Manufacturing Pro is proud to introduce the BOM Tools™ software collection. BOM Tools™ is designed for mid-size manufacturers who are looking for a better way to control and manage their bill of materials, production job orders and real-time part inventory. Additionally, manufacturing companies using Sage’s BusinessVision accounting software will be able to sync part information between the two platforms. This powerful feature saves BusinessVision users the cost of re-training their staff on a new ERP or PLM style accounting package. If your company is still using outdated spreadsheet applications for important jobs, BOM Tools™ is right for you.
Bill of Materials
Take Control of Your Bill of Materials.
Is your business still using office spreadsheet programs or accounting packages for your complex Bill of Materials? Programs like Excel, QuickBooks and BusinessVision™ were never designed to effectively manage business BOM’s and part inventory throughout a manufacturing business. Manufacturing Pro’s BOM Manager offers a non-destructive bill of materials application that allows users to create and use BOM templates for their products or equipment. This means that businesses can create a complete template, or ‘master’ BOM list for every product and then drag & drop only the required part assemblies needed for the new production BOM. The BOM Manager is included as part of BOM Tools™.
Manage Your BOM’s With Templates
The Bill of Materials and Order Manager use an expandable hierarchal tree format to display the assembly and part information. Users simply collapse and expand the BOM tree to display the assembly levels and their corresponding part or sub-assembly children. This is essential for a large bill of materials that has many assembly levels.
Collapse & Expand BOM’s
Manufacturing Pro’s bill of materials software and order manager use an expandable hierarchal tree format to display the assembly and part information. Users simply collapse and expand the BOM tree to display the assembly levels and their corresponding part or sub-assembly children. This is essential for engineering BOM’s that have several assembly levels.
Drag & Drop Assemblies & Parts
The BOM Manager’s intuitive, user-friendly interface makes it easy to drag and drop entire sub-assemblies and parts into an existing bill of materials. Part numbers, costing information and part descriptions are all carried over to the new bill of materials. bill of materials management has never been easier.
Calculate Assembly Labor Costs
Manufacturing Pro’s BOM software offers the powerful feature of attaching and calculating assembly labor costs to individual bill of material assemblies. Supervisors can easily assign hourly assembly time rates, manufacturing rates and service labor rates – all directly within the same manufacturing bill of material tree.
Sync Parts With BusinessVision™
Users of Sage’s BusinessVision™ accounting software can sync part data between BusinessVision™ and Manufacturing Pro with the Sage manufacturing addon. Small businesses will save the high implementation cost of having to re-train their staff on a new ERP or PLM accounting platform.
Sync Purchase Orders With BusinessVision™
As well as syncing part pricing information, Manufacturing Pro can also sync part releases, or purchase orders, with Sage BusinessVision. This Sage manufacturing addon gives the ability to automatically sync purchase orders allows accounting and purchasing staff to always share the most up-to-date purchasing information.
Organize & Manage Production Orders
Manufacturing Pro’s powerful Order Manager allows users to easily manage and organize hundreds of orders – both active and inactive. To create an order, users simply select one or more production BOM’s and then issue a production order from it. The unique ability to select multiple bill of material’s for your production order is an essential feature for manufactures. The Order Manager also offers the ability to track manufacturing inventory in real time. Using a color-coded interface, users can instantly see the individual part status of each order. Supervisors can view the total number of job-required parts as well as total stock quantity, part order status, allocated part status, manufactured part status and more. The Order Manager is included as part of BOM Tools™.
Manage Your Manufacturing Orders
Easily manage hundreds of active and inactive manufacturing job orders within your small business. Drag & drop entire bill of materials, sub-assemblies or individual parts into a new production order. Manufacturing Pro can also issue unique customer codes, order numbers, P/O numbers and P/O dates for each manufacturing order.
Manufacturing Inventory Software
Easily adjust and update purchased and manufacturing inventory for your business. With an easy to read color coded interface, inventory staff can instantly see what orders need which parts, and then allocate or re-stock those parts accordingly. Any manufacturing inventory modifications made are then instantly updated to all existing job orders.
Monitor Manufacturing Status
Manufacturing Pro allows users to quickly browse manufactured and purchased parts by their status type. A unique color-coded cell represents each part’s allocation status. This method of displaying data allows inventory, purchasing and shop floor staff to immediately locate problem parts that may need allocating, purchasing or manufacturing.
Sort by Part Allocation Status
As well as displaying individual part statuses, users can also choose to sort by a defined status. This is helpful if you need to isolate and focus on a specific status type. For example, users may choose to sort by un-allocated or out of stock parts only. This will quickly show which parts need to be allocated and stocked for the job order.
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