exida - Functional Safety Services, IACS Cybersecurity, Alarm Management, IEC 61508 Certification

Who We Are.

experience enables exida to provide practical solutions to address your most difficult challenges.

exida 20 years

Founded in 2000 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, alarm management, cybersecurity, 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 standards implementation.

Our team of industry leading engineers have over 500 years of combined knowledge, with extensive experience in Chemical, Petro-Chemical, Oil & Gas, Subsea, Metals and Mining, Pharmaceutical, Pulp & Paper, Power Utilities, Automotive, Robotics, 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,  IEC 62061 and ISO 13849 for safety of machinery, and ANSI/RIA 1506 for robot safety.

Adding Value

Our clients need to cost-effectively implement the requirements of the safety and security standards. exida enables 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Robert Gamble, Project Manager for Gimpel Software

    "The exida staff we interacted with were extremely knowledgeable, professional, and responsive. Dave Butler was instrumental in helping us to understand the certification process and requirements and how they applied to our situation. Questions and concerns were consistently addressed in a thoughtful and meaningful way. We learned a lot from the experience and are very happy with our decision to partner with exida."

    Robert Gamble, Project Manager for Gimpel Software

  • 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

  • Chris Payne, SABIC

    "This course (ALM-102) was outstanding. The content was dead on and specific enough to the various control systems. I would recommend this course to anybody that is involved in Alarm Management. I want to thank you for the great information that you passed on."

    Chris Payne, SABIC

  • 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

  • Alan Bowden - Chiyoda

    "The ALM102 Alarm Management course was well laid out and kept my interest the whole time. It was just what I needed to take my alarm management knowledge and skills to the next level."

    Alan Bowden - Chiyoda

  • 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

  • Joel Pearce -  Emerson Product Compliance Supervisor

    "exida, as always, was wonderful to work with and very attentive to our project."

    Joel Pearce - Emerson Product Compliance Supervisor