After decades of the UL monopoly for Listed Sign manufacturers, sign shops are defecting in record numbers to the MET Sign Shop Program.
No surprise fees, acceptance of all NRTL-recognized components, and business-friendly service are just a few of the benefits for U.S. and Canadian Manufacturers.
The MET Sign Shop Program is for Sign Shops seeking listing of their electrical/electronic signs to:
• UL48, UL8750 and NEC (National Electrical Code) For U.S.
• CSA 22.2 No. 207 and CEC (Canadian Electrical Code) for Canada
What is covered by the MET Sign Shop Program?
- All signs regardless of voltage that are electrically operated and/or electrically illuminated.
- Illumination: incandescent, fluorescent, high intensity discharge (HID), electric discharge tubing including neon tubing, light-emitting diode (LED), skeleton neon tubing, cold-cathode lamps, and electroluminescence.
- The term “sign” includes signs, outline lighting, art forms, and skeleton neon tubing.
Specifically, these types of signs are included:
Electrically or mechanically animated signs
Signs supplied by photovoltaic systems and other independent power sources
Changing message signs
- Liquid Crystal display (LCD)
- Light-emitting diode (LED) type and
- Other electrically operated signs that are not, necessarily, illuminated
Using another listing agent? We make conversions easy! For a quick quote or more information, contact Jim McDonald, Business Development – Safety Field Services, by email or phone: 410.354.3300
Sign Shop Training
MET provides an on-site training class that includes a page-by-page review of UL48. The MET class is convenient and cost-effective – we travel to your location on a day that is convenient to you, for one price (no per-person charges). Discover the MET difference, contact us today.
MET has been certifying, listing, and labeling products for electrical product safety for more than 40 years. In that time, MET has certified thousands of products for compliance to electrical safety standards. This translates into literally millions of products sold in the U.S. and Canada labeled with the MET Mark. MET is qualified to NRTL certify products in over 180 UL Standard categories and can test to an additional 230+ standards for the U.S. market. For Canada, MET maintains a wide scope of SCC accreditation.