Furniture Products Stability

Brand:
Sauder Woodworking Co.
Verify ID:
B533951
Effective Date:
January 14, 2019 - January 13, 2020
Verification Mark

Applicable SKUs:
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Marketing Claim Verified by UL

Product Stability (50 lbs.) Verified Program En Endorsed by American H Home Furnishings Alliance

Verification Method

Products are evaluated to stability requirements in the latest version of ASTM F2057. Testing consists of hanging a 50 lb. weight from a single open drawer/door and opening all drawers and doors simultaneously. Units must remain stable and not tip over during the testing. Products are required to be tested every 12 months. Critical design attributes will be documented for annual Factory surveillance program. All performance critical design attributes or components will be documented including pictures of the products. These critical design attributes include but are not limited to dimensions, weight, , drawer slide length, and general construction attributes such as number of drawers or doors. If critical design attributes are changed, testing must be repeated to demonstrate product meets stability requirements of the latest version of ASTM F2057 are still met. All Factory locations that apply the UL Verification Mark will be visited by a UL Field Engineer once per year to ensure: 1) Proper use of UL Verification Mark 2) Product attributes are same as tested units 3) Repeat stability testing on selected units 4) Record keeping and documentation that shows which products have been tested at UL Verified test sites and what products are scheduled to be tested 5) On-going communication between test lab and factory location on any changes in test results and UL Verification Mark eligibility. 6) MFR is following testing, manufacturing and shipment schedule for new products as developed by UL and Supplier.

About the Manufacturer

Sauder Woodworking Co. In 1934, our founder Erie Sauder started a woodworking business in a barn behind his home in Archbold, Ohio. Fast forward to 1953 when Sauder found its calling, patenting a table that could be assembled at home. It was this snap-together table that marked the beginning of the ready-to-assemble furniture industry. Today Sauder Woodworking Co. is North America’s leading producer of ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture and one of the top five residential furniture manufacturers in the United States. An authentic American original, 90 percent of Sauder® branded furniture is made where the company was founded - Archbold, Ohio. Though the town is small (pop. 4,300), our facility encompasses nearly 4 million square feet and employs about 2,000 people. We also source furniture and components from a network of quality global partners. This combination allows us to market nearly 50 distinct furniture collections in a full line of beautiful, functional and fashionable RTA furnishings for the home, including entertainment, home office, bedroom, kitchen and storage. Sauder Woodworking Co. is also a major supplier of private branded RTA furniture for some of the best known names in retail. Chances are, furniture from Archbold, Ohio has found a home in your home. Privately held, third-generation, and family run, Sauder has continued to thrive and expand. Subsidiaries include: Progressive Furniture Inc., a designer and importer of ready-made wood bedroom, dining and accent furniture; and Sauder Manufacturing Company, a leader in contract furnishings for the worship, education, healthcare and human services markets. Other market segments include: Sauder Funeral Products, a line of wood caskets and other funeral industry products; and WoodTrac®, a line of wood ceilings and closet systems for residential and commercial markets. Totaling 2,400 employees, the Sauder family of companies generates sales of over $500 million annually.

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