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Dec 23, 2014, 07:00 ET

Power Matters Alliance Approves UL As Its Sole Certification Lab In Taiwan

 UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, today announced that its laboratory in Taiwan is accredited by the Power...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:33 ET

UL Expands Plastics Certification Program with New RoHS Compliant and Non-Halogenated Certification Ratings

 UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today it has expanded its Plastics Certification Program to include...

Dec 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

UL Japan launches KDDI-accredited testing service for LTE-device verification

 UL Japan, a subsidiary of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced the launch of its LTE-device verification and evaluation testing service,...

Dec 15, 2014, 16:25 ET
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UL Provides Tips to Keep Families and Homes Safe During Holiday Celebrations

 More than 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating resulted in emergency room visits in 2012, according to the U.S. Consumer Product...

Dec 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

UL and Mother Nature Network Team Up to Launch New Digital Destination for Safety and Healthy Living

 Global safety science leader UL has teamed up with leading environmental news and information media company Mother Nature Network (MNN) to...

Nov 25, 2014, 09:30 ET

UL begins work on utility meter standard for Canada

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is pleased to announce that Canadian stakeholders, with the assistance of UL technical experts, are set to begin...

Nov 20, 2014, 18:26 ET
Carlos Correia has been appointed as UL's new President of Supply Chain & Sustainability.

UL Announces Carlos Correia as New President for Supply Chain & Sustainability Business

 UL, a global safety science organization, has announced the appointment of Carlos Correia as president of its global Supply Chain &...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Study Proves the Influence of Green Product Claims on Purchase Intent and Brand Perception

 UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories) Supply Chain & Sustainability, announced today that it has published a...

Nov 14, 2014, 10:00 ET
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UL Information & Insights Launches Online Marketplace for Dietary Supplement Industry

Information & Insights, a division of the global safety science leader UL, introduces UL ClearView, an online platform designed to help dietary...

Nov 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

UL Executives to Attend APEC CEO Summit Nov. 9-10

 UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, will be well represented overseas when some of its executives head east to...

Nov 03, 2014, 11:37 ET
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UL Announces GREENGUARD Gold Certification for RH Baby & Child Furniture

UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, today announced that RH Baby & Child household children's furniture products...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:47 ET

UL Signals Strategic Expansion into Performance Benchmarking Services with Futuremark Acquisition

Purchase accelerates UL's expansion into software-based testing services for computers, mobile devices and consumer electronics  UL, a...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

UL Standards Celebrates 10 Years of Collaboration

 UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, has announced today that it is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its online...

Oct 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Escape Hook

The following is a notification from UL that the escape hook identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark. The escape hook has not been evaluated...

Oct 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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UL and NAAEE Announce UL Innovative Education Award Program to Advance Environmental and STEM Education

Throughout history, talented scientists and innovators have helped to move humanity forward. As modern changes in our environment threaten our...

Oct 06, 2014, 09:00 ET

UL Acquires Advanced Furniture Testing

 UL, a global safety science leader, acquired today Advanced Furniture Testing, a Holland, Mich.-based privately held firm that provides...

Sep 16, 2014, 15:07 ET
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UL Introduces New WERCSmart Conflict Minerals Platform to Meet Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Requirements

UL's Information & Insights (I&I) division has a comprehensive lineup of supply chain information, tools and subject-matter experts that...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:00 ET

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Portable Battery Packs

The following is a notification from UL that the portable battery packs identified below are provided with an unauthorized UL Mark for the United...

Aug 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Photovoltaic Panels

The following is a notification from UL that the photovoltaic panel identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada....

Aug 11, 2014, 09:00 ET
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UL Environment Teams Up with Green Endeavor to Green Industrial Cleaning

UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and Green Endeavor Inc. (GEI) today announced the launch of a collaboration...