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, 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.
Companies 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 consultants 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.
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.
"We were confident in choosing exida as our certification body for their technical expertise in functional safety certification. They have a rigorous process that gives our customers a solid confidence that our products are applicable to safety critical applications."
"exida provided a great cyber security overview to confirm our current procedures, while offering recommendations to make enhancements to keep current with industry standards."
“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.”
"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."
“exida has clearly become the certification market leader. Their analysis documents the device’s exceptional safety integrity. Combining a high safe failure fraction (> 96%) with broad diagnostic coverage and the ability to detect process / installation issues such as plugged impulse lines increases proof test intervals and reduces total cost of ownership.”
"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."