The Product Mindset is the only global study of its kind, with key findings and insights that highlight the ways manufacturers and consumers think and make decisions about products.

the report
Review highlights from UL's third annual global study, providing an in-depth examination of the issues and priorities related to how products are made, sold, bought and used.

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all reports
Download one or more Product Mindset reports to access highlights from UL’s unique global study. Each report provides an in-depth examination of manufacturer and consumer issues and priorities related to how products are made, sold, bought and used.
top 10 gaps

The Top 10 Gaps between manufacturer and consumer priorities help pinpoint opportunities for manufacturers to optimize their focus to better address consumer concerns.

about the product mindset

The Product Mindset Overview

Introduction to The Product Mindset 2013

  • “Are people suffering from gadget overload? UL issued a study last week that found about half of consumers, 48 percent, ‘feel high-tech manufacturers bring new products to market faster than people need them.’”

    The New York Times
  • “With supply chain complexity growing and global trade increasing at unprecedented rates, understanding and navigating the Product Mindset is essential.’”

    Sustainable Industries
  • “This research demonstrates the importance of moving existing food safety management to the next level.’”

    Grocery Headquarters
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