UL Lighting Division bolsters Preferred Partner Programme with signing of UK-based LUX-TSI Limited

Date Announced: 04 Oct 2011

Wales UK - LUX-TSI, a solid-state lighting product testing laboratory, announced today that has signed a Preferred Partner Agreement with UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a world leader in advancing safety. The signing of the agreement with LUX-TSI expands UL's services for lighting product performance and safety certification and support in UK and Northern Europe.

"The partnership with LUX TSI shows UL’s further commitment to the lighting industry as we continue to significantly expand our footprint, our focus, offering new services, initiatives and programmes that address and anticipate the evolving needs of our customers. And in LUX TSI UL has found a highly qualified and trusted partner to fulfil it " said Alberto Uggetti, Vice President & General Manager Global HALC Industries (HVAC, Appliances, Lighting, Components).

The agreement with LUX-TSI is expected to reduce the cost and time to market of new product introductions by providing expert advice and local testing facilities focused on energy efficient lighting for the UK and Northern European markets.

"We are so pleased to have this partnership with the world’s leading safety science organisation. In addition to expanding UL's services in Europe, LUX-TSI has the opportunity to leverage UL's world leading certification offerings and knowledge base in order to provide manufacturers with the most efficient method in obtaining testing and certification for lighting products." said Dr Gareth Jones, CEO of LUX-TSI. "LUX-TSI in partnership with UL is able to provide small- to medium-sized manufacturers with a comprehensive support for pre-compliance testing through to full product certification."

UL selects its Preferred Partners (which are independent contractors of UL) based on service offerings that can provide efficient solutions and enhanced certification packages to customers. In addition, UL provides Preferred Partners with further training, dedicated engineering resources and customer service support.

About LUX-TSI

LUX-TSI Limited is a new company offering independent testing services for the LED and lighting industry. Through its approved state-of-the-art testing laboratories, LUX-TSI is offering its customers a range of testing services to international standard. These standards apply to the use of Goniophotometry, Spectroradiometry, Optical Hazard Assessment, Electrical Performance, Energy Efficiency, Endurance Testing and Lumen Maintenance testing to ensure that the performance of next generation solid-state and more traditional light sources and luminaires achieve the required performance levels demanded by ever increasing energy performance targets.

Contact
Dr Gareth Jones +44 7966 396548

E-mail:gjones@lux-tsi.com

Web Site:www.lux-tsi.com

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