Chief Manufacturing Approved By Underwriters Laboratories (UL) as a Certified Test Site (CDTS)

As a certified Client Data Test Site, Chief will test all products in-house to make sure they meet the applicable UL standards.

Minneapolis, MN. - - (August 7, 2007) - www.chiefmfg.com - Chief® Manufacturing, the leader in innovative mounting solutions including flat panel, projector and wall mounts, has been approved by the Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) to be a certified Client Data Test Site (CDTS). With the new test site, Chief will be able to test most products for UL standards in -house, submitting the paperwork to UL for final review (automated products will not be tested by Chief).


UL is an independent, not -for -profit product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for over a century. In order to receive certification by UL to be a CDTS, Chief had to meet ISO17025 qualifications as a test facility, pass a UL inspection of the test lab and have proven knowledge of the UL standards.

Chief prides itself on offering top -quality mounting solutions and is committed to manufacturing safe and secure products that meet all applicable UL standards. With the new CDTS, Chief will be even better equipped to produce innovative, safe and secure products.

About Chief
Chief Manufacturing, a division of CSAV - Chief/Sanus Audio Visual, has more than 29 years of proven product and service excellence. Committed to responding to industry needs in the Pro AV, Residential and Office markets, Chief offers a complete line of mounts, lifts and accessories for flat panel TVs and projectors.

Chief continues to design innovative mounting solutions that complement the technology they support. With multiple product awards and patented designs, Chief provides unique mount features, and is recognized for delivering not only quality products, but knowledgeable, helpful customer service.

U.S. and Europe sales offices support a global network spanning the Americas, Europe, the Pacific Rim and beyond. Chief distribution centers are located in Minnesota and the Netherlands. www.chiefmfg.com.

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