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exida Announces 2014 exida Safety Awards

  June 19, 2014

exida 2014 Safety Awards

exida, the world’s foremost technical authority and certification agency,  is pleased to announce its 2014 exida Safety Awards.  The awards are meant to honor the most outstanding functional safety products certified by exida per IEC 61508 in the following categories:

  • Components
  • Final Elements
  • Logic Solvers
  • Sensors
  • Software

exida is now accepting outside nominations for any product(s) that fits the following criteria:

  1. Must hold a valid exida certification
  2. A new and/or novel technology that will benefit/improve safety
  3. A new and/or novel technology that will benefit/improve application of IEC 61508
  4. Must be certified per IEC 61508: 2010
  5. Must have market release by 12/31/14
Please note that there does not necessarily have to be a winner in every category. If a specific category does not include a product that stands-out as an award contender, an award will not be presented in that category.

Please e-mail your nomination to awards@exida.com by Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:59pm PDT.  Your email should include the company name, the name of the product you are nominating, and a brief description as to why that product should be considered.  Please use the subject line “exida Safety Award-Nomination.”

  Click Here to View Last Year’s Winners

About exida:

exida is a certification and research firm specializing in safety critical/high availability automation systems, control system security, and alarm management.

exida has performed more functional safety certifications in the process industries than any other agency worldwide.  This past year, exida has provided certifications for the following companies:

AZ Armaturen - Brazil
Bifold Fluidpower Ltd.
Emerson Process Management
Emerson Topworx
Fisher Controls
FMC Technologies
General Electric
Green Hills Software
ITT Aerospace Controls
Joy Mining Machinery Ltd.
Kaneko Sangyo Co., LTD
Korea Unicom Valve Co., LTD
Mars Valve
Micro Motion
Moore Industries
NOV Texas Oil Tools
Quality Hydraulic Power Limited
Rosemount Inc.
Rupture Pin Technology
United Electric Controls
Woodward Industrial Controls
Yokogawa Electric Corporation