UL opens laboratory in Hai Duong, strengthening Vietnam’s growing manufacturing sector


The new UL factory in South East Asia deals with the testing and certification of consumer electronics, wire and cable, small appliances and lighting products.

HAI DUONG, Vietnam, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UL, a global leader in safety science, today opened a new, state-of-the-art testing laboratory in Hai Duong. The facility provides end-to-end service solutions that are tested for certification, including Global Market Access Services for products manufactured in Vietnam. Strategically located in VSIP Hai Duong Industrial Park, which houses key R&D and manufacturing operations, the laboratory will serve a diverse range of products for customers from various industries, including consumer electronics, information technology equipment, lighting and small appliances.

UL has opened a new state-of-the-art testing laboratory in Hai Duong, Vietnam. Located in VSIP Hai Duong Industrial Park, the facility provides end-to-end service solutions tested for certification, including Global Market Access Services for Vietnam-made products.

“Building reliable supply chains and safe products is crucial to gaining confidence in global markets,” he said Tuoc HuynhCountry Manager of UL in Vietnam. “We are therefore very pleased to open our new one Vietnam Labor and help fuel the tremendous innovation in South East Asia. UL’s Hai Duong Labor demonstrates our commitment to provide Vietnamese manufacturers with powerful one-stop services and one location for testing and certification. It also demonstrates our commitment to supporting manufacturers with shorter development cycles, faster time to market and the ability to be more competitive in the global marketplace.”

With the pace of technological change and consumer innovation requiring advances in safety and compliance testing, UL remains at the forefront of developing and testing a range of international compliance standards to help manufacturers streamline market access. UL’s Hai Duong The lab offers testing for consumer products, including:

  • vacuum cleaners and water suction cleaning devices

  • Outdoor grilling

  • Razors, hair clippers and similar grooming appliances

  • fryers and frying pans

  • Devices for heating liquids

  • Electric powered kitchen appliances

  • fans

  • sewing machines

  • Iron

  • audio/video, information and communication technology equipment

For Vietnamese wire and cable manufacturers, increasing demand has resulted in a growing number of wire and cable suppliers exporting products around the world. UL’s Hai Duong The lab will test a variety of wires and cables to ensure safety, performance and market acceptance, including device wiring materials and flexible cables and power cords. In addition, UL Follow-Up Services provide comprehensive factory inspections to ensure a more compliant supply chain and reduce the risk associated with substandard and unsafe products. UL also offers a proprietary holographic marking system to ensure authenticity.

The opening of this new UL facility comes when Vietnams The dynamic manufacturing sector has grown into a global supplier of electronics, computer equipment, electronic integrated circuits, appliances, wire and cable, and a multitude of other products. With exports to Vietnam climbing to $336.31 billion (USD) in 2021, Vietnams The manufacturing industry is expected to continue growing over the next decade.

UL’s Hai Duong The facility joins UL’s global network of 140 locations worldwide. Together, these facilities can help manufacturers meet product development schedules and budgets by helping them reduce process inefficiencies and mitigate safety and performance risks throughout the product lifecycle.

“We know that navigating the regulatory landscape of global markets is a complex and challenging task. That is why we are ready to serve global market access needs for companies in the region with our experts and facilities around the world,” he said Sok Mei WongUL Regional Vice President for ASEAN and ANZ.

About UL

UL is a global leader in safety science. We provide testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services, training and consulting services, risk management solutions and key business insights to help our customers in more than 100 countries meet their safety and sustainability goals. We believe our deep product knowledge and intelligence across supply chains make us the partner of choice for clients with complex challenges. Discover more at UL.com.

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