We will be attending the ABC Kids Expo on October 18th – October 21st in Las Vegas. The ABC Kids Expo is held in the Las Vegas Convention Center and will have over 12,000 attendees, 3232 booths, and people from 65 different countries. Our team will be at booth #4543 promoting our performance and durability testing services for the juvenile and children’s products industry. We hope to see you there!
- The EPA has released an interim recommendation list of specification standards and ecolabels that are approved for use by federal purchasers. We are happy to share that UL Environment’s GREENGUARD and ECOLOGO standards, as well as other standards UL Environment certifies to such as BIFMA level, NSF 332, and EPEAT, are referenced for a variety of building materials, furniture, custodial products, and electronics.
FTC Cracks Down on Deceptive Certification Marks: Is Your Certification Communicating Credibility or Could it Land You in Hot Water?Anatomy of a UL Environment Certification Mark:In a groundbreaking statement, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has underscored that all certification marks are not created equal – sending a powerful message to manufacturers and certifiers about the role of vague ecolabels in Greenwashing.
Manufacturing Day is designed to expand the community’s knowledge and improve the general perception of manufacturing careers and the value they add to our economy. There are over 1500 events throughout the country to celebrate for Manufacturing Day and modern manufacturing. At Vincennes University in Jasper IN, there is a Manufacturing Day event that will showcase several local manufacturing companies who will be illustrating the intricacies of their products. Come visit Brian Truelove (our Jasper laboratory manager) at UL’s table, to see how furniture testing is conducted and how we help furniture manufacturers make world class products.
When: Thursday, October 1, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Where: Vincennes University – Jasper Campus in the Center of Technology, Innovation & Manufacturing
- UL has added several International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) testing protocols to our services, so that retailers and manufacturers can assess the security of their goods in transit. UL can now perform eight tests for product packaging to help retailers and manufacturers reduce product loses and product claims, save money by avoiding product losses, and reduce customer complaints from damaged products.