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Managing Your BOM: Spreadsheets vs. Product Lifecycle Management

Manufacturers rely on the item, assembly, documents, and related product record information that is included in a bill of materials (BOM) ...

5 Steps to Scale Your Business When Your Competition Stumbles

What you know about your business today will help you get ahead, but what you don’t know can cost you time, money, and market share. ...

Scrap and Rework: How Can You Reduce Errors and Cut Costs

Scrap and rework costs are a manufacturing reality impacting organizations across all industries. Scrap and rework is caused by many things ...

6 Tips for a Smoother Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software Implementation

This article provides six tips for manufacturers that are considering using a PLM software system or are ready to begin a PLM implementation. ...

Managing The Device Master Record (DMR) to Comply with 21 CFR Part 11 and Part 820

The device master record (DMR) is an all-encompassing collection of documents and records that must be controlled per FDA 21 CFR Part 820. ...

ERP and PLM: Complementary Systems Drive manufacturing success

ERP and PLM systems are complementary systems that can communicate with each other, yet support distinct business needs. ...

Are You Still Managing Bill of Materials (BOM) in Spreadsheets?

Learn why managing your product record and bill of materials (BOM) in spreadsheets introduces revision confusion and costly production errors. ...

Accurate Multilevel Bills of Materials (BOMs) Result in Great Products

A multilevel bill of materials, also known as an indented BOM, provides the complete recipe for building a finished product. ...

What is a Bill of Materials (BOM) and How Do You Create One?

Need to create a bill of materials (BOM), but are not sure what to include? Learn how to create accurate product assembly records. ...

Choosing the Right BOM Management Software

To properly manage the bill of materials (BOM) with electrical, mechanical, and software components—you need an intelligent BOM software solution. ...

Manufacturing BOMs Are Critical to Successfully Build Products

We explain what manufacturing bill of materials (MBOMs) are and explore how they are different than engineering BOMs. ...

What is an Engineering Bill of Materials (EBOM)?

The engineering bill of materials (EBOM) is a special type of bill of material that defines the product as designed. It contains the list of items, pa...