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UL is present for you all around the world, with local expertise and support, as well as access to our global network of world-class labs and expert engineers

The company of engineers

For over 100 years, expert UL engineers and labs have been delivering valuable insights into the ever-changing landscape and future course of consumer technology, regulations and market trends. Today, the UL brand is known and trusted around the globe as a leading force in the research and development of regulatory standards across a wide spectrum of industries, including consumer technology.

UL certifies, validates, tests, inspects, audits, advises and trains, and helps customers navigate growing complexities across the supply chain, from compliance and regulatory issues to trade challenges and market access. In this way, we deliver peace of mind to facilitate global trade. The UL Consumer Technology service spectrum ranges across advisory services and testing to inspection and certification for technology-driven companies.

All of our services include privileged access to our expert engineering resources

Testing & certification

UL currently partners with leading enterprises worldwide to test and confirm products for safety, interoperability, performance and energy efficiency, and other business needs, to achieve:

  • Global Market Access
  • Applicable certifications
  • Country-specific regulatory compliance
  • Independent, third-party due diligence

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Early engagement design support

UL guides and supports the development of new products – at mature companies or start-ups – in critical areas such as:

  • Choosing the most suitable components/materials
  • Reducing overall development time and costs
  • Complying with applicable consumer protection rules


Advisory services

UL global entry advisory services accelerate and simplify safe-product development and deployment, by helping manufacturers understand global regulatory requirements. Knowing in advance what is needed now means reducing eventual – and higher – future costs. UL also advises on key issues such as:

  • Design-flaw avoidance/mitigation
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain management
  • Customer satisfaction


Education & training programs

UL shares its knowledge and experience through a suite of education and training programs focusing on industry-applicable topics, available as:

  • Open, public workshops
  • Private and/or customised on-site workshops
  • Web-based programmes



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