Who We Are
We have evolved from success in electrical and fire safety to providing market leadership across broader safety, sustainability and security challenges from cybersecurity to indoor air quality. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, we are a global leader and one of the most recognized marks representing safety and trust.
What We Do
We help people achieve what’s possible by empowering trust. Businesses, industries, governments, regulatory authorities and the public put their trust in us so they can make smarter decisions.
We employ exacting scientific processes and the highest ethical principles to help create a better world. As safety challenges and concerns expand to include sustainability, well-being, connected technologies and security, we provide broad leadership, deep expertise and vital services to guide these transformations.
Fueled by our mission of working for a safer world, we are trusted partners in solving our customers’ and stakeholders’ most critical challenges. We believe that when choices are empowered by insight and opportunity, the potential to realize responsible innovation and better living is endless.
By the Numbers
- 22 billion UL Marks on products globally
- UL operates in more than 143 countries
- 14,000 employees work at more than 230 locations around the world
- UL has helped to set 1,600 Standards defining safety, security, quality and sustainability
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Construction and Engineering
Energy and Utilities
Financial Services and Payments
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Industrial Products and Systems
Life Safety and Security
Materials and Chemicals
Technology and Electronics