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UL and Standard-Tech Establish Preferred Partnership to Provide UL Safety Certification for Furniture in China

UL, a global safety science leader, announced today that it has established a preferred partnership with Standard-Tech to provide manufacturers with the ability to test to UL Safety Standard UL 962 for household and commercial furnishings in China. Chinese furniture manufacturers gain local access to UL Certification Mark, increasing North American furniture market access Northbrook, IL June 3, 2014 – UL, a global safety science leader, announced today that it has established a preferred partnership with Standard-Tech to provide manufacturers with the ability to test to UL Safety Standard UL 962 for household and commercial furnishings in China. Now, Chinese furniture and component manufacturers pursing certification to UL 962 to verify that furniture and component products meet electrical, flammability and personal injury safety requirements, do not need to ship products to North America for testing and certification. [...]