We believe that safe and responsible innovation creates a better future for all. To fulfill a common mission of working for a safer world, UL solves critical challenges through business solutions while our nonprofit affiliate, Underwriters Laboratories, is dedicated to the discovery and application of scientific knowledge.
Underwriters Laboratories conducts rigorous independent research and analyzes safety data, convenes experts worldwide to address risks, shares knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develops UL Standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies.
To advance the company mission, UL offers testing, inspection, auditing, certification, verification, advisory, training, analytics and digital solutions. With scientific research and data-driven insights, we help companies around the world get their innovations to market.
We are organized into two business units to best serve the global community: the Connected Technologies business unit and the Retail and Industry business unit.
Our year in review
The last year of the decade was a transformative one for UL. In 2019, we experienced historic leadership changes and achieved growth through acquisitions, laboratory openings and expansions around the world. Finally, we shared our knowledge with stakeholders at key events across the globe.
Expanded EMC and wireless testing laboratory expansion in Basingstoke, England
Opened new UL international headquarters in Singapore
Expanded EMC and wireless laboratory, Singapore
Opened UL Tech Hub in Laramie, Wyoming
Opened hazardous locations customer service center and laboratory in Edmonton, Canada
Opened product emissions testing laboratory, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Expanded 10-meter EMC chamber in Suwon, Korea
Opened new jumbo laboratory, Katori-shi, Chiba, Japan
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