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 BOM to BOM Synchronization Enhancements


With this feature the following new functions are available for synchronizing an engineering BOM with a manufacturing BOM:

  • Highly customizable reconciliation workbench UI

  • Object dependency editing on the reconciliation workbench

  • Re-create deleted target BOM items from the source structure

  • Synchronize into an already existing target BOM

  • Compare the attributes of BOM items in the target structure for different change states

  • New conflict type for creating a new change state for an existing source item

  • Material BOM change restriction for GSS-created BOMs

  • Overview of the mapping relations between source and target items with a quantity comparison

  • Restructuring target items during synchronization

    • Distribution of a source item into multiple target BOM items across different BOMs

    • Copy or move items across different MBOMs

    • Create a new BOM item based on a different BOM item from another MBOM

    • Duplicate item

    • Move to Clipboard

    • Quantity editing for the target MBOM and BOM items

    • Change the position number for BOM items

    • Create item for multiple MBOMs

    • Terminate item

    • Move to clipboard and terminate

Technical Details

Technical Name of Product Feature


Product Feature Is


Country Dependency

Valid for all countries

Software Component Version


Application Component


Available as of

SAP Enhancement Package 7 for SAP ERP 6.0 Support Package 11

Required Business Functions

/PLMU/IPPE_INT_2 (see PLM, Product Structure and Assembly Management)

Effects on Customizing

To activate this product feature, you have to carry out the Additional Settings Customizing activity and add a new parameter entry under Start of the navigation path Logistics - General Next navigation step Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Next navigation step PLM Web User Interface Next navigation step PLM Web Applications Next navigation step Guided Structure Synchronization End of the navigation path.

See also

For more information about this product feature, see Reconciliation Workbench.