Furnishings Focus Blog

Find everything you need to know about furniture testing right here. UL is closely connected with the furniture industry and latest developments with test standards and requirements.


UL Furniture & Bedding Sponsoring SEFA’s Annual Meeting & Trade Show from November 4 – 6

Visit UL at the SEFA (Scientific Equipment & Furniture Association) Annual Meeting on November 4 – 6 at the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Florida. On the SEFA website, you can find a detailed schedule with daily events and other details. We hope to see you there! If you would like to speak with a member of our sales team who is attending the show, please contact them using the information below: Joe Lagrow Email: Joseph. [...]

UL Furniture & Bedding’s Ribbon Cutting Event Covered in Holland Sentinel’s Sunday Paper

On September 2nd, 2015, our furniture testing lab held a grand opening in Holland, MI. Local businesses and furniture industry participants toured the lab and partook in the ribbon cutting proceedings. Safety testing giant opens furniture testing facility, an article published by Justine McGuire on October 3rd, 2015 discusses UL's acquisition of Advanced Furniture Testing and the benefits to furniture industry players in West Michigan. [...]

Grand Opening Covered by Grand Rapids Press

On September 2nd, 2015, our grand opening was held in Holland, MI. We were pleased to have local business and furniture industry participants join in the celebration. On September 14, 2015, Grand Rapids Press covered the event in their article, Safety testing giant opens flagship furniture lab in West Michigan. [...]

Grand Opening Covered by the Grand Rapids Business Journal

We held our grand opening and ribbon cutting in Holland, MI on September 2nd, 2015., joining local businesses and furniture manufacturers in celebrating our North American Center of Excellence. Our event was also covered by local news sources. [...]

UL Hosts Grand Opening Event at Furniture Center of Excellence in Holland, Michigan

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Lab Tours will celebrate the acquisition of Advanced Furniture Testing on September 2, 2015. HOLLAND, Mich. August 13, 2015 – UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and lab tours to officially open UL’s Furniture Center of Excellence in Holland, Mich. [...]

Modern Office Furniture Enabling a Mobile Workplace

Take a peek at our new blog, Inside UL, and see how today's modern office furniture allows the workplace environment to become dynamic. Recent studies have found health risks associated with long stretches of sedentary time, especially with the office structure of old. Now, office workers can offset their sedentary time by changing their positions more frequently with the influx of mobile friendly office furniture. [...]

UL Furniture & Bedding will be attending Furniture Today’s Bedding Conference in Championsgate, Florida from May 12 – 14

UL Furniture & Bedding will be attending the 2015 Bedding Conference this year. The event will take place on May 12 – 14 at the Omni Orlando Resort in Champiosngate Florida. It will attract many global leaders from the mattress industry and event attendees span from retailers, producers, and suppliers. [...]