Who We Are.

experience enables exida to provide practical solutions to address your most difficult challenges.

Founded in 1999 by several of the world's top reliability and safety experts, exida is the world’s leading product certification and knowledge company specializing in automation system safety, security, and availability. With over 20 locations worldwide, exida's global presence ensures there is always someone close by ready to help your team be successful.

Our TeamCompanies around the world turn to exida for help and guidance related to functional safety, alarm management, and control system cybersecurity.

Our team of industry leading consultants have over 400 years of combined knowledge, with extensive experience in Chemical, Oil & Gas, Subsea, Metals and Mining, Pharmaceutical, Pulp & Paper, Power Utilities, Automotive, and Machinery applications. This unique combination of technical depth and hands on experience enables exida to provide practical solutions to address your most difficult challenges.

exida is the choice of leading companies when it comes to implementing and achieving compliance to the global standards relating to the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 standards for functional safety for the process industry; IEC 62443 for industrial control system cybersecurity; ISA-18.2 for alarm management; ISO 26262 for functional safety of automotive,  IEC 62061 and ISO 13849 for safety of machinery, and ANSI/RIA 1506 for robot safety.

Adding Value

Our clients need to cost-effectively implement the requirements of the safety and security standards. exida enables this this by creating unparalleled engineering tools that reduce the time and cost of compliance, delivering coaching and training to rapidly develop a knowledge base within the clients organization, offering a full range of lifecycle services to supplement in-house resources, and providing independent assessments to ensure compliance and traceability.

Whatever your needs, exida has you covered. Let our knowledge be your guide.

What our clients are saying about us

  • Wade Burdick - Woodward

    “exida’s in-depth technical expertise guided us through this complex standard. Completing their rigorous program and earning this certification provides additional product confidence to our customers.”

    Wade Burdick - Woodward

  • Noshir F. Kharas - Emerson Process Management Valve Automation, Inc.

    exida is truly the industry leader in SIL certification and pay special attention to details and give clear guidance during the certification process.

    Noshir F. Kharas - Emerson Process Management Valve Automation, Inc.

  • Tina Lockhart, director of engineering at Moore Industries

    “exida certification is the best choice for global functional safety certification. They trained our experts to perform FMEDA analyses and helped us to migrate to version 2 of 61508. Their understanding of the safety lifecycle has been invaluable.”

    Tina Lockhart, director of engineering at Moore Industries

  • Erik de Groot, marketing manager, Safety Management Systems, Honeywell Process Solutions

    “We’re proud to be the first to achieve EDSA certification. Cybersecurity is one of our strategic cornerstones and it’s an integral part of our product development process. ISASecure™ EDSA certification gives our customers – and their procurement teams – that extra reassurance that Safety Manager can deliver on its promises.”

    Erik de Groot, marketing manager, Safety Management Systems, Honeywell Process Solutions

  • Wenjing Sun

    I attended the course, and learned a lot from it.. Steve is a very good trainer, who is nice and patient for our questions.

    Wenjing Sun

  • NOV Texas Oil Tools

    "Certification of NOV Texas Oil Tools’ Shear Ram and the assessment of the design process to the IEC 61508 standard raises the bar in safety critical components and gives their clients a clear indication of conformance. We found great benefit in applying functional safety to subsea products. exida has strong expertise in mechanical products and showed us how to apply functional safety."

    NOV Texas Oil Tools