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.
"The exida staff we interacted with were extremely knowledgeable, professional, and responsive. Dave Butler was instrumental in helping us to understand the certification process and requirements and how they applied to our situation. Questions and concerns were consistently addressed in a thoughtful and meaningful way. We learned a lot from the experience and are very happy with our decision to partner with exida."
“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.”
“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 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.”
"Highly skilled and trained staff. The team was very supportive, helpful, flexible and adaptive to different workloads and needs throughout the entire project. Dave even worked during his vacations. We are very thankful to the entire team, especially for the final push, which helped us to meet the delivery deadline.”
“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”.
"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."
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!
exida training gave us a great introduction to Alarm Management and the IEC62682 Standard. The instructor Todd Stauffer is highly competent within the area of Alarm Management and has great communication skills.
The value exida provided us has been exceptional. Their technical expertise, combined with a dedication to timeliness and a high level of efficiency, has made our project a success. The assessor's ability to communicate clearly and completely at all stages helped tremendously.