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Software for industrial production

Planning, design, implementation, and documentation, along with permanent data processing from the cloud or mobile sources: industrial production projects call for many complex work steps. And this in turn calls for integrated software solutions that offer lots of functions. Without them, projects take too long.

The uncharted territory of the digitalization landscape is shrinking constantly, even in industrial production. Many tasks of designers, production managers, maintenance personnel, and operators can be fully completed in tailored software solutions these days. We show you a few highlights from our digital products and services here. Find more in our App World.



Smartenance: digital maintenance management

Mobile, simple, efficient – Smartenance offers paperless digital maintenance management with centrally managed data in the cloud and fast updates. Smartenance keeps your maintenance team reliably up to date with the web application for production managers and the app for system operators.

For production managers: the web application

The web browser gives you an overview of all systems, employees, and tasks. Smartenance makes maintenance efficient: create and manage maintenance plans and analyze feedback on the status of your systems.

  • All systems including maintenance status at a glance
  • Creation of plans and allocation of tasks
  • Option of exporting data as detailed proof for audits


For system operators: the app

Use the app to access the latest plans and instruction manuals on a smartphone or tablet. Share your comments and images of the status of your systems with all colleagues instantly. Smartenance makes maintenance simple.

  • Current maintenance plans and allocated tasks always available
  • All instruction manuals digitally available with images, text, and PDFs
  • Quick documentation of the results using the comment function


Smartenance is now available in three packages – for maximum flexibility.

  • Smartenance Basic: digital maintenance management – paperless, transparent, and efficient
  • Smartenance Advanced: digital maintenance management and fault management for your machines
  • Smartenance Professional: digital maintenance management, fault management, and programming interface





FluidDraw: create and document circuit diagrams in one step

With FluidDraw you can quickly and easily create electrical and pneumatic circuit diagrams. FluidDraw makes it easier to plan complete systems, integrate individual components, and document the results in a standard-compliant way. You can access the Festo catalog and your own imported databases, and thus benefit from evaluation functions and ready-prepared assembly drawings. The software is part of the Festo engineering tools that provide users with a paperless and smooth approach for all phases, from planning to delivery and commissioning.

The functions and benefits at a glance

  • Pneumatic and electrical symbol libraries
  • Access to the Festo catalog and online basket as well as to your own product databases
  • Extensive character and dimension functions
  • Flexible licensing models: you can choose between the standard version and the subscription service (including all upgrades to higher versions and all updates within the current version)
  • Ready to use instantly without a hardware dongle





Schematic Solution: Eplan projects at the touch of a button

Where were the configuration solutions again? Which file contains the documents of the individual components? There are countless files accumulating on computers. To save you time and eliminate the need to search for information or go through the tedious, error-prone task of documentation, we developed Schematic Solution. This tool creates a project for you from the order code of an individually configured solution. And all without errors and as quick as a flash! Simply enter the order code in the search box and you’re done. No more tedious searching for, downloading, and piecing together individual components.

  • Intuitive, fast, and reliable error-free documentation at the push of a button
  • Complete: full mechatronic display of configured products like CPX, VTSA, and MPA
  • Reliable: automated generation in accordance with the IEC 61355/IEC 81346/ISO 1219 standards
  • Economical: gain time for value-adding activities