated standard for access control systems for improved building access control in the United Kingdom
October 16, 2017
UL Environment and Italian Program Operator EPDItaly announce agreement of mutual recognition for EPDs
UL Environment and EPDItaly, founder of the only Italian Program Operator, have recently signed an agreement of mutual recognition of EPDs (Environmental Product Declaration) for construction products and building services. Mutual recognition of verified EPDs means that EPDs issued by both US and Italian program operators are accepted mutually without further verification. Both UL and… read more