Home » exida purchases AIM SILSuiteT software
exida purchases AIM SILSuiteT software
Sellersville, Pa., December 3 - exida.com, LLC today has announced the purchase of a license to merge the Asset Integrity Management (AIM) SILSuite product line into the exSILentia Suite. The SILSuite product line is a set ofleading software tools that have been widely adopted in Europe and is used by many global refining and chemical companies. The strengths of SILSuite complement the strengths of exida’s exSILentia product offering and allow exida to broaden its safety life cycle software solution.
SILSuite is a comprehensive product with modules that address many phases of the safety life cycle. SILSuite modules include SILAlarm, SILHazop, SILClass and SILCalc. Iwan van Beurden, exida director of engineering, stated that “the integration of these two software platforms will result in an unparalleled tool for customers striving to increase functional safety and achieve compliance while managing costs.”
Ted Heale of AIM stated that “exida was a perfect strategic fit to leverage the strong technology embedded in the SILSuite software product.” Clive Timms of AIM stated "The real need for SIS practitioners is to have a good set of integrated life cycle tools to aid compliance with the standard and reduce the time and associated costs with each life cycle stage."
exida plans to support both product platforms and integrate the features into a combined product that will be marketed under the exSILentia brand. The combination of SILSuite’s integrated safety life cycle concepts with exSILentia’s extensive equipment database and unmatched SIL verification engine will result in a clear market leading solution for functional safety customers.
Dennis Zetterberg with Chevron said: "We believe that an integrated safety life cycle approach that is supported by a software solution is much needed in the industry. We have worked with both AIM SILSuite and exSILentia and agree that a software solution that combines the strengths of both of these would help us reduce costs by streamlining the various phases of the safety life cycle, as well as achieve consistency in our Safety Instrumented System design, implementation, operation, testing and maintenance throughout our global facilities.”
Past Time to Upgrade Your DCS?
Upgrading Your DCS: Why You May Need to Do It Sooner Than You Think
Friday p.m. Wrap-Up:This Week on ControlGlobal and Elsewhere
Some of the week's biggest stories in process automation
What's Bad Weather Costing Us?
U.S. taxpayers paid nearly $100 billion responding to damages caused by last year’s extreme weather events associated with climate change, about $1,100 per taxpayer, according to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
BP, Shell, Statoil Raided by EC
European Commission investigators raided the offices of oil companies BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Statoil as well as data collector Platts as part of a larger inquiry into price manipulation of the global crude market.
Invensys' SimSci Suite 2013 Now with More Usability Features
Invensys releases SimSci Suite 2013, a DVD catalogue providing a single source for all of Invensys' current SimSci-Esscor design, operator training, simulation and optimization software
What We Can Learn About Safety from the Titanic Hearings
This report from the U.K. publication The Engineer is instructive. It reprints a report from the May, 1912 hearings on the sinking of the Titanic.
Honeywell Integrates and Certifies FMC722 Subsea Automation Protocol
The integration and certification of these solutions will boost the productivity of oil and gas field operators and engineers
Monsanto Muscatine named 2012 HART Plant of the Year
The HART Communication Foundation today announces that the Monsanto chemical manufacturing plant located in Muscatine, Iowa, USA, was selected as recipient of the 2012 HART Plant of the Year Award.
Siemens Gas Chromatograph Is ISA Product of the Year
Siemens Industry, Inc. has been awarded the prestigious ISA Analysis Division Product of the Year Award for 2013 for its Maxum edition II gas chromatograph featuring a new modular oven and color touch panel display.
IChemE Issues Call for Papers for Fall Conference
Scotland will host a new international symposium on the future of the oil and gas industry later this year, and papers are now being invited on key issues including shale gas, carbon management and the future of refining and petrochemicals in Europe.
- All news »
Access the entire print issue on-line and be notified each month via e-mail when your new issue is ready for you. Subscribe today.
- Featured White Papers