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what are the complete requirements to be taken care for new plant extention

config, masterdata extention, what is the data i have to collect from the client for his new plant extention.


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How to Configure a New Plant in SAP?

Plant 0001 is the SAP default provide for your reference.

OX14 - Define Valuation Area (Tick one only- Once your system go live, no more changes)

Most company take the SAP recommended choice - Value Material Stock at Plant level

Value Material Stock at Plant or Company Level

If you valuate material stocks at plant level, the plant is the valuation area.

If you valuate material stocks at company code level, the company code is the valuation area.

The decision you make applies to the whole client.

OX10 - Create / Change / View Plants

OVXB - Create / Change / View Division

OX18 - Assign Plant to company code

e.g. 0001 - 0001 - All Plants

Px1 - Plant Px1

Px2 - Plant Px2

OX19 - Assignment of company code to the Controlling Area

OB38 - Assign company code to Credit Control Area

OMJ7 - Assign business area to Plant/Valuation area and division

e.g. Plant Px1 - Business Area Bx1


Assign Valuation area to the Business Area

.e.g. Valuation area Vx1 - Business Area Bx1

Business Area Bx2

OMS0 - Assign Factory Calendar to the Plant and Business Area

The plant plays an important role in the following areas:

If you want to create by copying from existing plant :

1. Copy existing plant A to new plant B. All of plant Au2019s data in throughout the IMG will be created/copied for plant B. In some cases with plant A data that is not desired. In step 3 you must go through and correct invalid entries

2. Correct address information

3. Correct data copied to plant B as plant A

(a) In Sales and Distribution -> Shipping -> Picking -> Determine Picking Location -> Assign Picking Locations (OVL3), delete entry where Shipping Point = plant A and Plant = plant B and press save.

(b) In Sales and Distribution -> Shipping -> Basic Shipping Functions -> Shipping Point Determination -> Assign shipping points u2013 wherever plant B is found the shipping point is plant A. This must be changed to plant B.

(c) In Enterprise Structure -> Maintain Structure -> Assignment -> Sales and Distribution -> Assign shipping point to plant u2013 delete plant B shipping point from the plant A assignement.

(d) In Enterprise Structure -> Maintain Structure -> Definition -> Sales and Distribution -> Define, copy, delete, check shipping point u2013 copy shipping point plant A to shipping point plant B. Correct the description in the define section of this node.

(e) In Sales and Distribution -> Shipping -> Picking -> Determine Picking Location -> Assign Picking Locations (OVL3), copy plant A entry to plant B entry, changing all data to plant B.

(f) Check with Reorder buying group to determine MRP controllers for new plant. Remove plant A MRP controllers from plant B, and add controllers received from reorder buying group. IMG is Materials Management -> Consumption Based Planning -> Master Data -> Define MRP controllers

(g) Define special procurement. IMG is Materials Management -> Consumption Based Planning -> Master Data -> Define special procurement type.

(h) OMGN u2013 Assign customer in u201CSet up stock transport order u2013 [Plant]u201D.

OMGN u2013 in u201CSet up stock transport order u2013 [Purchasing Document type]u201D; an entry was created for source plant B and plant A, this entry should have a UB order type and the check box should be off. Each plant needs a plant B UB entry created.

(j) OMJ3 u2013 Delete incorrect entry in print parameters. Remove entry where plant = plant B & storage location = plant A. Create entry for plant B storage location B

(k) Verify entry for new plant exists in OVLT picking output

(l) Verify entry for new plant is correct in VP01

4. Manual configuration

(a) Create plant customer number and assign to plant in OMGN.

(b) OMJ3 u2013 set correct printer for plant B

(c) OPK8 u2013 Set printer for plant for list LG01. This is for production orders.

(d) Output determination OVLT (set printer),

In addition to above, other changes based on customization in your installation needs to be done as well.

Plants Definition :

/NSPRO-IMG-Enterprise Structure-Definition-Logistic General-Define,copy,delete,check plant---Define Plant (In this, we are defining plants(s) under company which is defined earlier)

/NSPRO-IMG-Enterprise Structure-Definition-Logistic General-Define,copy,delete,check plant- copy,delete,check plant-F6 to copy org. object from plant 0001 to defined plant(s).

Storage Location :

/NSPRO-IMG-Enterprise Structure-Definition-Materials Management-Maintain Storage Location-New Entries (Define required storage location(s) under different plant(s) )

/NSPRO-IMG-Enterprise Structure-Definition-Materials Management-Maintain Storage Location-Storage Location Description-- New Entries ( enter here addresses of each plants)

From client point of view,

Collective the necessary data like, accounting, nature of goods to store, purchase organizations and groups responsible to procure for the new plant, plant address, contact persons, for which company code the plant belongs to etc.


Syed Hussain.

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