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04-25-2022

How to Inspect and Store New Light Poles

So, your United Lighting Standards light pole order has arrived. Great! Here are a few important steps to follow during and immediately after receiving your shipment. Inspect Your Light Poles Before you sign off on that delivery, it’s important to…

03-22-2022

A New Industry Forum for Lighting Professionals

If you’re an independent lighting agent, consider joining the American Association of Independent Lighting Agents (AAILA). It’s a member-led industry forum that strengthens the capabilities of independent agents and connects them to lighting and controls manufacturers. Our parent company, DWM…

02-22-2022

5 Major Benefits of Composite Light Poles

1. Long Lifespans On average, the service life of a composite pole is 60-70 years. That’s much longer than steel, aluminum and wood poles. 2. Lightweight Composite poles are constructed of filament-wound fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) composite. This lightweight material…

02-02-2022

The Strict Standards We Follow

While many companies claim to produce high-quality products, we aim to prove it. Our proof is that our products satisfy the strict standards set forth by AASHTO, ASTM International, and NEMA. AASHTO The American Association of State Highway and Transportation…

01-04-2022

How You Benefit from Our Move to Project Management

You may be wondering why we recently established our Project Management group. Here’s a quick breakdown of the problems we needed to resolve, as well as the benefits of our newly formed, front-line group. The Previous Process for Ordering Light…

12-29-2021

Let’s Work Together: Creating a Complete Light Pole Order

Submitting an incomplete order can lead to expensive errors and major setbacks in fulfillment. So, when ordering new light poles, review this helpful guide. Details We Need to Process Your Light Pole Order A complete distributor PO: Please include accurate…

12-20-2021

Our Project Management Team: Improving the Way We Do Business

Our new Project Management team was constructed to redefine how we provide the ideal resources and product knowledge our sales partners need to quote a project and submit purchase orders. Project Managers will work with you from quoting through shipping…

11-30-2021

The Benefits of Leveraging PoleVault™

We’re proud to be your partners in light pole manufacturing. And we want to make sure you have all the resources you As your light pole manufacturer, we want to ensure that you have the information you need to properly…

11-12-2021

CSA-Listed: What It Means and How It’s Different

Canadian Standards Association (CSA) International is a group that certifies electrical and mechanical products, and other products that carry a high amount of user risk. CSA tests according to Canadian or U.S. standards, as well as the standards of Underwriters’…

11-10-2021

ULS Accessories: Know Your Options

Light pole add-ons improve your poles’ aesthetics and help them function properly. Here’s an overview of the accessories we can provide for your United Lighting Standards poles. ABS Base Covers -These composite enclosures use push pins and a two-piece design…

About Us

United Lighting Standards has been committed to designing, fabricating, finishing, and packaging high-quality steel and aluminum poles since 1971. We adhere to standards set forth by AASHTO, ASTM International, and NEMA. All of our products are built using fabricating and welding procedures outlined in the American Welding Society (AWS) manual for steel and aluminum to eliminate welding defects and ensure structural integrity.

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