Market access is important to European manufacturers looking to do business within Europe and around the globe. Competence, speed and efficiency are necessary to remain competitive, and a local resource is often valuable when pursuing market readiness. UL can help.

As part of UL’s continued investment in the European market and our European customers, we have three state-of-the-art testing facilities in the region. Whether pursuing testing for local markets or bundling services for global market access, UL’s European facilities and local experts can help you understand necessary testing and certification and just about everything else you may need to consider for your products. Above all, the below facilities offer:

Convenience – Manufacturers benefit from European locations and combined services.
Reliability – Market expertise and unmatched testing accuracy
Value – A single point of contact leads to streamlined market access around the world.


At the heart of UL’s European operations is the security and access control testing facility based in Frankfurt. This facility is integrated into our global network of labs, allowing you to gain access to most international markets while working with local experts. Speeding time to market and the development of new and innovative products is an essential part of remaining competitive, making the Frankfurt facility the go to choice for manufacturers.

The UL Security Laboratory in Frankfurt, Germany is dedicated to assisting security-device manufacturers. The experts in Frankfurt specialize in access control systems, burglar alarm controls, intrusion sensors, ballistics, locks and other electronic and physical security products.

Mechanical Testing

UL’s complementary testing facility in Warrington, UK specializes in a range of testing to verify the safety and performance of door hardware. Our testing offers a range of mechanical durability, temperature, impact and corrosion testing to EN, UL and BHMA performance standards.


UL’s dedicated fire laboratory is based in Rosenheim, Germany. This facility offers the European market a vast portfolio of fire testing and certification services for building materials and products according UL, EN and BS standards. Our testing is conducted in accordance with ISO EN 17025. Our experienced engineering team performs tests required for internationally relevant certificates related to reaction to fire behavior, fire resistance, and smoke protection.

Our expert teams are ready to guide you through the testing process specific to your product. Contact us to find out more: