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.

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

  • Mark Gaalswyk, Det-Tronics Senior Compliance Engineer

    "exida has the experience and reputation to provide a trusted certification which our customers depend upon for their critical applications."

    Mark Gaalswyk, Det-Tronics Senior Compliance Engineer

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • William Bunk, GSK

    "exida provided a great cyber security overview to confirm our current procedures, while offering recommendations to make enhancements to keep current with industry standards."

    William Bunk, GSK

  • 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