Discrete ERP vs. Process ERP: Formula/recipe and Bill of Materials

Discrete ERP vs. Process ERP

Over the years manufacturing has changed drastically and the industry has broken down itself down into specific industries and niches within them. To keep up with this gradual change, ERP systems have evolved and done the same. This has made ERP selection, a process that has always been tough, even harder for those in search of the ERP system that will best support their processes, This is especially true when is comes to discrete ERP vs. Process ERP system selection.

There are a number of important differences between process and discrete manufacturing that must be considering during the ERP selection processes; in this article, let’s focus on one of the most important differences between the two types of systems: the difference between bill of materials and formulas/recipes. Continue reading