Company Overview
About UL
A name you can trust.

UL is a global independent safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, University and Verification Services. Our breadth, established objectivity and proven history mean we are a symbol of trust and enable us to help provide peace of mind to all.

Our mission: Working for a safer world since 1894
The following principles drive every decision we make at UL:
  • Promoting safe living and working environments by the application of safety science and hazard-based safety engineering
  • Supporting the production and use of products which are physically and environmentally safe and to apply our efforts to prevent or reduce loss of life and property
  • Advancing safety science through research and investigation
  • Concentrating our efforts and resources on public safety in those areas where we can make valuable contributions
  • Working with integrity and a focus on quality to enhance the trust conveyed by our certification marks and services
  • Charging fair prices that allow us to meet our obligations, sustain our growth, and invest in safety science and education
  • Investing in our people and encourage our people to invest in themselves
  • Being a good example of corporate citizenship and social responsibility
Company Summary
Number of Employees
500 or more
(847) 272-8800
333 Pfingsten Rd
Northbrook, IL