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.
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 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.
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.
“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.”
the assessment and certification process with exida went fluently.” Remarks Mikko Tervo, Manager for Valmet Automation. “There were no problems or surprises in the certification process, and in the end the deadline set by us to exida was met and we were able to use certification in our product launch marketing.”
"Obtaining the SIL 3 capable rating from exida validates our commitment to providing high quality, safe and reliable valve solutions to critical process applications.”
ALM 102: Fundamentals of Alarm Management for the Practitioner Online was one of the best courses I have taken.
“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.”
“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.”
"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."
”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.”
"exida was so easy to work with, very clear and really worked with us to ensure we met certification requirements. Their knowledge and advice were superb throughout the process.”
"Their courses are especially effective in providing a detailed understanding of the concepts of Functional Safety for both beginners and experienced personnel. Class exercises allow concepts to be absorbed and applied effectively especially where calculations/analyses are involved.”