There is no one process used when manufacturing plastic products, since manufacturing methods depend on the final product. Indeed, products range from injection molding and plastic extrusion, to extrusion blow molding, injection blow molding, stretch blow molding, and thermoformed plastics.
generation of work orders with final bills
Other frequent requirements include generation of multiple product configurations (including quantity, run rate, scraps percentages, and so on) per BOM for what-if scenario purposes, and conversely, multiple BOMs for the same item. Additional nice-to-haves (if not givens) include graphic visualization of costs, the ability to view all BOM components in tree format, and easy management of BOMs with utility programs (for example, whereby users can mass copy multilevel BOMs, and perform cost-rollups,