"BOM management"

Bill of Materials (BOM): process or technology challenge?

Bill of Materials (BOM): process or technology challenge?

The importance of Bill of Material in product development and manufacturing hardly can be undervalued. BOM is a cornerstone of almost all processes and activities – from early requirement and design and to manufacturing, services and support. Therefore, efficient BOM management is an absolutely important element of product development processes….

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JIT’s impact on PLM and BOM management

JIT’s impact on PLM and BOM management

JIT (Just in Time) is a well-known approach in manufacturing industry. In a nutshell, JIT is a production strategy to reduce inventory and associated cost. The philosophy of JIT is related to processing and transactions of inventories, which adds additional cost. By removal (or reducing) of inventories, you can reduce a…

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Will PLM manage enterprise BOM?

Will PLM manage enterprise BOM?

Bill of Materials is a huge topic. It is hard to underestimate the importance of BOM management in general as well as specifically for PLM systems. I’ve been blogging about BOM many times. Use this custom Google search to browse my previous beyond PLM articles about BOM. One of the…

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BOM 101: How to modularize the Bill of Materials

BOM 101: How to modularize the Bill of Materials

I want to get back to my BOM 101. In my view, Bill of Material management is one of the fundamental processes in PDM/PLM and requires lots of attention. I want to take the feedback made by Jos Voskuil and turn the conversation to be more business oriented. One of…

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BOM 101: 5 “Don’ts” for Bill of Materials Management

BOM 101: 5 “Don’ts” for Bill of Materials Management

BOM is fascinating. After posting 3 Modern BOM Management Challenges a week ago, I keep getting back to Bill of Materials management topic.  If you missed my previous BOM 101 posts, here are links to get up to speed: BOM 101- The four pillars of every BOM management solution, BOM…

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Search for the right BOM – I’m feeling lucky?

 I’d like to start  a wide topic for discussion – BOM. Yes, Bill of Material. This may seem like an old topic, I think, since most of the work that manufacturers do, starts from a Bill of Material (requirements) and ends with a Bill of Material (built/support/disposal). Therefore, my first…

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