The HIMA Group is the world’s leading independent provider of safety-related automation solutions for the process and railway industries to protect people, the environment and assets. Founded in 1908 and headquartered in Germany, the family-owned company counts about 900 employees and operates from over 50 locations worldwide.
As part of the HIMA group, HIMA Australia provides solutions based on wide-ranging application experience and functional safety expertise. Since our foundation in Perth in 2000, we have established the largest team of dedicated safety engineers in Australia and opened an additional office in Brisbane. We can also draw upon the resources and support of our extensive global network.
Our Australian headquarters in Perth serves Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea.
With more than 50,000 TÜV-certified safety systems
(SIL 3 and SIL 4) installed worldwide, HIMA qualifies as the technology leader in this sector.
As a safety expert, HIMA provides the safety technology as well as consulting, engineering, services, and training to best assist the customers throughout the entire safety lifecycle.
The world’s first scalable platform with built-in automation security, HIMA’s Safety Platform enables a broad range of systems on a single technology basis, from small solutions for all the way up to highly complex applications. The independent safety controllers are physically separated and employ open standards. Users can thus combine the most suitable safety solution with any leading BPCS (basic process control system).
With the world’s first CENELEC SIL 4-certified programmable safety controller, HIMA has revolutionized the railway industry. The commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products are open safety controllers that ensure end users and integrators independence, flexibility and cost savings, and can be easily integrated and maintained in a wide variety of solutions. As the core element, HIMA systems provide functional safety and IT security in applications such as level crossings, interlockings and rolling stocks.