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Whitepaper: Making Point-of-Sale and Commercial Displays Safe for Retailers and Consumers

This UL white paper discusses the general safety issues related to displays used in retail and commercial settings, and the importance of selecting displays that have been evaluated and certified for their intended use. The paper begins with an overview of the expanded use of displays and their benefits to retailers and consumers. Then, the white paper reviews the legal mechanisms for enforcing minimum safety standards for retail displays, the risks of non-compliance and the value of independently tested and certified displays. [...]

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. [...]

Grand Opening to celebrate UL’s Testing Expansion

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Lab Tours will be held on September 2, 2015 at 10:00am. The furniture industry and community members are welcome to attend. Please join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony and lab tours to officially open UL’s Furniture Center of Excellence in Holland, MI. [...]