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Strategic Acquisitions Offer Expertise for Critical Systems

We are proud to integrate Method Park, kVA and Kugler Maag Cie, all brands by UL Solutions, into our portfolio to help customers address safety-critical challenges.

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Industries can face significant challenges with process maturity, functional safety, conformity and cybersecurity. To help our customers address these critical issues, UL Solutions expanded its portfolio over the years to provide comprehensive offerings and deep subject matter expertise where it matters.

At the core of our approach is a mission-centric safety culture, which is why we are proud to integrate Method Park, kVA and Kugler Maag Cie, all brands by UL Solutions, into our portfolio and continue delivering on our commitment to making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place.

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Acquisitions provide our customers with more choice and expertise. By strategically acquiring Method Park, kVA and Kugler Maag Cie, all brands by UL Solutions, our customers have access to a wealth of expertise that will help them stay ahead in a competitive market.

2022 — Kugler Maag Cie by UL Solutions

Kugler Maag Cie by UL Solutions is a trusted provider of automotive process excellence, assessment and training programs that enable customers to accelerate their automotive process and safety-critical system services.

Kugler Maag Cie by UL Solutions has deep expertise in Automotive SPICE®, functional safety and cybersecurity. This integrates with UL Solutions' mission-centric safety culture, strengthening its ability to help support the evolving mobility industry’s focus on safety as new technologies and consumer expectations emerge.

Co-founded in 2004 by automotive industry veterans Bonifaz Maag and Hans-Jürgen Kugler and headquartered near Stuttgart, Germany, Kugler Maag Cie by UL Solutions focuses on process excellence, assessment and training in Automotive SPICE (Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination), functional safety and cybersecurity.

Together we are helping drive innovation, enhance safety and build consumer confidence in the future of mobility.

2021 — Method Park by UL Solutions

Method Park by UL Solutions is a German-based company that specializes in providing comprehensive systems and software engineering, software products, training and advisory services for safety-critical industries such as automotive, medical devices and aerospace. With over two decades of experience, Method Park by UL Solutions has established itself as a trusted partner in helping organizations navigate the increasingly complex landscape of technological advancements in these critical sectors.

The company's portfolio includes a wide range of advisory services, compliance software, tailored training programs and industry-specific offerings that cater to the unique needs of its customers.

Founded in 2001, Method Park by UL Solutions has a proven track record of providing valuable insights on process optimization and high-quality software and systems development. By leveraging their extensive knowledge and expertise, the company has helped numerous organizations streamline their operations, enhance their compliance posture, and ultimately bring safer and more secure products to market.

2019 — kVA by UL Solutions

kVA by UL Solutions, a U.S. technical and management consulting firm, specializes in training and advising the automotive industry on autonomous vehicle (AV) safety and electrification.

As autonomous technology rapidly advances, public trust and readiness will be critical factors in AV adoption. Robust functional safety expertise is essential to safely and effectively deploying autonomous vehicles.

With offices across the U.S., kVA by UL Solutions has deep experience providing best-in-class functional safety training and advisory services with a customer base spanning some of the largest global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), automotive suppliers and developers of new autonomous automotive technology. kVA by UL Solutions helps automotive industry players navigate regulatory requirements for their products so they can remain commercially competitive.

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A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers’ product innovation and business growth.

The UL certification Marks serve as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers’ products and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission.


Within UL Solutions, we provide a broad portfolio of offerings to many industries. This includes certification, testing, inspection, assessment, verification and consulting services. In order to protect and prevent any conflict of interest, perception of conflict of interest and protection of both our brand and our customers’ brands, UL Solutions has processes in place to identify and manage any potential conflicts of interest and maintain the impartiality of our conformity assessment services.