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, 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

  • Jay Giffen, PBM Valves, Inside sales and marketing manager

    "Obtaining the SIL 3 capable rating from exida validates our commitment to providing high quality, safe and reliable valve solutions to critical process applications.”

    Jay Giffen, PBM Valves, Inside sales and marketing manager

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Eric Swanson - Honeywell

    "The level of professionalism exhibited by exida is outstanding. Their ability to interpret IEC 61508 in terms of our project development process is invaluable."

    Eric Swanson - Honeywell

  • Gil Perez, vice president of engineering at Velan

    ”We selected exida because of its expertise in functional safety certification. exida’s certification process has helped us focus our processes and product design on the real requirements of functional safety in accordance with IEC 61508.”

    Gil Perez, vice president of engineering at Velan

  • 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.