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With the increasing promotion of “Factory of the Future”, “Smart Manufacturing”, and “Industry 4.0”, there seems to be growing confusion as to where manufacturing data should be housed between the Manufacturing Bill of Material (mBOM) and the Engineering Bill of Material (eBOM).
In this Whitepaper, we discuss the purpose of the eBOM (engineering) vs. mBOM and deconstruct the variables considered when deciding the Authoritative Data Source (ADS) of vital manufacturing data.