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Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety science company, has released its annual global survey on manufacturers’ and consumers’ perceptions of products, whether they are making and selling them or buying and consuming them. Here are some of the key findings from this report.

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(UL: Northbrook, IL) -- UL Knowledge Services, a business unit of Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and an authorized educational partner of The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence, is offering a two-day workshop on the Shingo model and the principles behind the Shingo Prize philosophy and approach. The workshop, “Principles of Operational Excellence and Assessment,” will be held June 12–14, 2012, at the UL facility in Northbrook, Illinois.

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(UL: Northbrook, IL) -- UL Environment, a business unit of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), has launched of a free web-based tool that will help manufacturers assess their corporate sustainability efforts. Part of UL Environment’s Sustainability Quotient (SQ) Program, this tool provides manufacturers with a preliminary analysis of their sustainability initiatives relative to the requirements of the UL 880 standard.

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(UL: Los Angeles) -- UL Responsible Sourcing of Underwriter Laboratories (UL), a global provider of corporate responsibility auditing and ethical sourcing consulting services, has introduced its corrective and preventive action (CAPA) system to help manage and track improvements in manufacturing processes and responsible workplace systems throughout the supply chain.

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(UL: Camas, WA) -- Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), a world leader in advancing safety, has announced the execution of a definitive agreement whereby UL will acquire the quality assurance business of STR Holdings Inc., an Enfield, Connecticut-based company. The acquisition is part of UL’s strategy to expand its offerings to global retailing and manufacturing customers. STR’s quality assurance business is a leading global provider of testing, inspection, auditing, and responsible sourcing capabilities exclusively focused on consumer products.

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(UL: Northbrook, IL) --  Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world provider of product safety testing and certification, has released an extensive resource, “UL’s Comprehensive 60601 3rd edition Q&A” that addresses more than 70 frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding IEC 60601 third edition, which includes the latest revisions to the internationally harmonized safety standard for electro-medical equipment.

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(Underwriters Laboratories: Northbrook, IL) -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a provider in product safety and conformity testing and certification services, announces that UL International (UK) Ltd. (UL UK) has been appointed as a notified body to the Construction Products Directive (CPD). UL UK is now notified as a certification and inspection organization for fire detection and alarm equipment, and fire resistance products and systems. The company can now offer CE marking services within the scope of the CPD alongside the already well-established UL Mark. 

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(UL: Northbrook, IL) -- Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), a world leader in product safety testing and certification services, announces that it has acquired Compliance Certification Services (CCS) of Fremont, California. The acquisition results in a newly formed division at UL and bolsters its electromagnetic compliance (EMC) testing capabilities and global market access.

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