Electrical Business


UL celebrating 100 years in Canada

November 12, 2020 | By Anthony Capkun

November 12, 2020 – Initially established in Toronto by UL founder, William H. Merrill, to test the safety of appliances and other household devices, UL officially marks its 100th anniversary in Canada this year. Congratulations!

“For the past 100 years, UL has helped advance the possibilities of today while safeguarding the unknowns of tomorrow,” said Joseph Hosey, country manager for UL in Canada. “As our customers have innovated to succeed in their own industries, we too have innovated our proven scientific processes and solutions to drive positive changes.”

UL Canada now employs over 275 engineers, technicians and administrative staff at its nine facilities located in Toronto, Edmonton, Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver.


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