The term "eBOM" stands for "electronic Bill of Materials". A bill of materials (BOM) is a hierarchical list of all components, parts and materials required to manufacture a product. The eBOM is a digital or electronic version of this list.
The eBOM is used in various industries, especially in the manufacturing industry. It is used to store, manage and pass on all relevant information about the components of a product. This can improve production processes, but also the flow of information and collaboration between design, manufacturing and procurement.
The eBOM differs from the "mBOM" (manufacturing Bill of Materials). This contains information that is specifically relevant to the manufacture of a product, while the eBOM often captures more comprehensive information on product design.