Comprehensive compliance for the global economy

We offer a comprehensive range of services to help you gain the compliance you need to access and compete in the global economy.

Our Global Market Access service helps you access every world market quickly, efficiently and without fuss.

  • Fast Market Access – through well-proven global programs
  • Bundled Services – consultations, testing and certification for all target markets in a single submission
  • Standards Leadership – an active participant in international standards committees
  • Independent – a trusted service provider known for integrity, rigor and expertise
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We believe in successful product launches

Whatever your product, wherever you launch: UL offers Global Market Access services for fast-tracked certification and standards compliance. We bundle certifications for all your target markets into one simple, streamlined process. Our aim is to reduce your time-to-market and keep your product launch plans on task, on budget and on schedule.

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Integrated solutions for high-tech industry: safety, EMC, wireless and energy efficiency approvals

In the portable electronics space, technologies constantly change and converge. Competition is becoming fiercer than ever and market access regulations are on the rise. This means getting your products to market is more complicated and time consuming.

Why is Global Market Access important?

The regulatory landscape of global markets is complex and challenging. Every country and category has its own standards and regulations. These rules apply not only to specific products, but also to the way compliance is demonstrated. Our Global Market Access services guides you through the complexities to achieve and maintain product compliance in each of your target markets.

All-in-one service

Our ‘one-stop’ compliance service covers both the entire certification process and multiple regulations such as those governing safety, electromagnetic compatibility,  radio/wireless and energy efficiency.

  • Testing – pretesting new designs and testing for compliance in target markets
  • Certification – gaining all required global certifications, registrations and acceptance
  • Inspection – initial and follow-up factory inspections to obtain and maintain certification
  • Auditing – initial and follow-up audits to advance your business in global markets
  • Advisory and training – a wide range of resources and experiences to help maintain compliance

Global compliance on a local level

We offer full support and advice from design concept to product completion. By integrating our expertise into your product development, for example, we can help you to avoid costly errors in design and accelerate time to market. And our customized testing solutions enhance process efficiency and reduce testing cycles, ensuring you make the most of your time and budget.

A service built around you

UL Global Market Access offers you the flexibility to cherry pick a combination of services that fits your specific needs. Or choose a bespoke solution in which we handle the entire process to deliver the desired certifications, marks and regulatory approvals.

Got a question? Want to know more about the service we offer?

Our team of advisors are here to help. Just give us a call on China: +86.20.3213.1000 (South China) +86.21.6137.6300 (North China) Hong Kong: +852.2276.9898 Taiwan: +886.2.7737.3168 or fill out the form and we’ll get back to you – usually within 24 hours.
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Global Market Access Update (August 2016)

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