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Join UL in Jasper, IN, for a National Manufacturing Day Event on October 1st

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. [...]

UL’s Jasper, Indiana Lab Received A2LA Accreditation for ANSI/BHMA Services

UL’s Furniture testing facility in Jasper, IN, is now one of three test labs in the United States approved by Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA), and one of two test labs that is A2LA accredited to perform BHMA testing. As of August 2015, our lab can conduct 14 tests within ANSI/BHMA A156.9-2010. [...]

UL Furniture & Bedding Division Hosts Event and Lab Tour for BIFMA X5.1 Meeting Attendees

During the BIFMA X5.1 Chair Meeting, held from May 13th – 14th at Kimball International in Jasper, Indiana, UL welcomed meeting attendees to an event and lab tour of UL’s nearby testing facility. It was a pleasure to host the BIFMA meeting's attendees and show them our testing technologoy and capabilities. [...]

UL Acquires Advanced Furniture Testing

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Oct. 6, 2014– UL, a global safety science leader, acquired today Advanced Furniture Testing, a Holland, Mich. [...]