Ballerup, Denmark, September 20, 2017 — Manufacturers of appliances that burn gaseous fuels now have a new option when seeking market access into Europe. In order to enter the European market, products must meet the Gas Appliances Directive (GAD) – 2009/142/EC. The GAD provides access to the European market for manufacturers of appliances and fittings… read more
NORTHBROOK, Ill., August 24, 2017 —UL, a global safety science organization, today announced that it acquired AE Performance Testing Lab, the testing services business of AE srl – Appliances Engineering, headquartered in Varese, Italy. AE srl – Appliances Engineering will continue to operate independently as an R&D enterprise under current leadership. AE Performance Testing Lab… read more
New UL Verified Mark provides peace of mind to industry professionals and end users Roberto Inclinati and Markus Hegi signed the agreement on April 10th in Basel UL and Relux Informatik AG, a company focused on the development, production and marketing of lighting planning and product presentation software, today announced the signing of their agreement,… read more
UL Offers Industry’s First Certification Program for BIFMA Performance Standards
UL is now offering the first and only program that certifies that a product meets BIFMA performance standards for furniture.
Learning the Rules – New EPA Formaldehyde Regulations Formaldehyde is used in adhesives used to make composite wood products including hardwood plywood, medium density fiberboard (MDF) and particleboard. These materials are used in a wide range of indoor products, thus, formaldehyde is emitted from products such as furniture, flooring, cabinets and building materials. Exposure to… read more
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) proposed changes to seven EN furniture standards at the end of 2015. While the current standards are still valid until they are withdrawn, manufacturers will want to be aware of the changes to the standards and can begin testing to them at anytime. The new standards include newer test… read more