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Discount Labels is Now Printing Full-Color Underwriters Laboratory (UL) Labels

Friday, July 12, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

Discount Labels has recently been approved by Underwriters Laboratory to become an authorized supplier of full-color UL labels

New Albany, IN - Discount Labels has recently been approved by Underwriters Laboratory to become an authorized supplier of full-color UL labels. Prior to this approval, the company was an authorized supplier of spot-color UL labels.

Founded in 1894, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. provides safety certification, validation, testing, inspection and training to a wide range of clients including manufacturers, retailers, regulators and consumers. Today, they place the UL Mark on over 22 billion products around the world. Popular applications include: 

  •     Fire and Safety equipment
  •     Appliances and HVAC components
  •     Electronics
  •     Electrical parts and equipment
  •     Recognized UL components

“The UL mark is recognized as a mark of product excellence. Discount Labels is proud to be an authorized supplier to print labels for products that pass the rigors of UL testing,” says Mike Gore, General Manager. “As an approved label supplier, we are also held to very high standards as part of the ongoing authorization process.”

Discount Labels is approved to print the UL mark, both Type L and Type R, on labels with the following features: 

  •     Full-color graphics or PMS ink colors
  •     White polyester, white BOPP or clear polyester durable stocks that resist tearing
  •     Consecutive numbering
  •     Indoor and outdoor applications
  •     High-performance adhesive that is chemical and solvent resistant
  •     Any die-cut shape

“Navigating the UL mark and UL label printing can be complex,” says Gore. At Discount Labels, we have in-house experts who are ready to work side-by-side with our customers to help them set up their file, choose the right stock, and do what is necessary to comply with UL’s label-printing standards.”

 

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