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Company Overview of UL LLC

Company Overview

UL LLC provides safety science services worldwide. The company operates through six business units: Commercial and Industrial, Environment, Information and Insights, Life and Health, Consumer, and Workplace Health and Safety. The Commercial and Industrial unit provides safety, performance, and compliance services that help clients develop safer products and gain access to global markets; and Environment unit helps companies capture the value of sustainability strategies from product and organizational certifications to transparency, and supports the growth/development of preferable products, services, and organizations. The Information and Insights unit offers retailers, manufacturers, and s...

333 Pfingsten Road

Northbrook, IL 60062-2096

United States

Founded in 1894





Key Executives for UL LLC

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President and President of Life & Health
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

UL LLC Key Developments

UL Announces Carlos Correia as New President for Supply Chain & Sustainability Business

UL has announced the appointment of Carlos Correia as president of its global Supply Chain & Sustainability business. Correia, who has served since 2012 as UL's Vice President, Global Sales, will be responsible for advancing the organization's ambitious growth strategy in the Information & Insights (i&i), Environment and Furniture divisions, while continuing to deliver global strategic business acumen. During Correia's 12-year tenure at UL, he has also held leadership positions in the Global High-Tech business, based in Japan, as well as Global Consumer Products and Consumer & Industrial businesses, based in Europe and Latin America. Prior to joining UL, he served as the Head of Marketing and Information Services for the European Organization for Testing and Certification, as well as the Head of Quality & Industry Consulting Practice at Silicon Telecom Consultants.

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to Eliminate 32 Jobs at its Melville Facility

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. is eliminating 32 jobs at its Melville facility in the coming weeks. Affected employees have been offered severance packages, and a company representative announced UL is trying to transfer some of the workers to other positions within the company. The people impacted are engineers and technicians involved in electromagnetic compatibility testing and engineers involved with information technology products. The layoffs come as the company moves to restructure its consumer technology business.

UL Introduces New WERCSmart Conflict Minerals Platform to Meet Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Requirements

To help companies meet Dodd-Frank 1502 reporting requirements, UL's Information and Insights division has introduced WERCSmart Conflict Minerals Platform. It includes SaaS platform that delivers real-time product-attribute intelligence; database and decision-support tools for collecting and reporting on information from suppliers; and assessment tools for vetting products, investigating sources, and monitoring sustainability performance improvement across supply chain. Most corporations struggling to meet the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 reporting requirements still don't know if their products contain conflict minerals or not. The opacity of complex and dynamic global supply chains can easily obscure the source of minerals and other raw materials, and hide all kinds of surprises. In fact, the conflict minerals challenge illustrates how far industries still are from supply chain transparency, and the key role that transparency plays in achieving sustainability goals. Some specific capabilities of the WERCSmart Conflict Minerals Platform include: SaaS platform that delivers real-time product-attribute intelligence; Database and decision-support tools for collecting and reporting on information from suppliers, for making smarter decisions about sourcing; Assessment tools for vetting products, investigating sources, and monitoring sustainability performance improvement across the supply chain; Program development and advisory services that help companies design and implement due-diligence practices for sourcing raw materials in compliance with traceability requirements.

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