Topic: New Product Introduction

Because the bill of material (BOM) plays such a critical part in the product development process, product manufacturers often use BOM management tools to help keep their product data under control. But choosing one

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New product introduction (NPI) and new product development (NPD) are often referred to in the same way or confused by many. Both are required to get products to market, but each focuses on different aspects of the product realization process.

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In manufacturing, it costs a lot more to fix problems caused by poor part documentation than it does to document product parts properly the first time. Get tips for finding electronic components and advice on how to

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Manufacturing a product means you have parts – anywhere from just a few to hundreds, perhaps even thousands, to manage, track and store. But choosing the best part numbering scheme for your business can be difficult.

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A part number system is a useful way to help individuals and departments identify and track parts. Learn what to consider when selecting a part number system and how to get started.

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An EBOM is often organized by engineers based on the CAD or EDA tool used and defines the product as designed. Learn how a complete and accurate engineering BOM supports a smooth hand-off to manufacturing.

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Well-made products are documented with well-made bill of materials (BOMs). This article describes key factors to consider when creating a multi-level BOM.

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