Software Solution for Digital Production

Discover how you can increase productivity, reduce costs and act flexibly.

We are your experienced partner – since 1995.

FASTEC Webinars: Learn about the advantages of our software solution – at ON-SITE events from our customers’ point of view!

Stay Competitive in the Long Term – With Us.

FASTEC GmbH is based in Paderborn, Germany and specializes in the digitalization of production processes based on the in-house developed Manufacturing Execution System (MES) FASTEC 4 PRO. The modular standard software can be configured across industries, is compatible with future releases and operated intuitively.

FASTEC has been accompanying its customers on their way to digital transformation since 1995. Around 400 companies in over 20 countries use FASTEC 4 PRO in over 10,000 production facilities. Work processes are optimized and costs are sustainably reduced thanks to the holistic digitalization of production.

Who We Work For

From automotive suppliers to food producerspharmaceutical companies to toy manufacturers, from highly specialized niche suppliers, to ambitious medium-sized companies to large international corporations – more than 400 customers around the globe trust in Software for Production – made in Paderborn. Among them are:

Our Software Solution FASTEC 4 PRO

Decide in favor of a tried and tested, modular MES solution to optimize your entire production. Special advantages of our MES solution FASTEC 4 PRO are the flexible adaptability to your special production processes as well as its sector-independent approach.

Module Quality Assurance (QA)

Standard Functions Included

  • Automatic data transfer from peripheral devices/PLC
  • Automatic inspection
  • Data archiving
  • Digital checklists
  • Simple inspection plan creation
  • Intuitive operator entries during production
  • Proactive information management
  • Inspection plans/inspection orders
  • Samples/statistical process controls (SPC)
  • Top level dashboards on large screens

Module Detailed Scheduling (DS)

Standard Functions Included

  • Production variants/versions
  • Gantt chart with drag and drop functionality
  • Comfort functions for an efficient planning process
  • Planning regarding limited capacities
  • Testing of rule violations
  • Scenarios with analyses

Optional Extensions

  • Equipment availability planning
  • Material availability planning
  • Personnel availability planning
  • Campaigns/planning groups
  • Changeover matrices/rules, calculation of the setup times

Module Traceability (TRC)

Standard Functions Included

  • First Pass Yield
  • Forward and backward searches

Optional Extensions

  • Connection to measuring equipment (Q-DAS)
  • Label printer control
  • Material review board (MRB)
  • Material traceability
  • Process traceability
  • Process interlocking
  • Serial number/batch traceability
  • Serial number generator

Module Maintenance (M)

Standard Functions Included

  • Planned maintenance
  • Personnel deployment and requirements planning
  • Alerting
  • Hierarchical structures
  • Maintenance plans/orders
  • Calendar/runtime/counter/state triggers
  • Request and task management
  • Pareto and Pivot analyses
  • Autonomous maintenance
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Synchronization with MDA

Module Machine Data Acquisition (MDA)

Standard Functions Included

  • Intuitive input screens
  • Comprehensive and simple reporting
    – Differentiation of rejects
    – Performance analysis
    – Setup time report
    – States reports
  • Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)

Optional Extensions

  • KPI configurator
  • Process data acquisition
  • Process messages (PM)

Module Production Data Acquisition (PDA)

Standard Functions Included

  • Production order management
    – Routings
    – Bill of material
  • Various order types

Optional Extensions

  • Automatic order start from PLC
  • DNC/EDS set data management
  • Document display
    – e.g. training videos, changeover instructions
  • Dynamic target setup times
  • Energy data acquisition
  • ERP bookings
    – Recording of quantities/time regarding the production order/start date
    – Automatic reporting into the ERP system
    – Based on packing instructions

Basic Module

Standard Functions Included 

  • Audit trail
  • Basic data editor
  • User/rights management
  • Multilingualism
  • Report Designer
  • View Designer
  • Master data management
  • Resource Logbook

Optional Extensions

  • Alerts
  • Connection to BI/BW systems
  • ERP interface
  • Graphical online monitoring (e.g. Andon board)
  • Machine connection
  • Mobile Client
  • Office Client

Our Promise – Your Benefits

Optimizing production processes in partnership Since 1995, we have been keeping our promise to always offer you the best performance with our modular MES solution. Regardless of whether you are a medium-sized company, a specialist or networked group – we talk the same language and optimize your production together with you. Based on our many years of experience and cross-industry expertise, we manage MES projects at first hand. We are here for you all the way through, from project consulting, sales, installation and training to smooth support. Thanks to our broad knowledge – ranging from machine interfaces to a variety of ERP systems – we have also made a name for ourselves as a partner for complex IT projects in the production landscape.

Enable competitive advantages With our flexible solutions, which can be adapted to your production environment, you are one step ahead of your competitors:

  • Solutions specially tailored to your production conditions
  • Easy operation and therefore a high level of acceptance – from the shop floor to the management
  • Verifiable improvements and thus increased production results
  • Noticeable cost reduction and consequently higher revenues
  • Quickly configurable and thus long-term investment security

FASTEC Webinars:
– ON-SITE: FASTEC 4 PRO from our customers’ point of view
– Our modules: Explained in a practical way


Technological trends, dates of our events, information on current developments of our software and data connections …

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Get exclusive insights into the optimized production of our customers or get to know our software even better.

The international company is digitalizing its production with FASTEC.

After a successful proof of concept, FASTEC 4 PRO is rolled out in production. Learn more about the solution at NMC here.

Do You Have Special Requirements for Digital Production Management?

We provide customized solutions. With us, you benefit from extensive project experience in digital production in various industries. With over 400 customers. Worldwide. Our consultants can draw on many years of experience from diverse customer projects and can often identify optimization potentials at first glance. In this way we offer you individual, tailor-made solutions. For more than 25 years.

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