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 the experience and reputation to provide a trusted certification which our customers depend upon for their critical applications."
“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.”
“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.”
"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."
"The level of professionalism exhibited by exida is outstanding. Their ability to interpret IEC 61508 in terms of our project development process is invaluable."
"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."
"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.”
"The ALM-102 Alarm Management course was really a resourceful course, very well presented as well, so thank you very much!"
"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."
"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.”