MES Basic Module – the Future-Proof Foundation

The future-proof foundation of your custom-fit FASTEC 4 PRO system forms the Basic Module. We support you to digitalize your shop floor and in meeting diverse requirements. What can we do for you and your production?

The Most Important Functions at a Glance

  • User administration including rights management on a functional level
  • Master data management of resources (e.g. machines, equipment, personnel, articles, work schedules)
  • Logging of all manually made data changes and activities (audit trail)
  • Printing and export functions, e.g. to Excel, sending e-mails automatically
  • View Designer for creating and customizing screens
  • Report designer for customizing reports

Benefits for Your Corporate Success

  • Core component for your modular MES solution, expandable at any time
  • User can configure and flexibly expand MES
  • Intuitive, high-performance software
  • User can customize screen masks
  • User can create individual reports quickly and easily

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

Fair and Flexible – You Only Buy and Pay for What You Really Need

Our seven modules are complemented by additional functions and many functionalities. This allows you to select the software components you need and you can focus on digitalizing your production step by step. We will be pleased to advise you!

Basic Module: Basic Data

Basic Module: Monitoring

Basic Module: User Administration

Basic Module FASTEC 4 PRO: In Detail

As the foundation of the MES solution FASTEC 4 PRO, the MES Basic Module provides you with the basic configuration and administration functions and is the basis for interfaces to other systems. The integrated View Designer and the report designer allow you to customize real-time views, evaluations and reports.

The MES solution FASTEC 4 PRO can be configured flexibly. It can be perfectly tailored to your production environment. The FASTEC standard is always met. For you, this means a custom-fit and exact implementation of your requirements without jeopardizing the updateability of the system.

New functions, additional machines or further production areas can be quickly integrated into the already existing FASTEC 4 PRO system. Thanks to the careful configuration of the master data in the MES Basic Module, you can easily access them for all licensed MES modules.

Find Out More About Our Modules and Reference Solutions!

In our download area we will give you an insight into reference solutions for our customers as well as further detailed information about our modules and software solutions. Let us inspire you!

Do You Have Questions About Individual Solutions for Your Company?

With us, you benefit from extensive project experience in digital production in various industries. With over 400 customers. Worldwide. Since 1995.

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: