Concepts and Attributes
Representation of terminology specific to the organization and its meanings. Representation of the concepts used by organization and the way they relate to one another. Representation of the properties, attributes and behaviors wich are used flexibly and dynamically to characterize parts.
Definition of Types of Operations
Identification and classification of the different types of competencies, internal or outsourced, which the organization recognizes as necessary to characterize the operations of the processes used in the production of different types of parts.
Identification and characterization of all parts, from raw materials to final products, which the organization deals with. Tools, sub-products, supply kits, etc., are other types of parts that may also be represented in this function.
Bill of Materials Management
Definition of the part characteristics and rules of behavior that allow the automatic generation of their detailed Bills of Materials.
Management of Process Plans
Definition of the part characteristics and rules of behavior that allow the automatic generation of detailed Process Plans (execution times, operation sequences, components and tools, etc.).