manufacturer's part number


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manufacturer's part number

[‚man·ə′fak·chər·ərz ′pärt ‚nəm·bər]
(industrial engineering)
Identification number of symbol assigned by the manufacturer to a part, subassembly, or assembly.
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He added, "For most commodities, Solectron's position is that the most accurate and reliable way to manage the supply chain during the transition to RoHS compliancy is through a change in the manufacturer's part number (MPN).
Dataram's on-line store allows customers to search for specific memory required for their systems by selecting the appropriate system manufacture and model or entering the manufacturer's part number or Dataram's part number.
These were tall challenges that went beyond a manufacturer's part number and marketing description and required skilled catalogers to name the properties and characteristics of an item in a consistent manner.
This enhancement will also include drill-down tools that give users instant cross referencing between customer part number, internal part number, authorized vendors and vendor's part number, as well as authorized manufacturers and manufacturer's part number.
2, so that Internet users can now look up items using either their part number or the manufacturer's part number.
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PartSmart Network users have flexible query options for locating parts by key word description and manufacturer's part number.
For example, the user has immediate access to lists of cable runs and trays, interconnections, manufacturer's part numbers and, significantly, the value of the system components.
Instead of only matching exact manufacturer's part numbers, it can analyze partial part numbers and descriptions using a relevancy engine so that the best options can be offered.
Searches may include design drawings, manufacturer's part numbers, external component reference content, or any other attribute as defined by the enterprise.
Aspect's SmartMatch provides intelligent matching of part numbers and other parameters between the incoming list, the Avnet part number, and manufacturer's part numbers.
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