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exida Announces Business Partnership with Champion Technology


  May 08, 2017

exida, a global supplier of functional safety products, services and certifications is pleased to announce a business partnership with Champion Technology.

“Champion is very excited to partner with exida, a recognized world leader in Functional Safety and Alarm Management solutions for the process industry," says Mehrdad Ghorashi, President for Champion.

"We understand the importance of these areas to our customers and also recognize the increasing risk posed to their critical networks by cyber threats. We feel this partnership validates the high level of competency and quality Champion is known for. Our Functional Safety Professionals together with exida’s expertise, will allow us to provide a full suite of safety lifecycle services such as Process Risk Management consulting, PHA/HAZOP facilitation, SIL Selection, SRS development, SIL Verification, Proof Test procedures and also services to support an effective Alarm Management Program”. 

“Champion Technology has built a strong reputation for providing quality engineering services to their customers, and this complements exida’s service and product offering,” says Steve Gandy, exida vice president of global business development. “exida has been looking to partner with a select group of companies as a means of enhancing both company’s product and service offerings.  We are very pleased to partner with Champion Technology and expect to have a very successful partnership.”

About exida:           

exida is a certification and research firm specializing in safety critical/high availability automation systems, control system cybersecurity, and alarm management.  exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices located in: Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.   

About Champion:

As a leading systems integrator, Champion Technology Services, Inc. provides concept to completion of automation solutions using the latest advanced technologies. Our main focus includes industrial automation and control systems integration along with telecommunication solutions such as wireless communications and data management. With ten offices throughout Louisiana, Texas, Utah, and Colorado, Champion serves customers across the United States and internationally.