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 now the world’s leading product certification and knowledge company specializing in automation system safety, security, and availability.

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 safety; IEC 62443 for industrial control system cybersecurity; ISA-18.2 for alarm management; and IEC 62061 for safety of machinery.

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

  • Bill Zhou, Rosemount Product Marketing

    “exida has clearly become the certification market leader. Their analysis documents the device’s exceptional safety integrity. Combining a high safe failure fraction (> 96%) with broad diagnostic coverage and the ability to detect process / installation issues such as plugged impulse lines increases proof test intervals and reduces total cost of ownership.”

    Bill Zhou, Rosemount Product Marketing

  • Bob Masi, Detcon President

    “We chose exida because they have in depth knowledge of IEC 61508 that goes beyond the others we were considering. exida showed us a path through this complex standard.”

    Bob Masi, Detcon President

  • Terry Mize, Woodward system engineer

    "exida’s technical expertise and understanding of our processes resulted in an outstanding LESV testing regimen."

    Terry Mize, Woodward system engineer

  • Marcos Ricardo Pretto, Valmicro Manager, Lupatech S.A.

    “exida has the technical capability needed to certify mechanical devices. The exida analysts have a strong understanding of the mechanical design process. This certification will give our customers additional confidence in our design processes and products.”

    Marcos Ricardo Pretto, Valmicro Manager, Lupatech S.A.

  • Munish Nanda - ITT

    "While we have always been confident in the integrity of our highly engineered products, SIL 3 capability allows us to provide additional safety verification to customers, especially those with high vibration, rugged, harsh environment applications."

    Munish Nanda - ITT

  • Keith Bellville, Emerson Product Marketing Manager

    “exida is the only Certification Body that covers both functional safety and cybersecurity. The exida certification will give our customers additional confidence in our products.”

    Keith Bellville, Emerson Product Marketing Manager