October 3, 2017
Bringing clarity to the safety of cabling: UL Issues “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) Safety Certification to 3M’s AWM for Global Market
UL  has recently issued a “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) safety certification to 3M for Appliance Wiring Material (AWM) Styles 22088 and 22089 flat ribbon cable sold under the name 3M™ Round Conductor Flat, HF447 Series. There is often confusion around what “low smoke” and “halogen free” designations for cabling really means. However, when products… read more
September 25, 2017
UL Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition
UL has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) to help drive environmental and social responsibility throughout the supply chain
September 21, 2017
New UL Initiative Increases Supply Chain Transparency for Purchasers and Supports Manufacturer Efforts to Address Human Rights Abuses
MARIETTA, Ga., September 21, 2017 – UL Environment, a division of UL, LLC (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today they are collecting data to identify products made by manufacturers that have policies and procedures in place to protect against human rights abuses throughout their supply chain. This information is displayed as search… read more
September 11, 2017
New Certification Program Addresses IT and Communication Device Power Cabling Safety Challenges
NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 11, 2017 – To benefit end-product and cable manufacturers, brand owners, retailers, and end users, UL has launched a new safety certification program for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) power cables. These cables are used to power or charge IT and communication devices such as laptops, tablet computers, smart phones, power banks… read more
September 7, 2017
UL and GCC Laboratories Announce Joint Venture to Strengthen the Middle East’s Renewable Energy Infrastructure
Joint venture will operate as a UL and GCC Lab Company based in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Partnership will combine resources, knowledge and expertise to expand services to the region’s renewable energy market. DUBAI, Sept. 7, 2017 – Global safety science organization UL has announced a joint venture with Saudi-based GCC Lab aimed at strengthening the Middle… read more