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Simplified BOM & Routing Creation

Product Configurator

By Insight Works

Solution Overview

Simplify creating BOMs and routing to make quote and order generation more efficient

Product Configurator is an add-on for Dynamics 365 Business Central that simplifies the creation of production BOMs and routings, allowing for easy selection of product options and variations. With features such as automated BOM and routing generation, bulk configuration builder, and an easy-to-use interface, Product Configurator reduces manual input and increases accuracy in sales quotes and orders. 

Product Configurator seamlessly integrates with standard Business Central MPS and MRP to properly plan new products, and is a cost-effective solution for businesses of any size looking to streamline their sales process and boost productivity. 


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Key Features
  • BOMs/Routings Automation: Generate Assembly or Production BOMs/Routings on Sales Orders and Quotes. 
  • MPS and MRP Integration: Integrate with Business Central MPS and MRP for new products. 
  • Cost and Weight Calculation: Calculate cost and weight of configured items based on options. 
  • Item Number Assignment: Assign a new item number or inherit from the base item. 
  • BOM Multipliers: Apply multipliers to auto-generated BOMs, including waste and trim material. 
  • Sophisticated Rule Building: Build advanced rules for products using an API and C/AL Editor. 
  • Flexible Customization: Offer Bulk Configuration Builder, Configurator Options, and Advanced Rule Builder. 
  • BOM Designer Display: Show configured options and descriptions in the BOM Designer. 
  • Bulk Editor Enhancement: Display additional columns in Bulk Editor for easier data entry/editing. 
  • Standard Cost Calculation: Calculate the standard cost of configured items based on options and costs. 
  • User-Friendly Interface: Provides an easy interface to add and configure line-item options. 
  • Versatile Item Support: Supports simple and complex items with configurable options. 
  • Seamless Integration: Integrates with Dynamics 365 Business Central. 
Key Benefits
  • Simplified Ordering: Streamlines the ordering process, reducing errors and enhancing overall efficiency for a smoother customer experience. 
  • Automated Consistency: Automates BOM and routing creation, ensuring consistency across orders and reducing the risk of errors. 
  • Productivity Increase: Enhances productivity by streamlining the sales process and minimizing data entry time, allowing employees to focus on more value-added tasks. 
  • Improved Order Accuracy: Bolsters order accuracy by automatically generating Assembly or Production BOMs/Routings, ensuring the correct information is used for each order. 
  • Flexible Customization: Provides a wide range of customization options, enabling businesses to tailor their product offerings to meet specific customer needs. 
  • Efficiency Boost: Saves time and improves efficiency in sales quotes and orders, enabling your team to focus on other critical tasks. 
  • Affordable Solution: Offers a cost-effective solution for businesses of any size, making it accessible to a wide range of organizations. 
  • Seamless Integration: Integrates effortlessly with Dynamics 365 Business Central, allowing for proper planning of new products through standard Business Central MPS and MRP. 
Product Configurator – Rule definition builder
Product Configurator – Item Categories
Product Configurator – Options
System Requirements

Product Configurator is available for the following versions of Dynamics 365 Business Central / NAV: 

  • Dynamics NAV 2013 
  • Dynamics NAV 2015 
  • Dynamics NAV 2016 
  • Dynamics NAV 2017 
  • Dynamics NAV 2018 
  • Dynamics 365 Business Central On-Premise 
  • Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud 
Solution Brochure


The Product Configurator app by Insight Works is licensed based on a per-company model, rather than a per-user model. For specific pricing information, Microsoft Partners should contact Insight Works directly. 

About Insight Works

Insight Works, an established ISV, develops applications for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, focusing on manufacturing and distribution industries. Our apps enhance functionality and efficiency, supported by a global network of 400+ Microsoft Partners. With offices in Canada, the United States, and the Netherlands, we are committed to delivering exceptional value to customers and partners worldwide. 

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