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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Sal Provanzano, RTP Corp. president

    “exida has a globally recognized accredited program that leverages their expertise in cybersecurity and functional safety. This certification demonstrates RTP’s commitment to cyber-security defense and gives our customers confidence in our products.”

    Sal Provanzano, RTP Corp. president