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 Manufacturing Information System


Technical Data

Technical name of business function


Type of business function

Enterprise Business Function

Available as of

SAP ERP 6.0 Enhancement Package 3

Technical usage

Central applications

application component

Material Requirements Planning PP-MRP

Order Information System PP-SFC-IS

This business function enables you to utilize additional evaluations in material requirements planning. The new functions are especially suitable for customers that use range-of-coverage evaluations.

Numerous enhancements for the Order Information System and in mass processing offer additional options for the analysis of planning data and the simultaneous processing of large numbers of orders.


The existing evaluations in material requirements planning have been extended. Among other things, you can define material-specific limit values for important materials in order to identify critical items.

This business function also provides an extraction report with which you can very quickly extract mass data from material requirements planning and transfer this data to customer-specific applications.

You can use the Order Information System and mass processing for planned orders, production orders, and process orders. The Order Information System has been extended through the addition of new list types, so that you can now evaluated the header data of selected orders.

In mass processing, the confirmation has been enhanced (among other things). You can now enter the real actual quantities.


You have installed the following components as of the named version:

Type of component


Needed for the following functions only

Software component


Technical component or business content, e.g. Portal Content

Not relevant

You make the settings for the range-of-coverage evaluation in Customizing for Material Requirements Planning under Evaluations.


  • Enhancements in the collective displays of material requirements planning

  • Evaluation of range-of-coverage data

  • Mass extraction of planning data

  • Enhancements to order report

  • Enhancements to Order Information System

  • Enhancements in mass processing