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Introducing the Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory

Sarah Venning
Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory

Qimtek is excited to announce the arrival of the Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory - a comprehensive directory for UK engineering and manufacturing buyers, hot off the press!

The Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory is the most comprehensive printed directory of subcontract engineering suppliers available. Split into easy-to-navigate process sections, the Directory provides you with the details of hundreds of quality UK engineering companies, making it easier than ever to find the right supplier for your project.

Designed as a secondary product to our supplier-funded Drag, Drop, Source! service, Qimtek is pleased to offer both online and printed resources to buyers looking to increase their supplier base. If you’re interested in finding out more, then please read on for further information.


Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory - An Overview:

The Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory contains over 125 pages worth of directory listings relating to some of the very best engineering companies that the UK has to offer. In addition, a range of resources are also included, such as an exhibitions guide, case studies, useful articles and much more.

Having previously produced an enormously popular printed directory in years gone by, Qimtek decided to bring it back in line with our 15th birthday in 2019. This is something we will be looking to produce year on year, with each new edition containing up-to-date supplier listings and fresh sourcing opportunities for the UK manufacturing market. We have worked incredibly hard to ensure that the Directory is compiled with the buyer in mind, meaning that every page is full of invaluable purchasing information.

2020’s edition went to print late January, with 2,500 copies of the physical product now ready to be distributed.


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How Can a Printed Directory Be Interactive?

The Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory is unique, as it allows readers to interact with each of the directory listings and articles. By simply scanning the accompanying QR code, you can view full company profiles on the Qimtek network, watch company videos and read full reports and articles.

Using the Directory couldn’t be easier - simply follow the steps below:

  • Browse suppliers according to the engineering process you require.
  • Scan the QR code next to each listing using your smartphone’s camera.
  • View the supplier’s full company profile on our online engineering directory.

Smartphone camera not configured? No problem - simply download a QR code reader to get started.


Where Can I Get a Copy of the Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory?

We’ll be handing copies of the Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory out to VIP buyers who visit our stand at various events throughout the year, starting with Southern Manufacturing which takes place from the 11th to the 13th February 2020 at the Farnborough International Exhibition Centre.

The 2020 Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory is limited edition with only 2,500 copies available; therefore, it will only be available to buyers who meet certain criteria. However, we hope that the continued success of the Directory will allow us to make it more widely available in coming years, enabling us to reach more and more of the UK’s manufacturing industry.

To find out if you’re eligible to receive a copy of the Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory, please click here.


Can I Advertise In 2021’s Edition?

Yes! We have a range of advertising packages available to suit companies of all sizes, providing engineering suppliers with an ideal platform to reach their target audience of manufacturing buyers. 

For more information on the advertising packages available, please click here.


If you have any questions relating to the Qimtek Interactive Manufacturing Directory, then please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01256 394 500.

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About Sarah Venning

Sarah is a sales & marketing content writer, with eight years of experience within the engineering & manufacturing industry.  Working both at Qimtek and on a freelance basis, she can usually be found hammering away at a keyboard or with her head in a pile of engineering drawings. 

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