Topic: BOM Management

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. This white paper was created to help manufacturing leaders determine how well they and

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Need to create a bill of material (BOM) but not sure what to include? Learn how to create an effective BOM and key considerations to help you get started.

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The alternatives to managing your product bill of materials (BOM) in fragile, formula-laden Excel spreadsheets that are duplicated across server folders and email inboxes.

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Definition and importance of manufacturing bill of materials (MBOM) and the differences between manufacturing BOM and engineering BOM.

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Introduction Manufacturers rely on the information that is included in the bill of materials (BOM) to build a product. The bill of materials typically includes part names, part numbers, part revisions and the quantities required to build an assembly. Thorough BOMs can include more descriptive information too, for example, the […]

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Well-made products are documented with well-made bill of materials (BOM). This list of items, parts, assemblies and sub-assemblies representing the product design (EBOM), or how the product is manufactured (MBOM), serves as a way to maintain an accurate list of required components.

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The Device Master Record (DMR) is an all-encompassing collection of documents and records (including device specifications, process specifications, quality assurance procedures, and packaging and labeling specifications) mandated by 21 CFR Part 820.181.

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To properly manage the BOM, most organizations select a BOM software management tool to help ensure the most current product revisions are seen by all members of the production team.

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Taking a step-by-step approach and getting buy-in from all stakeholders when putting a new tool in place will help ensure a smooth, successful implementation. Implementing product lifecycle management (PLM) is no different. This article provides six tips for manufacturers that are considering using a PLM software system or are ready to move forward with a PLM implementation.

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Scrap and rework costs are a manufacturing reality impacting organizations across all industries and product lines. Scrap and rework costs are caused by many things—when the wrong parts are ordered, when engineering changes aren’t effectively communicated or when designs aren’t properly executed on the manufacturing line.

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