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Sunday, February 22, 2009

BOM Overview and Types


BOM is one of the most important documents in a manufacturing company. Like the
recipe for a cake, it is a comprehensive list of all the ingredients required to
make or assemble a finished item. These ingredients are the components, parts
and raw materials that are used.

BOM Types
  • Item - usually is purchased from outside source
  • BOM - produced in-house and contains components to go for the finished product
  • Service - represents a service e.g. hourly rates for services during manufacturing

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