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exida certifies Rosemount tank gauging system

September 18, 2014 - exida certified the Rosemount Tank Gauging System from Emerson for functional safety, ensuring that it meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capability per IEC 61508: 2010.

"Emerson has clearly demonstrated a very high quality design process that meets the rigorous IEC 61508: 2010 requirements,” says John Yozallinas, exida Evaluating Assessor.  “They have a thorough development process which helps ensure the delivery of products that achieve high levels of functional safety.”

“The tank gauging market is rapidly moving toward the use of IEC 61508 certified devices,” says Christian Skaug, Senior Technical Product Manager at Emerson.  “We are confident choosing exida as our Certification Body because their program provides our customers with the necessary information, and the third party assurance of our high design quality.”

About exida:
exida is a certification and research firm specializing in safety critical/high availability automation systems, control system cybersecurity, and alarm management.  exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.   

About Emerson Process Management:
Emerson Process Management an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb, Syncade, DeltaV, Fisher, Micro Motion, Rosemount, Daniel, Ovation and AMS Suite.

About Emerson:
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion.

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