Kenexis is an independent consulting engineering firm that provides technical safety services for process industries, and other industries that manage risks related to chemicals or stored energy.
Our services, and the best-in-class software that we have developed and use to perform these services fall into four categories.
Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)– including SIL Verification, Safety Requirements Specifications (SRS), Test Plan Development and Optimization, Validation, Verification, and Functional Safety Assessment – primarily using our Vertigo™ SIS Lifecycle Management Software, and Open PHA™ HAZOP/LOPA Documentation Software.
Process Hazards Analysis (PHA)– including a full range of facilitated/workshop studies like HAZOP, LOPA, HAZID, and a full-range of auditing – primarily using our Open PHA™ HAZOP/LOPA Documentation Software, and Open Audit™ Documentation Software.
Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA)– including a full range of fire, explosion, and dispersion modeling using gaussian, analytical equations, and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) techniques, facilitating decision making for facility siting, permitting, and special analysis of high-risk scenarios.
Fire and Gas Mapping (FGM)– including risk analysis for performance target (coverage) and fire and gas system (FGS) mapping for detector coverage quantitative assessment – primarily using our Effigy™ 3D Fire and Gas Mapping Software.
Our consulting engineering services, software, and training focus on safe, secure, and reliable operation of process industries.
Kenexis participates in standards organizations including ISA and API. We actively participates in industry standards and best practices, including the ISA84 standard panel for ISA/IEC 61511 Functional Safety – Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector.
Kenexis services help clients comply with appropriate regulations and standards, and to benchmark their performance and processes against industry best practices. These services allow our clients to maintain “best-in-class” safety and reliability ratings.
Kenexis was established in 2004 and is a privately held company. Kenexis headquarters is in Columbus, Ohio.
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 9001:2015 accreditation by Performance Review Institute.