Creat BOM for your complex plastic products inquiry to have competitive price.


What is the BOM for plastic products?


BOM is bill of material. Normal it is created by excel, there is information including:

  • part name,
  • part material,
  • part surface finishing,
  • part quantities per each assembly or sub-assembly
  • secondary process such as painting, silk-screen printing and ultrasonic welding etc.
  • package material including master carton, cardboard and folding box etc.
  • guidance for package.
  • whole demand for your plastic products.


Why you need to prepare the BOM for the plastic product manufacturing inquiry?


  • Form is easier to understand than words
  • Information provided on the email is easier to miss and manage.
  • Most of your supplier should have no good solution to manage email and  archive email with inquiry.
  • End user need to have competitive price, you are pushed to get reasonable and reliable products.
  • Most of factory in China did not have the very professional engineer to review your document in very details.
  • Not all of mold supplier to have the email on the cloud as SEASKY TOOLING GROUP and manage the email with inquiry number.
  • Not all of mold supplier  can find the required email in 5 min. when we have an computer.
  • Whatever if you face above issue. The BOM will make the complex information to read easier and manage easier.


What more information you need to prepare to have plastic product manufacturing inquiry?


  • For the plastic product need to design, your rather have more time to prepare the enough information than to spend more time on the email communication.
  • Marketing expectation and your target on the investment(as cheaper as possible, limit on investment, no worry for investment)
  • Quality standard, if you have no idea for this, please have the example for your supplier to compare the quality. Have the examples products quality and everyone know this.
  • You can read more articles on our “quotation” and “improve your inquiry” categories. Then you will be more powerful to have professional inquiry even better than professional purchaser engineer locally.
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About Hedy Yeh

Major in machinery and tooling in university from 2001 to 2004; Worked for plastic mold design, mold manufacturing and mold and production project management from 2003 to 2008; Working for mold marketing and mold project management from 2008 till now My facebook page  

2 Responses to BOM for complex plastic products inquiry to have competition
  1. what about part weight? thanks

  2. You can remark the part weight on the BOM, if you have no part weight, you can leave as a blank. Normally if you have the 3D drawing, the designer can calculate out the part weight

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