How to add bills of materials for manufacturing inventory items on Sage 300 Inventory Control


  1. Open Inventory Control > I/C Items and Price Lists > Bills of Material.
  2. In the Master Item Number field, enter the inventory item for which you are adding a bill of material, or use the Finder to select it.
    • Note: The item must exist before you can add a BOM.
  3. In the BOM Number field, enter a number or a code.  You must enter a BOM number (for example, “1”).
  4. Click the Go button, and then fill in the remaining fields in the top portion of the screen.
    1. Add a description for the BOM.
    2. Enter the fixed cost for setting up a manufacturing run.
    3. Specify the number of master items that 1 assembly of the BOM produces.
    4. Enter the variable cost for producing the build quantity of master items.
    5. Enter or choose the unit of measure for the build quantity.
    6. If necessary, specify a period of time during which master items can be assembled.
  5. In the table, add the component items to the bill of material.
    • Tip: Components can also be master items. You can change or add components to component BOMs.
  6. When you have finished adding components, click Add.


If necessary, seek the assistance of Acute Data Systems to help provide assistance with this process.