NPDI objects

This table shows the core objects for formulation:

Object Description
Items Supports the definition of raw materials, intermediate items, packaging items.
Formulas Supports experimental, bulk, intermediate formulas, sub-formulas, packaging formulas, and their properties and technical parameters.
Specifications Defines the goal of the formula or item.

Details the permitted quantities, acceptable ranges and target values, such as Viscosity, Color, Alcohol content, or Unit cost.

Projects A compilation of information from all departments that is involved with the development of a product, keeping it accessible.

Information that is stored includes: time frame, key people, formulas, specifications, intended market, product brand, production and selling locations.

Advanced Program management is used to manage project stages and tasks and deliverable dates.