Facts & Figures
HIMA – All This and Much More

What Makes Us Stand Out

Welcome to the world of HIMA. A world in which you can sleep soundly, knowing your facilities are functioning smoothly no matter where in the world they are located – on land, at sea, or on the move.

HIMA - Mehr als 35.000 installierte Sicherheitssysteme weltweit
More than
installed systems
HIMA - Made in Germany
made in Germany

HIMA has tens of thousands of safety systems installed in over 80 countries. That's more than any other vendor of safety solutions.

Johannes Hildebrandt
Paul Hildebrandt
Bernhard Philipp
Steffen Philipp

Since the founding of the company over 110 years ago, HIMA is still family owned. It is currently run by the fourth generation.

Since 1970

We are exclusively concerned with safety-critical processes – particularly since the introduction of the first TÜV-certified safety system. We have long been established as the world's leading specialist in safety solutions.

HIMA - Planar4 von 1970

HIMA offers the biggest range of flexible and scalable safety systems for industry. They can be integrated into any automation environment.


In just ten years, our workforce has doubled. Our experts are active in dozens of countries across all continents. And they are constantly increasing in number.


We dedicate over 70 percent of production time to testing and checking our systems.


The HIMA Group, headquartered in Brühl near Mannheim, is represented in over 50 locations worldwide, including: Australia, Benelux, Brazil, China, France, Italy, Canada, Colombia, Malaysia, Oman, Singapore, Slovakia, Turkey, the USA, the UAE, Algeria, Japan, and South Korea.

Process Industry

Nine out of the ten biggest gas companies and ten out of ten of the largest oil companies trust in HIMA for safety.

Rail Industry

operating hours without failure (the Netherlands)
kilometers of rail secured (Finland)
countries with HIMA installations

HIMA safety systems for the rail industry are based on the latest commercial-off-the-shelf components that are approved for SIL 4 use in accordance with CENELEC.

HIMA covers the world’s highest safety standards and safety integrity level SIL4.