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

  • 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

  • Mikko Tervo,  Valmet Automation

    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.”

    Mikko Tervo, Valmet Automation

  • Zohaib Siddiqui, ME Global

    "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.”

    Zohaib Siddiqui, ME Global

  • Robert C. Perry III, GB Biosciences / Syngenta Corporation

    I’d like to say many thanks to you for teaching an outstanding course. I hope to someday gain half the knowledge you have in functional safety. This was one of the best classes I’ve ever had. I’d like to let you know that I passed the CFSP exam!

    Robert C. Perry III, GB Biosciences / Syngenta Corporation

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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.”

  • Bob Botwinski, Eclipse® product manager, Magnetrol®

    “exida has a globally recognized IEC 61508 certification program. The exida certificate gives our customers strong confidence that our products are applicable to safety critical applications”.

    Bob Botwinski, Eclipse® product manager, Magnetrol®

  • 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

  • Terry Mize, Woodward system engineer

    "exida’s technical expertise and understanding of our processes resulted in an outstanding LESV testing regimen."

    Terry Mize, Woodward system engineer