June 24, 2020
Safety in a Pandemic
April 6, 2020
Data Acceptance Program Update Enables Remote Audits and Witnessed Testing
As a provider of essential services, UL remains open for business. We’ve put into place modified working arrangements under guidance from public health officials to help keep our employees, customers and communities safe as we continue to deliver critical services. While proactively evaluating our processes to meet the evolving needs of our customers, we have… read more
March 27, 2020
F-gases go, the fire danger comes
Nils Meinhardt, Global Business Development Manager HVAC, UL By 2025 at the latest, manufacturers will only be allowed to use refrigerants with a low global warming potential in air conditioning and refrigeration technology. However, many of these gases are flammable and for the first time require a precise risk analysis and possibly practical tests. The… read more
March 16, 2020
Exporting Heat to North America
Progetto Fuoco, the international tradeshow featuring manufacturing facilities and equipment for the production of heat and energy from wood combustion, took place in Verona on  February 19-22 gave UL the opportunity to expand our understanding of this sector. During this event, in our booth we introduced our services to as a global testing and certification… read more
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