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.

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.

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

  • Chris Payne, SABIC

    "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."

    Chris Payne, SABIC

  • Jesse Salazar, Procter & Gamble

    ALM 102: Fundamentals of Alarm Management for the Practitioner Online was one of the best courses I have taken.

    Jesse Salazar, Procter & Gamble

  • 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

  • Bill Zhou, Rosemount Product Marketing

    “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.”

    Bill Zhou, Rosemount Product Marketing

  • 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

  • Khaled Abdelaal, Worley

    "The ALM-102 Alarm Management course was really a resourceful course, very well presented as well, so thank you very much!"

    Khaled Abdelaal, Worley

  • Eric Swanson - Honeywell

    "The level of professionalism exhibited by exida is outstanding. Their ability to interpret IEC 61508 in terms of our project development process is invaluable."

    Eric Swanson - Honeywell

  • Alan Bowden - Chiyoda

    "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."

    Alan Bowden - Chiyoda

  • 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

  • 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