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Infor LN & Baan Tip of the Week: The Production Bill of Material – 10.7

The production bill of material is globally specified at the company level. It can be used as a source for the definition of the local material lists, such as:

  • The production model in the repetitive module.
  • The production model in the job shop module.
  • The subcontracting model in the subcontracting module.

The production bill of material can be generated through the engineering bill of material. The new production bill of material differs from the old bill of material:

  • It has a header and a status.
  • It is always revision controlled.
  • The effective dates have been moved from the material lines to the header.
  • The BOM quantity has been moved from item production data to the header.
  • The use up has been moved from alternatives to the material line.
  • The material line excludes logistic data (no warehouse nor routing operation).

The production bill of material is not mandatory.

Production bill of material revisions:
The production bill of material is revision controlled. The objective of the revision is to control the changes to the bill of material over time.

The P-bom includes this revision-related data:

  • Revision number
  • Effective date and Expiry date
  • Status (New, Approved, Expired)
  • Creation date and Created by: user
  • Approval date and Approved by: user
  • Expiry date and Expired by: user
  • Source information
Tuesday, November 12, 2019/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (1207)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Infor LX & BPCS Tip of the Week: Control Number, POCNO, added to CEA502B1

This enhancement makes the control number field in the purchase order file available for macros. Previously, the POCNO field (control number) in the purchase order was not available for macros. This enhancement allows the user to create macros that use this field. This enhancement provides the user with the ability to keep track of control numbers in their journal entries.

The programs impacted include:

  • CEA502B1, ACP Engine Resolution Program
  • CGL091B, ERPLX ACP File I/O Program
Monday, November 11, 2019/Author: Anthony Etzel/Number of views (759)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 5.0
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