A+W Business Pro

Integrated Production Control

A+W Business Pro is a professional and cost-effective entry-level solution for small- and medium-sized companies. The process from quotation to dispatch has never been easier!

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Functionalities & Benefits

  • Fully integrated commercial and production system
  • Wizard function for quick production release
  • Opportunity for more detailed and optimized planning with expert mode
  • Easy and quick output of production papers and NC code for cutting tables, IG lines, and benders
  • Combination of BOM items in production batches (multi-step production)
  • Integrated rack allocation after cutting
  • Selection, reservation, and booking of stock plates
  • Cutting optimization per batch and glass type based on the latest algorithms
  • Predefined production lists and labels
  • Machine connectors for cutting tables, benders, and IG lines
  • Job completion for optimizations
  • Correct inventory thanks to production reports
  • Lot of add-ons allowing for the opportunity to grow

System Info

Single site, 2-tier, possible on Terminal Server
Operating System:
MS Windows
Data Base:
SQL Server
Crystal Reports (easy and quick reports and analyses)
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Integrated Modules & Business Processes

The Sales Module helps you to manage all documents and processes related to an order, including down payments, partial shipments, and complaints.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Graphical order entry
  • Up to 999 items per order – no single variety orders needed
  • BOM concept offers full control on every level of an item/a product
  • EDI import and export of orders (e.g., to other sites)
  • Definition of supply conditions and prices
  • Extensive functions to copy documents
  • Different ways of terms and pricing (e.g., standard, customers, groups)
  • Supplier statistics
  • Creation, dispatch, and saving of declaration of performances (European product regulation law)

The Purchase Module helps you to manage your processes - from order - to purchase order – edi transfer - via receipt of goods - up to incoming control.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Generation of purchase orders from orders for P.O. parts/items (automatically/manually)
  • Generation of supplier inquiries
  • Definition of supply conditions and prices
  • Receipt of goods booking
  • Missing inventory control
  • Delivery date control
  • Invoice control
  • Supplier statistics
  • EDI import and export of P.O.s

A+W Business Pro Stock Management allows you to manage different jumbo sizes, stock sizes, residue plates, cases, glass doors, fittings, frame parts and accessories, such as mountings, sealing tape, etc.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Future stock on hand and Stock Forecast
  • Stock bookings and stock movements
  • Strong interconnection with Purchasing and Goods Receipt
  • Valuation of stock based on weighted moving average
  • Stock management and control for main stock components and material
  • Possibility to proceed booking during inventory (based on mirrored stock procedure for inventory)
  • Stock management for homogeneous cases (one size, contains all the same products)
  • Stock orders (filler)
  • Stock history

The Georgian Bar Entry gives you the opportunity to design grill patterns for the 1st and 2nd cavity.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Integrated CAD Designer for manual, order-based grill pattern design
  • Quality improvement based on graphical display
  • Drill-hole symmetrical or field symmetrical construction
  • Colors and variants possible

The Shape & Process Entry gives you the opportunity to design shaped items and to import and export technical drawings (TOE).

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Integrated CAD Designer for manual, order based shape design
  • Technical Order Entry for complex items based on templates and macros
  • Quality improvement based on graphical display and zoom functionality
  • Extension of your product-specific shape catalog by free constructions with A+W CAD Designer (Shapes)
  • Templates can be defined with fixed or variable parameters.
  • Automatic construction of technical drawings to support all necessary commercial documentation (i.e., orders, production paperwork, delivery notes, etc.) and control machinery
  • Efficient data compilation and processing, made possible by the separation of fixed and variable dimensioning
  • Instant availability of all data for subsequent optimization and production control, including optional machine control

A+W Business Pro provides various opportunities to control the system, processes, and modules therein,  while also allowing you to retrieve information about single documents (e.g., based on forecasts and history-tables).

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Price recorder
  • Order/P.O. history
  • Production feedback and overview
  • Management of user rights
  • Workflow and status management
  • Check for doubled documents
  • Future stock on hand
  • Cost calculation

The Statistic Module provides management access to all vital information to get an overview of the commercial progress of the company. Additionally, it`s  an important instrument for analyzing the overall health of the company.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Volume & consumption statistics
  • Turnover statistics
  • Group statistics
  • TOP 10 statistics
  • Supplier statistics
  • Delivery statistics (DIFOT: own & supplier)
  • Ability to create customize reports based on Crystal Reports
  • Deep and customized pivot statistics thanks to the possibility to export to Microsoft Excel

The Production Manager offers the ability to optimize, quickly release the imported orders, and automate (Standard Mode) or create production jobs while also optimizing them with human sensitivity (Expert Mode).

Standard Mode

  • Automatic import and job creation based on Number Manager
  • Quick selection of rack organization and depth tolerances
  • Selection of required production papers
  • Manual fine tuning of optimization parameters, stock sizes, etc.
  • Manual selection of best optimization

Expert Mode

  • Fine tuned user defined jobs
  • Job oriented optimization
  • Manual editing of cutting pattern
  • Manual release of production jobs

Extensions for A+W Business Pro

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