PRAC, LLC was formed in January 2008 with the specific mission to assist electrical equipment manufacturers to develop regulatory compliant products for global market access. Founder and Product Risk Assessment Consultant, Vincent Sylvester has more than 25 years of Global Product Regulatory Experience working for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) in the Hi-Tech product sectors helping manufacturers accomplish Global Market Access. Since PRAC's inception we have successfully assisted manufacturers in the Hi-tech, Appliance, Industrial and Medical Industries to obtain NRTL and CE Compliance.
Vincent’s expertise is to simplify the compliance process by designing-in conformance during the concept, design and development stages of product manufacturing. This pre-emptive service considers all aspects of compliance engineering including Safety (e.g. UL, CSA, TUV, ETL, CE), Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), FCC, Network Equipment Building Systems (NEBS) and the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).
Vincent has in-depth experience with many small and large manufacturers around the world testing and Listing their products to UL and global standards. His more than 25 years of experience has enabled him to streamline this process through understanding the quoting, preparation, submittal, test and report process of certification.
With PRACs location 275 miles away from UL in Melville, NY the process can be easily managed. PRAC is also located 60 miles from TUV and ETL.
Vincent holds a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from SUNY Farmingdale and a Master of Technology in Management from New York University - Polytechnic School of Engineering.