Cary, NC (PRWEB) January 18, 2005
SMGlobal Inc. (http://www.smglobal.com) has released version 4.3 of its FastMaint CMMS software for preventive maintenance management. FastMaint a Microsoft Windows based computerized maintenance management solution (CMMS) for small to medium sized manufacturing plants & facilities. It is one of the few maintenance software packages to pass MicrosoftÂs certification tests. FastMaint is useful for maintenance of manufacturing plants & facilities, vehicle fleets and maintenance of other equipment and enterprise assets. Maintenance software can help companies reduce plant shutdowns due to equipment failures and help them meet goals of improving operational performance, quality and cost savings.
FastMaintÂs affordable price, low maintenance needs and ease of use make it possible for small to medium size manufacturers to reap many of the benefits of computerized maintenance management software (CMMS software). These benefits have traditionally been available only to very large companies that could afford the steep costs, complex deployments and high level of consulting support and training required.
FastMaint is designed to be ÂfastÂ and easy to install and use so that users can become productive soon. Both planned and preventive maintenance tasks can be scheduled, managed and tracked. An integrated inventory system allows one to track inventory use and when to reorder parts. Maintenance managers can plan ahead and budget work for the week, month, quarter, year or any defined period. One can easily create work orders and collect feedback on jobs done. The multi-user Professional edition provides a way for non-maintenance personnel to submit maintenance requests. Users rights to view or change information can be restricted to protect maintenance data. Many third party tools such as report writers; data extraction utilities, etcÂ can also be integrated with the FastMaint database. FastMaint can work with MicrosoftÂs Access or SQL Server database. The new release brings in bar code support, maintenance analysis reports, improved work order support and a host of other enhancements.
Prices start at US$995 for the single user Standard edition. For more information and a free 30-day trial of FastMaint please visit http://www.smglobal.com.
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Contact: SMGlobal Inc.
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