direct material


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direct material

[də¦rekt mə′tir·ē·əl]
(industrial engineering)
Any raw or semifinished material which will be incorporated into the product.
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This requirement is to buy the broad range of direct materials required in order to provide an efficient planned and responsive repairs service to tenants.
As far as direct material is concerned, I think we will have a negative effect in 2011 and even transport costs will have an influence, which means that we will have to implement price increases to make up for this," he said.
SpendMetrix is aimed at purchasers with high-mix direct material portfolios-those with hundreds or thousands of distinct items bought each month.
This article continues the budgeting process by detailing the steps to create the Production Budget, the Direct Materials Budget, the Schedule of Cash Payments, and the Direct Labor Budget.
The bill of materials (BOM) for the production order will reveal direct material part numbers that will be needed.
Systems supporting true collaboration of demand, supply, and design data that together drive direct material procurement decisions are in high demand.
Both the company's new passively cooled Sirilas(TM) laser diode and its prototype 150 watt (W) laser bar are ideal for pumping compact, solid-state lasers and for direct material processing applications, such as cosmetic treatment, marking or engraving and mobile medical equipment for ophthalmology and dentistry.
the leading provider of direct material specification and procurement solutions, today announced that Delphi, a world leader in mobile electronics and transportation components and systems technology, has selected Newview's Coordinated Network Procurement (CNP) solution for its Global Metals Program.
For sample purposes, I created a table called "Copy of the Direct Materials Budget" in our test database and duplicated the records in the Direct Materials Needed category.
Among 75 contestants, only five suppliers were nominated for the Direct Materials Category, with Siegwerk being the only ink supplier to receive this honor.
In March 2006, AberdeenGroup published a study titled "The Direct Materials Sourcing Benchmark" based on a survey of 120 companies.

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