Bill of Materials

Keep Your PLM Apps in the Clouds and Data on the Ground

Added on August 23rd 2018

For manufacturers looking to streamline their product introduction processes and improve the management of their bill of materials (BOM), keeping your apps in the cloud and data on the ground makes good sense. Autodesk — along with our partners and consultants — have integrated Vault, our best-in-class PDM solution, with Fusion Lifecycle, our cloud-based PLM […] Read more

How Smart Manufacturers Avoid Quality Failure

Added on August 15th 2018

In today’s social media world, a bad product review can cause immediate brand damage to manufacturers. As a result, executives are now determined more than ever, to catch costly quality errors before they ship to market. That said, a mishap can occur anywhere in the product design cycle, by anyone across the supply chain. And […] Read more

Feature Friday: What’s New in Fusion Lifecycle – March 2017

Added on March 10th 2017

The latest release of Autodesk Fusion Lifecycle (PLM) has quite a few improvements for the modern interface. Read more

Fusion Lifecycle: BOM Import Types Explained

Added on February 10th 2017

Importing data in Fusion Lifecycle PLM is something everyone should be comfortable doing. It's the fastest way to make changes and get your data Into the system, and the fastest way to remove unwanted data. This video walks you through the three BOM imports in Fusion Lifecycle. Read more

Managing Bill of Materials – What’s the best tool?

Added on November 11th 2016

What is the best tool for managing bill of materials at your company – Pencil, spreadsheets, Google Docs or PLM? Read more

Tip Tuesday! Getting your Product Data in Fusion Lifecycle

Added on November 1st 2016

Today’s tip comes from an Autodesk Community post – a user was getting a BOM import error on Unit of Measure Column. He did some self serving by finding the answer in Help... Read more

Four ways to increase productivity with better BOM management

Added on October 21st 2016

Four ways to be more productive with Bill of Materials. Read more

What should be included on the Bill of Materials?

Added on October 12th 2016

In the product development lifecycle, the bill of materials (BOM) serves much the same function: a document that teaches manufacturing operations how to actually create the product the design team has dreamed up. In starting product development, companies need to not only create a BOM, but also be aware of some crucial questions. Read more

Have a Part Number System Your Bill of Materials Can Be Proud Of

Added on October 7th 2016

Any manufactured product is made out of different parts, which can number in the single digits, or the hundreds, or the thousands. Because the company needs to manage and track these parts through the entire product development lifecycle, part numbers are created as a standard method for referencing parts. It’s not unlike the number beneath […] Read more

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