When it comes to designing new Type R UL labels here’s a good tip… …get started on the authorization documents. Why might you ask? Because hands down, the most common reason printing is delayed on a UL label project, is because the approval is not ready in time. And of course if the labels aren’t ready, then neither is […]
The name for the umbrella program that maintains the integrity of the UL mark. Not nearly as exciting as bottle service.
Based on my experiences, current wait time for UL’s Marks Hub is approximately 6 business days (not counting Saturday/Sunday) right now. A little background–the Mark Hub is part of UL’s new process to streamline the UL logo printing approval process. Everything has been moved online in order to accomplish this. While this turn-around-time doesn’t seem […]
Type L. Type R. What do they mean? The two types distinguish what approval path you need to follow for labels containing the UL mark. So they are important. But what the heck do those names actually mean? Well, in the end it all comes down to money. Specifically how UL wants to charge you for their […]
New Enhanced Mark? Check. New approval process? Also check…typical UL. As UL has started to push out it’s new Enhanced Mark, I’ve started to see more questions and confusion in the marketplace about how to actually get the new artwork approved. Mainly the problems are with the companies who are starting to use the new system. […]
Update: UL has revised their Printing UL Marks document to version 6.0. This change includes references to the new enhanced marks. More importantly, it also made a fairly significant update to the authorization path for Type R Marks. UL has explicitly stated that it will no longer review artwork submitted from label printers–only the end user of the labels. […]