Process Automation Forum 2017 – Functional Safety acc. to IEC 61508/61511


is an independent designer and supplier of integrated safety-critical, control and automation systems. They offer individual solutions to protect assets and ensure the safety of employees by delivering systems which are tailored to end user requirements. HIMA‘s open integrated safety systems are scaleable and fit for purpose.


is one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of innovative and reliable process measuring technology and has over 90 years of experience in providing flow, level, temperature and pressure instrumentation to all industry sectors around the globe.


National Supervision and Inspection Center for Explosion Protection and Safety of Instrumentation (NEPSI) is: international testing laboratory accredited by IECEx Scheme; Shanghai Inspection and Testing Center of Electrical Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres for National Work Safety authorized by China State Administration of Work Safety (with qualification of Class A).


is a worldwide leading supplier of control valves and regulators. Applications for the equipment are in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, refining and oil & gas industries as well as in HVAC installations.


is a worldwide leading manufacturer of electrical connection technology, interface and industrial automation technology. The diverse product range includes din rail terminal blocks, PCB terminal blocks and connectors, interface, surge protection components, hardware and software systems offering comprehensive automation solutions.


Shanghai Inspection and Testing Institute of Instruments and Automation Systems (SITIIAS) was founded in 1960 as a subordinate establishment of Shanghai Institute of Process Automation Instrumentation (SIPAI). It has a long history and outstanding performance in technology research, quality inspection, trade service, standardisation management etc. of industrial-process measurement and control instruments and systems.


is one of the biggest providers of technical services in the world. The core brand combines its activities in the three business units of Industrial Services, Mobility, and Training. The inspection, certification and training companies are a driving force for global innovations and further development of the traditional TÜV activities.