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May 17 2017   6:41PM GMT

bill of materials (BoM)

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Bill of Materials

A bill of materials (BoM) is a list of the parts or components that are required to build a product. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Engineering and manufacturing must work together to be sure that their separate, but related versions of the BOM are always in sync and up to date.” – Dave Turbide

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