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Global Market Access

Navigate regulatory complexity and accelerate speed to new markets with our Global Market Access service.

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There are many considerations when planning to launch your products in your target markets. Identifying the best potential markets and navigating the complexities of international product safety and market access — especially regulatory compliance, performance testing and certification — are among the most important. With numerous scheme and mark requirements around the world, it is essential to have a trusted resource familiar with the requirements long before you reach the border.

UL Solutions can help ease your launch with a global road map, in-country support, and testing and certification expertise, often combining services for multiple countries simultaneously. Our product and Global Market Access experts will help identify applicable requirements and provide testing and certification services for regulations, including those addressing:

  • Safety
  • Security
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
  • Performance
  • Wireless
  • Functional safety
  • Energy efficiency
  • Sustainability

Our Global Market Access Configurator gives you an overview of some of the certifications we can assist you with obtaining. Using one centralized point of expertise for testing and certification allows you to receive multiple certifications at once for the trusted UL Mark and other global marks. Our experts will help you answer key questions, such as:

  • “Do I need an in-country representative?”
  • “What paperwork is required at customs?”
  • “Will my product meet sustainability and/or energy efficiency requirements?”

In today’s connected world, we can also help you consider questions related to EMC, wireless and cybersecurity technologies to help your products keep pace with change while building trust with your customers.

Unmatched reach and expertise for streamlined market access

Global compliance with local service

Our global footprint includes accredited laboratories and offices throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Our local experts help you obtain the required certifications and approvals you need to sell your products in your target markets. Together with experts located in your destination market, our team provides seamless support across time zones.

Comprehensive compliance solutions

Whether you’re interested in reaching one country or multiple markets worldwide, we take an integrated and customized service approach to meet all of your product compliance needs. Our global service package provides a complete compliance solution spanning the entire process, including regulations addressing topics such as safety, security, EMC, radio/wireless, functional safety and energy efficiency. We combine trusted testing and certification expertise, global scope and localized knowledge with advisory services, tools and platforms to help you succeed.

Speed to market

Deploy our expertise to take advantage of streamlined service paths. We cooperate with organizations around the world and participate in global certification schemes, such as the IECEE CB Scheme and the International Electrotechnical Commission System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx).

This often means you can gain certifications or approvals for many countries without the need to retest or work with multiple organizations. Ultimately, this translates to faster time to market with reduced cost.

UL Solutions Global Market Access

What to think about when targeting global markets, and how we can help

Explore global markets

Try our interactive tool to explore global markets and browse content specific to your target markets.

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GMA Brochure (English)

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