Parts Plus is a web-based obsolescence management tool that allows users to upload Bills of Materials (BOM) and track current information on their electronic components such as production status, health projection, datasheets, and product change notifications. Users receive early warning on end of life, and are able to view potential drop-in replacements as well as additional sources that offer equivalents, helping them to institute a proactive process for managing the production availability of electronic components. BOMs can be easily loaded using the user friendly BOM Import wizard. This seven step process provides a seamless import with BOM scrubbing assistance. The wizard helps normalize manufacturer names, identify acquisitions and suggests possible part numbers for incomplete records. All “scrubbing” and “cleaning” is stored and retained to make future BOM loading easier. There is also a customizable feature for receiving early warnings for Product Change Notices (PCN). This feature allows you to choose the type of Alerts you would like to receive, who should receive them, which BOMs they should be notified on and how frequently you would like to be notified. With every PCN alert, a summary report details a description of the PCN, what catalog PN is affected, the BOM it affects as well as any action that may be needed.
- Navy / Marine Corps
- Air Force
Integrated Product Support Elements Addressed
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