International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies
NERSA Enable interoperability -
Secure investment

Thembani Bukula
Regulator Member, NERSA
LSIS Strengthen IP - Increase revenue
Dr Ja-Kyun Koo
Goldwind Shared knowledge -
Increasing trust

Gang Wu
Chairman & CEO, Goldwind
NIST Global strategy – Superior outcomes
George W. Arnold
Director, Standards
Coordination Office, NIST
Eaton From products to solutions – Ensuring compatibility
Thomas S. Gross
Chief Operating Officer, Eaton
Boulder Wind Power Increase bankability -
build markets and industries

Sandy Butterfield, Founding CEO
and CTO Boulder Wind Power
Haier Building trust -
Opening global markets

Dr Zida Yu, Senior Vice President and Corporate Technology Officer Haier Group
AIST-JISC Accelerating innovation –
Assessing competition

Dr Tamotsu Nomakuchi, President AIST and Chair of the
Technology Council of JISC
Mitsubishi Globally engineered quality –
Locally relevant

Dr Kazuo Kyuma, Executive Vice President and Group President Semiconductor & Device, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Intertek Group Adding agility –
Reducing complexity

Wolfhart Hauser, Chief Executive Officer, Intertek Group
Hitachi Globally concerted efforts –
Developing enterprise

Dr Naoya Takahashi,
President & CEO
Hitachi Systems Ltd.
Bosch Sustainable business –
And cost optimization

Franz Fehrenbach, Chairman,
Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH
Underwriters Laboratories Increased efficiency:
Global relevance

Keith Nosbusch, Chairman/CEO Rockwell Automation
Common platforms: the
basis for individual innovation

Matthias Kurth, President
Federal Network Agency
Underwriters Laboratories Green Safety:
Facilitating Global Trade

Keith E. Williams, Pres. & CEO
Underwriters Laboratories
Better Place The Energy Efficiency

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, President & CEO, Schneider Electric

Green Safety: Facilitating Global Trade

Keith E. Williams, President & CEO, Underwriters Laboratories



Underwriters Laboratories Inc. is active in 45 IEC Technical Committees (of which it holds 4 chairman, 3 secretary, 3 assistant secretary positions). Underwriters Laboratories is also member of MSB, CAB and the IEC Conformity Assessment Systems: IECEE, IECEx and IECQ.

Involvement in the IEC

Management committees
MSB Market Strategy Board
SMB Standardization Management Board
IECEE IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components
IECEx IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres
IECQ IEC Quality Assessment System for Electronic Components
Technical Committees and Subcommittees
TC 1 Terminology
TC 15 Solid electrical insulating materials
SC 17A High-voltage switchgear and controlgear
SC 17B Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear
SC 17D Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies
TC 20 Electric cables
TC 21 Secondary cells and batteries
TC 22 Power electronic systems and equipment
SC 22G Adjustable speed electric drive systems incorporating semiconductor power converters
SC 22H Uninterruptible power systems (UPS)
TC 23 Electrical accessories
SC 23B Plugs, socket-outlets and switches
SC 23C World-wide plug and socket-outlet systems
SC 23E Circuit-breakers and similar equipment for household use
SC 23F Connecting devices
SC 23H Industrial plugs and socket-outlets
SC 23J Switches for appliances
TC 27 Industrial electroheating
SC 31G Intrinsically-safe apparatus
SC 31J Classification of hazardous areas and installation requirements
SC 31M Non-electrical equipment and protective systems for explosive atmospheres
SC 32B Low-voltage fuses
SC 32C Miniature fuses
TC 35 Primary cells and batteries
TC 39 Electronic tubes
TC 40 Capacitors and resistors for electronic equipment
TC 61 Safety of household and similar electrical appliances
SC 61B Safety of microwave ovens
SC 61C Household appliances for refrigeration
SC 62A Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practice
TC 64 Electrical installations and protection against electric shock
SC 65B Measurement and control devices
TC 72 Automatic controls for household use
TC 81 Lightning protection
TC 82 Solar photovoltaic energy systems
TC 91 Electronics assembly technology
TC 96 Transformers, reactors, power supply units, and combinations thereof
TC 105 Fuel cell technologies
TC 108 Safety of electronic equipment within the field of audio/video, information technology and communication technology
TC 109 Insulation co-ordination for low-voltage equipment
TC 111 Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems
TC 112 Evaluation and qualification of electrical insulating materials and systems
TC 113 Nanotechnology standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems
TC 116 Safety of motor-operated electric tools
CIS/A Radio-interference measurements and statistical methods