Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL)

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Inverter Testing/Certification bolsters grid interconnectivity.

Aiming to increase intelligence, safety, and reactivity of grid interconnection, Advanced Inverter Testing and Certification Program utilizes UL 1741 Supplement A (SA) to test and certify inverters and other utility interconnected distributed generation (DG) equipment for grid support functions. Smart, reactive control of DG supports ongoing modernization of grids utilizing increasing levels of...

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UL Report and Video on "Energy and the Smart Grid Home" as Presented at CES 2012 Now Available for Free Download

NORTHBROOK, Ill. - WHO: UL, (Underwriters Laboratories), a world leader in advancing safety, in collaboration with industry leaders such as LG, Phillips, Panasonic and the EPA. WHAT: The availability of Energy and the Smart Grid Home - Insights from 2012 CES" -- a downloadable post-show report and video providing perspectives from industry and government thought leaders on how they envision the...

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UL International (UK) Ltd. Appointed as Notified Body to the European PPE Directive for Personal Flotation Devices

UL Expands Service Offerings to include European Testing & Certification, increasing Global Market Access RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- UL, a world leader in advancing safety, 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...

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Service identifies business strengths/areas for improvement.

UL ClearView(TM) third-party business improvement solution service utilizes set of business performance drivers relevant to all firms and streamlined methodology that provides clear metrics to gauge performance against clauses and sub-clauses of various standards of ISO. Implemented alone or in conjunction with other management system standards, it provides pre-audit assessment gap analyses and...

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Testing Services target copper cabling products.

Performance Testing Services are available to TIA/EIA 568B.2 Addendum 10 as well as Technical Systems Bulletin TSB-155, entitled Guidelines for Assessment and Mitigation of Installed Cat 6 Cabling to Support 10GBase-T. Offerings include all applicable alien measurements as required by standard, which can provide critical performance information. Options are available for either performance...

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UL Collaborates with Agilis to Simplify Chemical Material and Ingredient Sourcing

A new e-commerce solution expedites the secure sourcing of materials and ingredients from participating suppliers NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a leading safety science company, announced today a collaboration with Agilis Chemicals. The collaboration leverages UL Prospector®, a leading search engine for chemical materials and ingredients and Agilis' e-commerce...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

UL Acquires HOMER Energy

Acquisition expands UL's portfolio of services in the distributed energy market NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a global safety science leader, announced the acquisition of Boulder, Colorado-based HOMER Energy, the world leader in modeling and optimization software for microgrids. The acquisition combines UL's experience and recognized thought leadership in solar,...

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New UL Customer Service Center in Houston to Support The Oil and Gas Industry in Elevating Safety Levels

Customer service center in the energy capital of the world to address safety, environmental and system solutions for the energy, oil and gas industries Houston, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a leading global safety science company, has officially opened a new hazardous locations customer service center at 4702 North Sam Houston Parkway, Suite #100 in Houston. The new facility, a first for...

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New UL Edmonton Customer Service Center and Laboratory in Western Canada to Accelerate Manufacturing and Supply Chain Safety

Facility addresses full-service safety and environmental solutions for the oil and gas industry and equipment installed in potentially explosive atmospheres with an expanded footprint marking UL's 99-year presence in Canada EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a leading global safety science company, today officially opened a new hazardous locations customer service center...

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UL Establishes New Electric Vehicle Battery Laboratory To Advance Battery, Charging Systems Safety

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a leading global safety science organization, announced that it is establishing a large-scale electric vehicle (EV) battery laboratory to support the growing EV market. To be fully operational by April 2020 and located in Changzhou, China, the facility will be one of the most advanced in the world and provide comprehensive EV battery...

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UL Officially Opens Expanded Hazardous Locations Lab to Accelerate Manufacturing and Supply Chain Safety

Largest facility of its type in North America addresses safety testing and certification for equipment installed in potentially explosive atmospheres NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a leading global safety science company, today officially opened its newly expanded hazardous locations (HazLoc) testing and certification laboratory. Located at UL's global headquarters...

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UL and BIMsmith Partner to Offer Turnkey Access to Dependable Building Product Performance and Sustainability Data

Using BIMsmith, architects and designers can discover and specify products directly in their virtual design tools, saving time and resources Atlanta, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, the developer of SPOT®,  today announced a partnership with BIMsmith®, a cloud platform for architects and building design professionals, to collaborate and develop a sustainable product database that will...

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UL Opens New Building Envelope Test Facility for Construction Industry in Toronto

UL CLEB expands building envelope services to Toronto TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UL is expanding its services for the building envelope and building sciences market with today's opening of its newest facility in Toronto. UL now offers additional building science and building envelope testing services to the Canadian market. UL CLEB, a UL company, is a leading Canadian building...

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UL Launches Solar Inspection Certificate Service for Small PV Power Plants

NORTHBROOK, Illinois, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UL LLC (Underwriters Laboratories) announces a new offering of a PV Power Plant Certificate: a solar plant verification and inspection service for photovoltaic (PV) power plants for commercial and industrial to large megawatt-scale projects. UL now offers this service to solar plant developers, owners and financiers as an affordable option...

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