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ISA finalizes agreement enabling aeSolutions™ to market and deliver select ISA safety, cybersecurity and alarm management courses

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (5 June 2014) – The International Society of Automation (ISA) today announced it has finalized an agreement with aeSolutions,™ a supplier of performance-based process safety engineering and automation solutions, to market and deliver a series of ISA safety, cybersecurity and alarm management courses.

The agreement paves the way for aeSolutions to offer the following nine ISA courses throughout North America:

Several of these courses are part of ISA’s safety and cybersecurity certificate programs (ISA84/IEC61511 Safety Instrumented Systems and ISA99/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity), which enable students to obtain certificates that demonstrate competency in ISA and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards and associated engineering techniques and procedures.

The ISA-approved instructors for the training courses include aeSolutions’ safety, cybersecurity and alarm management experts Mike Scott, John Cusimano and John Bogdan.  aeSolutions will begin offering two ISA courses, EC50 and IC32, during the week of 7 July 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska USA. A full schedule of classes is available at

“Working with aeSolutions provides ISA a valuable opportunity to expand our reach using aeSolutions’ established presence, while also securing the talent of aeSolutions experts who have served ISA through their leadership in ISA18, ISA84 and ISA99 standards committees and their involvement in developing and instructing several of the ISA training courses included in this agreement,” remarks Patrick Gouhin, ISA Executive Director and CEO.

“We are very excited about the opportunity to partner with ISA on their safety, cybersecurity and alarm management training and certificate programs,” adds Brian Merriman, President and CEO of aeSolutions. “This agreement allows us to offer our customers industry-recognized training plus an independent certificate program using our own expert instructors.”

For more information on the agreement, contact Jodi Caldwell, Marketing Coordinator, at aeSolutions at +1 864-404-3074 or via email at    

About aeSolutions

In business since 1998, aeSolutions is a complete supplier of performance-based process safety engineering and automation solutions. To fulfill a mission of continuously improving the safety performance of the process industry, they utilize proven processes to help ensure consistent project execution and help customers optimize production, quality, and safety. aeSolutions is committed to providing engineering services that enable their clients to sustainably own, operate, and maintain their process facilities.

More information on aeSolutions, including the services and products offered by the company, can be found on the aeSolutions web site at

About ISA

Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation ( is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (