SOURCE: Underwriters Laboratories

November 03, 2005 08:00 ET

Underwriters Laboratories and Elliott Laboratories Collaborate on EMC Testing Services

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 3, 2005 -- Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Elliott Laboratories Inc. to coordinate services to EMC customers in the Silicon Valley area. Under the agreement, Elliott Laboratories will lead efforts to provide EMC testing services at their facilities located in Fremont and Sunnyvale, Calif.

"UL's agreement with Elliott Laboratories will directly benefit our EMC and NEBS customers," says Ralph Parker, vice president and general manager of UL's West Coast Division. "Customers will be able to take advantage of Elliott's multiple locations and test facilities, which include 10- and 5-meter chambers, as well as Open Area Test Sites. UL will continue to maintain our expert EMC staff to develop test programs, communicate requirements, obtain necessary RF certifications and manage multi-disciplined projects. We expect to be able to provide customers with access to EMC and NEBS service without interruption both during and after UL's move to the company's new facility at 455 East Trimble Road in San Jose."

UL maintains full service EMC laboratories in combination at its safety testing facilities in Northbrook, Ill.; Research Triangle Park, N.C.; Melville, N.Y.; and Ise, Japan. Additionally, UL's Novi, Mich., EMC test lab is fully recognized by Ford, GM and DaimlerChrysler for testing EMC for automotive components.

For more information about the EMC relationship with Elliott Laboratories, go to www.ul.com/emc or call UL's toll-free Customer Service line at 1-877-854-3577.

About Underwriters Laboratories

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety certification organization that has been testing products for more than 110 years. UL tests more than 19,000 types of products annually, and more than 19 billion UL Marks appear on products each year. Worldwide, UL's family of companies and its network of service providers include 58 laboratories, and testing and certification facilities. For more information visit www.ul.com.

About Elliott Laboratories

Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Elliott Laboratories is a world-class Regulatory Compliance Laboratory. With over 25 years of experience servicing the needs of product manufacturers, Elliott's clients save time and money by achieving their regulatory compliance requirements quickly and efficiently, enabling them to bring their products to market without costly delays. Elliott continues to pursue a course of partnering with best-in-class service providers to offer a full-service compliance solution designed to meet the needs of even the most demanding product manufacturers. For additional information please see www.ElliottLabs.com

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