A listing of all the materials required in order to produce a finished product. Direct materials are typically goods which are consumed or incorporated in the production process and, consequently, would appear on a bill of materials, as a complete inventory of which components were needed and in what quantity. See also Materials Requirement Planning.« Back to Glossary Index
Bill of Materials
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