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UL Announces Agreement with MACO to Build Volatile Organic Compound Testing Laboratory

May 30, 2018

Laboratory will conduct research, testing and quality assurance for sustainable building materials for the Chinese market

 MARIETTA, GA., May 30, 2018 — UL and MACO Group Corporation, a company specializing in the production and sale of sustainable building products including coatings, adhesives, dry mixed mortar, and waterproof coatings, today announced an agreement to develop a volatile organic compound (VOC) testing laboratory for MACO to perform internal research, testing, and quality assurance. In addition, MACO achieved GREENGUARD certification for its cement-based and gypsum-based construction materials.

UL is a global leader in indoor air quality and product emissions testing. In addition to the development of the laboratory for MACO, UL will provide MACO with training and expert knowledge to help the company determine their product's chemical emissions.

“MACO is committed to developing buildings materials that don’t have adverse effects on health, and one way to do that is by better understanding how products affect indoor air quality,” said Mr. Zhang Jingfu, founder and president, MACO. “By partnering with UL Environment, we are continuing our mission to transform the Chinese real estate market and provide more access to healthier, more sustainable buildings.”

“The Chinese building market is important to UL and we applaud companies like MACO who are actively working to develop sustainable building materials” said Weifang Zhou, president, UL Consumer. “MACO is a leading company in the sustainable building materials industry and we are excited to work with them on development of the laboratory and the promotion of healthier building materials in China.”

About UL Environment

UL Environment works to advance global sustainability, environmental health and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally preferable products, services and organizations. We help companies achieve their sustainability goals—and help purchasers, specifiers, retailers, governments and consumers find products they can trust. UL Environment offers environmental claim validations, multi-attribute product certifications, environmental product declarations, indoor air quality certification, product emissions testing, chemical transparency organizational sustainability certification and consulting. For more information, visit and connect with us via Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

 About UL

UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion to make the world a safer place. We test, inspect, audit, certify, validate, verify, advise and train and we support these efforts with software solutions for safety and sustainability. To learn more about us, visit

About MACO

Founded in 1996, the company is specialized in producing and selling environment-friendly products. The company's business scope includes manufacturing coating, adhesives, dry mortar, waterproof material, furniture and so on. At present, the company has 12 companies including Beijing, Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Jilin, Shanghai, Shandong, Sichuan, Shanxi, Guangzhou, Hubei and Chongqing.

Company products can be used for wall masonry, wall, metope processing interface coarse leveling, fine leveling, wall paint besmear brushes metope to coarse ground leveling, fine ground leveling, domestic outfit is waterproof, tile/stone material paste and home furnishings, caulking, etc.


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