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  • E&PI(BOM) Overview - Explains the E&PI(BOM) Bill of Materials module in Smart Materials, including BOM setup, handling, and utilities.

  • Edit Bills of Materials (BOM) - Describes how to create and maintain BOMS by using B.20.01.

  • BOM Revision Handling - Provides specific descriptions of the tasks associated with maintaining the isometrics for the BOM and releasing the BOM with Smart Materials revision handling.

  • API for BOM Import Jobs - Describes the OMI API.


  • E&PI(Req) Help - Explains the E&PI(Req) module in Smart Materials, including setup, MTO jobs, and maintaining requisitions.

  • Managing Requisitions - Describes how to add data to requisitions, manage changes based on the BOM, and issue requisitions.

Supply Chain Management

  • MSCM Overview - Explains the MSCM (Material Supply Chain Management) module in Smart Materials, including setup, suppliers and subcontractors, inquiries, agreements, expediting, and traffic.

  • Alternates and Deviations - Describes how to manage alternates and deviations. It includes default and recommended values that can be set in Smart Materials.

  • Blanket Orders - Describes how to create a blanket order and how to create a call of order based on a blanket order in Smart Materials.

  • Price Agreements - Describes how to create a price agreement between the company working with Smart Materials and a supplier.

  • Requisition Workload - Describes how to use the requisition workload functionality. It includes default and recommended values that can be set in Smart Materials.

  • API for Inquiries and Orders - Describes the API packages provided for inquiries/quotes and orders.

  • API for Companies and Suppliers - Describes the API packages provided for companies and suppliers.


  • Site Overview - Describes the Site module in Smart Materials. This module handles the processes of material receipt, inter-warehouse material transfer, and material issue at construction sites.

  • Site APIs - Describes the Site API, which can be used for exchanging Site data with external systems.

Import and Export Interfaces

  • Excel Import and Export - Describes the import and export features of Smart Materials with Microsoft Excel.

  • Document Import Interface (DII) - Discusses the record structure for the Document Import Interface.

  • Open Ident Interface (OII) - Discusses the Smart Materials functionality that allows users to import unstructured ident data into the standardization module of a Smart Materials database.

  • Open MTO Interface (OMI) - Discusses Open MTO Interface, or OMI, which is the Smart Materials standard interface for transparent access to all data in the Bill of Materials module.

  • Open Procurement Interface (OPI) - Discusses the standard interface for creating and updating order data, based on XML documents. The software allows you to create or update orders, order line items, and line shipments.

  • Open Requisition Interface (ORI) - Explains the procedure for importing data in Smart Materials via the Open Requisition Interface.

  • Open Supplier Company Interface (OSCI) - Explains the Smart Materials interface for creating and updating company and supplier data based on XML documents.

  • Commodity Table Import (S.20.10) - Describes the table import functionality, which reads data from imported tables and distributes it to the different levels of the tables.


  • Accounting and Activities - Describes the Accounting and Activities module in Smart Materials. Account codes are used to categorize expenditures. These codes can be used at various levels in the supply chain.

  • Documentation - Describes the Documentation module in Smart Materials. Documents can either be inserted manually or by data load from an ASCII file.

  • E-Supplier - Describes the E-Supplier functionality, which provides suppliers and subcontractors with the capability to gain direct access to Smart Materials in an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) or owner/operator (O/O) company.

  • Process Line List (PLL) - Explains the Process Line List (PLL), an independent tool for managing information for the line list. The PLL import interface allows data interchange between different systems with XML (Extensible Markup Language).

  • Materials Price Lists - Describes the materials pricing functionality, which identifies the price to assign to an ident so that it is possible to evaluate the cost of materials involved in a specific design layout from the Bill of Materials.

  • Split Tags - Describes how you can create and use split tags in Smart Materials. This feature allows you to create sub-parts for a tagged item at different stages within the procurement and site control modules.

  • Steel Plate Handling - Describes the steel plate handling process in Smart Materials.

  • Subcontractor Management System Help - Describes how to use Smart Materials for subcontracting purposes.