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Bill of materials (BOM)

A bill of materials is a comprehensive list of all the materials, components, and quantities that are needed to create an end product. To put it simply, a BOM is a recipe and a blueprint to your finished product. 

Having a bill of materials is important to calculate your total product cost, schedule labor, and maintain consistent product standards. 

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