Define pay categories for Production Control

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Define pay categories for Production Control

Create pay categories to assign unit costs to fabricated items per pound. You can use pay categories as report filters, so they can help you to sort information in reports. Tekla EPM also contains specific shipping reports that are designed to be used with pay categories.

Pay categories are considered a main breakdown item for project summaries and project schedules.

  1. In the Company Standards dialog box, click the Pay Categories button.
  2. In the Pay Categories dialog box, do any of the following according to your needs:

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    Create a new pay category

    1. Click New.

    2. In the Pay Category field, type the pay category name.

      For example, Beams, Columns, or Bracing.

    3. Type a description for the pay category.

      For example, Light, Medium, or Heavy.

    4. In the Lower Bound Unit Weight field, type the lowest weight that is applicable to the pay category.

    5. In the Unit Price field, type a pricing per hundredweight that is applicable for the material type.

    6. Click Add.

    Modify an existing pay category

    1. In the list, click the pay category that you want to modify.

    2. Modify the pay category type, description, unit weight, and unit price according to your needs.

    3. Click Edit to save the changes.

    Delete a pay category

    Note that deleting a pay category is permanent and cannot be undone.

    1. In the list, click the pay category that you want to delete.

    2. Click Delete.

    3. In the confirmation dialog box, click Yes to permanently delete the pay category.

  3. To close the dialog box, click the Close button (X) in the upper-right corner.
  4. In the Company Standards dialog box, click Save to update the pay categories.

The Company Standards dialog box closes. The pay categories are available in the Production Control module.

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