About 2017-06-25T19:58:07+00:00


Kenexis was established in 2004, and is a privately held company. Kenexis is an engineering consulting firm with employees stationed globally. Kenexis headquarters is in Columbus, Ohio and Kenexis maintains offices in Houston, Dubai, and Singapore.

Kenexis Senior Leadership

  • Edward M. Marszal – President and CEO
  • Kevin J. Mitchell – Vice-President and COO
  • James R. McGlone – Chief Marketing Officer


Kenexis’ clients span the globe and industry.  Kenexis has performed engineering services for hundreds of process, manufacturing, and utility clients in locations spanning the globe.


Kenexis is an independent consulting engineering firm that provides services and engineering software for process hazards analysis, fire and gas mapping, and industrial cybersecurity. Kenexis headquarters is in Columbus, Ohio since 2004, with offices in Houston and Abu Dhabi.

Our services focus on safety, security, and reliability and include Safety Instrumented System (SIS) services from the establishment of Safety Integrity Level (SIL), the development of Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS), and quantitative design Verification (SIL Verification). Kenexis experts work closely with your team to analyze the risks associated with process plant operations using different techniques, including PHA, LOPA and QRA. Kenexis state of the art Fire & Gas Mapping services include performance target selection, detector placement and coverage assessments. The Kenexis industrial cybersecurity team provides industrial control system services including strategic planning, design, assessments and incident response. Kenexis Instrumented Safeguard Suite™, including Effigy, Vertigo, Arbor and Dulcet, are engineering software tools designed by and built for process safety professionals.

Kenexis actively participates in industry standards and best practices, including ISA84, Electrical/Electronic/Programmable Electronic Systems (E/E/PES) for Use in Process Safety Applications and ISA99, Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security.

Kenexis services help clients comply with appropriate regulations and standards, and benchmark their performance and processes against industry best practices. These services allow its clients to maintain “best-in-class” safety, security and reliability ratings.

Kenexis Instrumented Safeguard Suite™

Kenexis Instrumented Safeguard Suite™ software is designed by and built for process safety professionals. Kenexis Instrumented Safeguard Suit is a platform our engineers use to create and deliver world-class online, ever-green engineering software. Kenexis Instrumented Safeguard Suit employs state of the art tools, security and cloud technologies to create a secure online platform for individuals to global complex engineering teams. The suite includes Effigy, Vertigo, Arbor and Dulcet described below.

Kenexis Effigy™

Effigy is a Fire & Gas Mapping application designed by and built for process safety professionals. Fire and gas 3D detector mapping and coverage analysis is based on the performance-based quantitative approach defined in ISA 84.00.07 Technical Report. Process safety has taken a significant step forward with the advent of fire and gas mapping for coverage targets using Kenexis Effigy™.

Kenexis Vertigo™

Vertigo SIS Lifecycle application designed by and built for process safety professionals in accordance with the industry consensus standards ISA 61511 / ISA 84. Vertigo provides an all-in-one software solution for developing conceptual designs, documenting and tracking design changes, and maintaining design documentation throughout the life of your Safety Instrumented Systems.

Kenexis Arbor™

Arbor is a Fault Tree Analysis application designed by and built for process safety professionals.  While Kenexis Arbor™ is a full featured Fault Tree Analysis application, it has been specifically designed with the SIS engineer in mind, utilizing the extensive Kenexis failure rate library and integrating seamlessly with the Kenexis Vertigo™ SIS Lifecycle Management application.

Kenexis Dulcet™

Dulcet is a Cybersecurity Analysis & Reporting application designed and built by industrial control system security professionals to provide security analysis of captured or real-time ICS traffic.

Quality System

Our Quality System was implemented to ensure that we deliver consulting engineering services that consistently meet the requirements, needs, and expectations of our customers through efficient project execution with the highest degree of professionalism, while continually improving the effectiveness of our quality management system.

Kenexis Quality Management System is ISO 9001:2008 accreditation by Performance Review Institute.

Achilles JQS Registered Supplierachilles-jqs-certificate-of-qualification

Kenexis Consulting Corporation is pleased to announce that it is a registered, verified, and compliant supplier on Achilles Joint Qualification System (JQS) for the Oil and Gas Industry in Norway and Denmark. Achilles creates and manages a global network of collaborative industry communities, allowing trading partners to share high quality, structured, real-time data.

JQS Codes Registered:

  • 1.14.8 General Technical Software Systems, (Specialist Systems, CAD/CAP, etc.)
  • 3.1.15 Fire and Gas Protection System Services
  • 3.2.2 Safety, Health and Environment Consultancy
  • 3.2.3 Risk Analysis Consultancy
  • 3.2.5 Training, Personnel Systems Consultancy