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UL (Underwriters Laboratories) Articles

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Test & Measurement
4th March 2013
UL Leverages Power of Technical Data with Motor DNA

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) leverages technical data for global electronic motor manufacturer customers in its new state-of-the-art process called Motor DNA (Data Native Architecture). Motor DNA is a data-centric certification and reporting process for motor product safety evaluations.

Analysis
3rd October 2012
UL’s PV Installer Certification Earns Formal Endorsement

UL and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, announce an agreement to begin offering UL's Photovoltaic Installer Certification to IBEW members and the National Electrical Contractors Association.

Analysis
27th September 2012
Underwriters Laboratories Awards First-Ever Modular Data Center Safety Certification to IO

IO today announced its IO Anywhere product portfolio has been awarded the industry’s first-ever modular data center safety certification by UL. Achieving UL Listing marks a breakthrough for the modular data center industry as companies are now able to demonstrate product safety to customers with trusted, powerful proof.

Analysis
25th September 2012
UL Awards the First Uninterruptible Power Supply Product ENERGY STAR Certificate

UL recently announced that it awarded the first uninterruptible power supply ENERGY STAR certificate to APC by Schneider Electric. UL is the first third-party certification authority to award UPS products the ENERGY STAR certificate, which further establishes its status as a leader in the field of global energy efficiency and APC is the first manufacturer to obtain the UPS ENERGY STAR certificate by UL.

Analysis
24th September 2012
UL AQS Achieves Accreditation for Indoor Air Quality Emissions Testing

UL announced today that it has earned approval as the only U.S. commercial laboratory to provide laboratory testing for the Blue Angel Program’s newest standard for printers, copiers and multifunctional peripherals, RAL-UZ-171.

Analysis
19th September 2012
UL and AAMI to Develop Interoperability Standards

With the goal of improving patient safety and healthcare efficiency, AAMI and UL are joining forces to develop a suite of standards on medical device interoperability-one of the biggest challenges facing the modern healthcare community.

Analysis
14th July 2011
UL Announces Gitte Schjotz as New President for Europe and Latin America

UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a world leader in advancing safety, has announced the appointment of Gitte Schjotz as president of its operations in Europe and Latin America.

Analysis
14th July 2011
UL becomes first laboratory certified to provide water testing services in all 50 states

UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.), a global leader in water quality and safety, announced today that the company has become the first laboratory approved to conduct water testing services in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. UL's Alaska state certification will take effect July 1, allowing UL to offer approved water testing services across the entire United States.

Analysis
20th May 2011
UL Expands Water Testing Capabilities to Detect Chromium-6 Contamination

UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.), a world leader in advancing safety, is now offering municipalities and customers across the country access to its globally recognized testing and certification services to detect Chromium-6, also known as hexavalent chromium, in drinking water supplies.

Analysis
14th April 2011
UL Unveils New Testing Laboratory in India to Enhance Water Quality and Safety

UL, a world leader in advancing safety, announced the opening of its first facility dedicated to water testing and certification outside the United States. Located in Bangalore, India, it allows UL to offer a full portfolio of globally-recognized and trusted services to a key emerging market that is devoted to addressing sustainable water issues.

Analysis
17th March 2011
UL and ITI Help Chinese Manufacturers Prepare for the Innovative Hazard-based Safety Standard IEC62368-1

Underwriters Laboratories and U.S. Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) presented a seminar that introduces the new international standard IEC62368-1 to suppliers of ITE and A/V products, which helps Chinese manufacturers understand and prepare for the transition to this new hazard-based safety standard.

Analysis
17th March 2011
UL Expands Capabilities in Global Lighting Technology Market with Acquisition of Lighting Sciences, Inc.

UL announced today that it has acquired Lighting Sciences, Inc. (LSI), a leading provider of photometric testing services, test equipment, and advisory services in support of the growing Solid State Lighting (SSL) market.

Analysis
16th February 2011
UL unveils framework for certifying resiliency of network and data center products

UL, a world leader in advancing safety, today announced the release of a new framework for certifying the resiliency of network and data center products. UL 2825 marks the first deliverable in response to recently introduced U.S. legislation requiring independent certification of network and security-related product performance and protection.

Analysis
16th February 2011
UL International (UK) Ltd. appointed as notified body to the European PPE directive for personal flotation devices

UL today announced UL International (UK) Ltd. (UL UK) has been appointed as a notified body to the European Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE). UL UK is now notified as a testing and certification organization for personal flotation devices (PFD) including life jackets, vests, seat cushions, deck suits and all other flotation devices. The company can now offer CE Marking services for Europe in addition to the already well-established U...

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16th February 2011
UL Environment Expands Portfolio with Addition of GREENGUARD Certification Programs

UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), an independent product safety certification organization, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) to acquire AQS and its certifying body, the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute. AQS and GREENGUARD are the market leaders in North America for product emissions testing and third-party indoor air quality certification.

Analysis
21st January 2011
UL announces the certification of Whirlpool Corporation Products for lead-free verification

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global leader in drinking water safety and the systems that deliver it, announced today that Whirlpool Corporation has completed the certification program for lead-free verification of refrigeration products that demonstrates compliance with the Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act nationwide.

Analysis
21st January 2011
Ecotality's Blink EV Charging Station Earns the UL Mark

ECOtality announced today that the Company's BlinkTM Level 2 Home Charging Station has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Listing. The Blink Home Charger has been certified under UL Subject 2594 which is specific to Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), for both plug-in and hardwired models. In addition, the Blink Home Charger has been found to be compliant with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Federal Code of Regulation (CFR)...

Analysis
4th January 2011
Redesigned UL.com debuts

UL is debuting a redesigned corporate web site to reinforce our position as a facilitator of global market access and expert resource for product testing and certification, knowledge services, performance testing, and environmental assessment.

Analysis
4th January 2011
Underwriters Laboratories Expands Its Portfolio Of Marks For Fire Alarm, Fire Detection & Fire Resistance Products

Underwriters Laboratories announced today an expansion of its portfolio of Marks aimed at manufacturers of fire alarm, fire detection and fire resistance products interested in selling their products in the U.S., Canada, Europe and other applicable markets.

Analysis
7th December 2010
UL Provides Medical Industry With Quick Answers Regarding Conformity To IEC 60601 3rd Edition

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in product safety testing and certification, announced the release of an extensive resource that addresses more than 70 frequently asked questions regarding IEC 60601 3rd edition, which include the latest revisions to the internationally harmonized safety standard for electro-medical equipment.

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