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UL Announces New Streamlined Process for Safety Testing to UL 962 for Limited Production Commercial Displays

Northbrook, III - August 27, 2019 - UL, a global safety science leader, announced a new streamlined program for safety certification to UL 962, the Standard for Household and Commercial Furnishings. This program was specifically designed for manufacturers of custom commercial displays that have a short production cycle. Certification to UL 962 provides a thorough assessment of the electrical, mechanical and fire safety of products. [...]

UL and Wilger Testing Co., Inc. Join Efforts to Provide Safety Testing and Certification

The demand for safety evaluation and certification of commercial displays, point-of-sale items and motorized desks and other furnishings has significantly increased over the past several years. As local authorities and municipalities increasingly require manufacturers and retailers to obtain safety certification for these products used in public buildings, UL has involved strategic partners to meet the demand. UL has engaged Wilger Testing Co. [...]

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. [...]