PMI announced the addition of UL, a global science safety company, as their latest allied member. UL has accredited facilities around the world testing and certifying products for various industries, including the plumbing manufacturing industry.

“At UL, we work every day to make the world a safer place. We applaud PMI’s commitment to safe, responsible plumbing and protecting public health. This common purpose is why it’s such an honor to become a part of PMI,” said Amanda Fisher, global business development manager for UL’s Water Systems, commercial and industrial. “We look forward to taking an active role in PMI’s committees and to further our organizations’ mutual commitment to safety. We offer a unique perspective with our membership because we can leverage our expertise to evaluate risk from many different attributes.”

The UL Plumbing Mark products can receive verifies compliance with the U.S. and Canadian recognized health-effects and performance testing standard in both the International Plumbing Code (IPC) and the Uniform Plumbing Cod (UPC). UL also certifies WaterSense plumbing products like faucets, showerheads, flushing urinals and flushometer valve toilets.  

Being a member of PMI will allow UL to support advocacy efforts for plumbing products performance and innovation in water efficiency, sustainability, public health and an overall clean environment.

“We’re thrilled to welcome UL as our latest allied member and anticipate their strong contributions to support our vision of safe, responsible plumbing,” said Kerry Stackpole, PMI CEO/executive director.