Welcome to HIMA Europe & Africa

About HIMA Europe & Africa

HIMA is the world’s leading specialist in automated safety solutions, protecting a wide range of global customers in the process industry and the rail sector. Since the company was established in 1908 in Germany, HIMA has expanded globally and now has a network of offices, subsidiaries, representatives, and partners that covers the vast majority of Europe and Africa.

Our range of smart safety solutions covers all safety-critical applications in the process and rail industries. So whether you need to protect burners and boilers or turbomachinery, oil and gas pipelines or rail facilities, we have the technology you require. And no matter where you are based in Europe or Africa, we can draw upon the resources and expertise of the HIMA group to provide you with support and services throughout the entire safety lifecycle.

Company Facts

As many projects in the process and rail industries span across borders, so too does our expertise. Through international collaboration, we can support you with projects of any size. Moreover, thanks to our presence throughout Europe and Africa, with five legal entities and six offices, we understand the specific demands, challenges, and safety standards in your country. So whether you’re based in France or Finland, Slovakia or South Africa, our safety specialists are never too far away.

For more detailed information about HIMA in your country, explore our country-specific pages:
HIMA Europe & Africa offers a comprehensive range of lifecycle services and smart safety solutions. Our products and services include:
  • Burner management systems
  • Turbomachinery control
  • Pipeline management and control
  • Emergency shutdown systems
  • High-integrity pressure protection systems
  • Fire and gas systems
  • Logistics and machine safety
  • Rail safety
Throughout the Europe and Africa, HIMA systems protect the industrial plants of the world’s largest companies in the oil, gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and energy sectors. HIMA also supports customers in the rail industry with smart COTS controllers.
Process industry:
  • Air Liquide
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Ansaldo
  • Arkema
  • BASF
  • Bayer
  • Borealis
  • BP
  • CNIM
  • EDF Électricité de France
  • Edison
  • Enel
  • Eni Group
  • ExxonMobil
  • Fives Pillard
  • Gaz de France  (GDF)
  • Grande Paroisse
  • Iplom
  • ISAB
  • Kemira
  • Lanxess
  • LyondellBasell
  • Maire Technimont
  • Naphtachimie
  • Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM)
  • Neste Oil
  • Oxochimie
  • Raffineria di Milazzo
  • Royal DSM
  • Saipem
  • Sanofi
  • Saras
  • Sasol
  • Shell
  • Solvay
  • Sonatrach
  • Specialty Polymers Antwerp
  • Technip FMC
  • Total
  • Valmet Automation
  • Versalis
  • Yara
  • Zambon
Rail industry:
  • AES
  • Aktor
  • Efacec
  • Finnish Transport Authority (FTA)
  • ISKRA Sistemi
  • London Underground
  • Mipro OY
  • Movares
  • ProRail
  • RFI
  • Savronik
  • TCDD
HIMA offers outstanding career opportunities for both experienced professionals and ambitious newcomers to the industry. We have a variety of attractive jobs for committed people who are enthusiastic about technology. You can look forward to an exciting career within a globally active high-tech company characterized by an international environment, flat hierarchies, a creative team spirit, and unparalleled innovation.

Would you like to share in our success and contribute to our continued growth? Then apply now and start out on your successful professional future.

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Training Courses

Developing high-availability, standards-compliant, and economical safety concepts requires considerable expertise. HIMA offers a range of training programs to keep you up to date with diverse aspects of functional safety and cybersecurity. Whether you are looking to gain TÜV certification, become more experienced with HIMA products, or simply want to take part in a refresher course on a specific topic, we can give you the skills and guidance you need. Training courses and seminars take place either at our headquarters in Germany, our local offices in Europe and Africa, or on your site, if required. View all offered training

Locations & Contacts

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Training Hotline
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In automation technology, up-to-date expertise is crucial. Our individually customized seminar offerings help to ensure that you stay updated.