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

  • Guy Elliot, Production Manager, Bifold

    "exida uses the FMEDA technique to obtain failure data rather than the cycle test method that is not realistic for process safety applications. The exida certification provides our customers with the data needed for Safety Instrumented System (SIS) design, along with additional confidence in our design processes and products.”

    Guy Elliot, Production Manager, Bifold

  • Curtis Dublanko - Profire Energy Design Engineer

    "exida provided an invaluable service to the Profire product development team in regards to training and upgrading existing processes. Interactions with the exida team were meaningful, educational, and productive."

    Curtis Dublanko - Profire Energy Design Engineer

  • Dave Denison, Emerson Project Manager

    “exida demands a high level of quality and care in both processes and documentation. We selected them due to their technical expertise in functional safety.”

    Dave Denison, Emerson Project Manager

  • Shervin Kermanshachi, Canadian Natural Resource Company

    I would like to thank exida for the great online course. I really enjoyed it. I just finished the course and passed the FSP process exam!

    Shervin Kermanshachi, Canadian Natural Resource Company

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tina Lockhart, director of engineering at Moore Industries

    “exida certification is the best choice for global functional safety certification. They trained our experts to perform FMEDA analyses and helped us to migrate to version 2 of 61508. Their understanding of the safety lifecycle has been invaluable.”

    Tina Lockhart, director of engineering at Moore Industries

  • Erik de Groot, marketing manager, Safety Management Systems, Honeywell Process Solutions

    “We’re proud to be the first to achieve EDSA certification. Cybersecurity is one of our strategic cornerstones and it’s an integral part of our product development process. ISASecure™ EDSA certification gives our customers – and their procurement teams – that extra reassurance that Safety Manager can deliver on its promises.”

    Erik de Groot, marketing manager, Safety Management Systems, Honeywell Process Solutions