The world has changed. The pace is relentless. Innovation is a constant. New concepts no longer trickle across our transoms in ripples measured by years, but in a deluge that comes by the day, the hour, and the minute. Attitudes change, too. Business practices evolve. Success is no longer gauged by profit alone, but by the carefully managed, total customer experience. Price is the definitive factor less with each passing day, for without a reasonable assurance of safety, all costs become too high.
The promotional product world is changing, too. With the flood of exciting new technology products comes a trickle of issues. And if keeping on top of all the added benefits didn’t seem too much, what about avoiding any of the potential pitfalls? Wouldn’t it be nice to just take the good, and not have to worry about the bad? That’s where UL Certification comes in. It’s an old school solution to any new world disorder. Very old school, in fact: UL (Underwriters Laboratories) has been around since 1894. It maintains offices in 46 countries, and has participated in the safety analysis of the new technology of the past 100+ years. That’s the kind of history we at Debco can get behind. How it works:
To establish certification, samples of a product submitted by manufacturers for certification are tested and evaluated. If UL decides the product fulfills all applicable requirements it authorizes the manufacturer to apply a certification mark to production of the samples submitted, or issues a certificate or notification that the product is now certified by UL. A report of the evaluation is provided to the manufacturer. Before the manufacturer releases products with a certification mark, UL must initiate a Follow-up Service in which periodic audits of products at the factory are completed by UL Field Representatives. These audits are described in a Follow-Up Service Procedure that is created as part of the initial evaluation of the product. For some products, factory samples are selected for retesting at UL. Certification continues until the manufacturer requests termination or fails to fulfill a requirement. UL must evaluate modifications to certified products before the modified product is authorized to bear the Mark or be considered certified. (source: ul.com) What it means:
Debco’s new UL certified power banks are first tested at the factory for the safe functionality of all of their electronic components. That includes rigorous analysis of both the battery and the circuitry, to meet or exceed UL’s exacting standards. It also means that those tests are regularly repeated – at random, unannounced intervals – so that the quality of the product can be assured at all times. No changes to the product can be made without a full re-certification; period. What it means to you:
It means with Debco’s new UL Certified Power Banks, you can sell more than just a great product solution – you can sell peace of mind. And that peace of mind extends to our Samsung battery powered Power Banks, too; those batteries independently UL certified by Samsung. What about our other models? How safe are they? Every Debco 2200 and 2600 mAh Power Bank comes with a Grade-A battery, which is also UL approved. If price point is your primary concern we can accommodate you, with a level of assurance not far behind our premium models. So there you have it. Everything you need to know about power bank safety, wrapped-up with a neat, third-party-approved bow. Enough to know that you can always find your solution with Debco, without compromising your peace of mind.