UPRtek Certificates and Awards

Consumers and customers need to be assured of the integrity and dedication of the companies they purchase products and services from.  UPRtek demonstrates our commitment by seeking out accreditation from major global standard certifications and awards recognition from established worldwide industry organizations.

Certification from standards and compliance organizations.

TÜV Rheinland

TÜV Rheinland is a world leading testing and verification organization with over 20,000 employees, including highly qualified experts in technical testing systems and technology commerce.  TÜV Rheinland is a member of the United Nations Global Compact.

TÜV Rheinland Supplier Verification

CE Certification for EEA and FCC

CE or “Conformité Européenne” certified means that UPRtek products comply with European health, safety, performance and enviornmental requirements.  EEA represents the European Economic Area. CE FCC indicates that our products also complies with US Restriction of Hazardous Substances requirements.

Certifications for Traceability of Measuring Instruments

UPRtek measuring devices comply with the following “traceability” requirements.

  • Taiwan ITRI
  • China National Institute of Metrology
  • USA NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  • German DIN (Deutsches Institut fur Normung)
  • Japan JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards)

UPRtek Award Recognition

Red Dot International Design Competition – Representing best in design and business (Germany)
Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs – Represents top technology, designs, quality and marketing from Taiwan
Strategies in Light – Lighting Technology Exhibit, Conference and Awards (USA)

Handbook Series

The Grow Light Handbook

Everything thing you need to know to get started on Indoor Farming, PAR meters, and Grow Lights  – history, industry, vertical farming, PPFD, types of lights, photosynthesis and more!

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About UPRtek

United Power Research and Technology

UPRtek (est. 2010) is a manufacturer of portable, high-precision light measurement instruments; Handheld Spectrometers, PAR meters, Spectroradiometers, Light Calibration Solutions.

UPRtek HQ, R&D and manufacturing are all based out of Taiwan, with Worldwide representation through our certified Global Resellers.

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Grow light chamber

What is a "Spectral" PAR Meter

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and you're an anxious indoor rose farmer trying to encourage your buds to bloom in time.

The good news is that researchers have begun to understand the triggering mechanisms for seed germination, flowering, and fruiting, involving grow-light strategies

Now indoor farmers are using this information with “Spectral” PAR meters, measuring grow lights for a light metric PSS (Phytochrome Photostationary State) to trigger photomorphogenesis (i.e., plant transformations caused by light).

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