Process: Milling, Low Volume


Milling machines can be conventional (manual) or computer numerically controlled (CNC). Milling involves the removal of material using a rotating mill tool. Types of milling machines range from vertical milling centres (VMC) to horizontal mills. Modern milling machines can have a variety of live tooling capabilities and multiple axis capable of producing simple and complex machined parts. We classify Low volume as batches of one off to 50 off.

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Milling, Low Volume projects for quote

  1. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This manufacturer of testing equipment currently seeks a supplier to produce a series of milled components. This project involves milling and drilling, with the components to be made from a variety of materials including stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel. The ideal supplier will be able to offer competitive pricing, whilst maintaining steady delivery and lead times.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This manufacturer of power amplifiers is looking to replace a long-term supplier, who is moving premises to Southern Ireland. Currently outsourcing approximately £200,000 worth of machining each year, there is an immediate order to place for this housing enquiry, which is repeated on a yearly basis in varying quantities. The chosen supplier will also have the opportunity to quote for other machined parts once a relationship has been established, making this an ideal enquiry for companies looking for a new long-term customer.

  3. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    Outsourcing over £19million of machined parts annually, this client is looking for a new supplier to provide quotes as part of a cost reduction exercise. Target pricing has been provided by the buyer, who has confirmed there is room to increase the minimum order quantity should the target pricing not be able to be met with the quantities shown. The 12 months' usage quantities are shown as a guide, which has been calculated from previous years' usage, so these may change slightly when the order is ready to place. This company is actively looking for new suppliers to increase their preferred supplier list, so for those seeking long-term relationships with large clients, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Please note that due to the confidentiality surrounding these parts, signed NDAs will be forwarded onto the buyer for approval before drawings can be released. Therefore, there may be a short time delay before drawings are released for this reason.

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    With a £30,000 annual spend on outsourced machining, this client is looking for a new supplier to machine the attached stainless steel valve housings using milling, drilling and tapping processes. Quotes are required for 10 off at this time. There is an order to place and there is also scope for additional work once the pricing and quality is proven.

  5. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This client is looking for a supplier to machine 25 off upside-down hearts, to be inserted into banister spindles as part of a building project. A soft wood is to be used - for example, pine. The ideal supplier will be able to offer reliable delivery and produce this parts economically. The client has advised that this will be a one-off requirement, making it an ideal opportunity to fill short-term and immediate capacity.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This is an opportunity to assist a buyer with £50,000 annual spend on outsourced machining, who operates within the autosports industry. They are looking to work with a machining company that has the immediate capacity available to manufacture the attached propshaft supports - a new part, for which there is no current supplier. This company has regular subcontract machining requirements, meaning that the successful supplier may also be invited to assist with additional projects. The order is ready to place and therefore, interested suppliers are asked to submit their quotation as soon as possible.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    These carbon steel lifting bars and delrin pads will form a lifting fixture and are required by a company that spends over £250,000 per year on bespoke machined designs. Quotes are required for 3 off and 6 off quantities and the client has also advised that although this will most likely be a one-off requirement, similar work will also be required later, making it an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity moving forward.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This buyer, a manufacturer of carbon fibre products whose annual outsourced machining spend totals in excess of £50,000 per annum, seeks the assistance of a machinist to manufacture the attached aluminium frame. There are 4 separate components that make up the frame and all must be machined from solid. There is an immediate order to place for this project, with potential for ongoing work moving forward.

  9. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This woodworking manufacturer is in need of the assistance of a supplier who can undertake production of the attached machine brackets, to replace the existing ones in their own machinery. The order will be placed at the start of 2019, with delivery required for February - or earlier if the successful supplier's capacity allows.

  10. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    Outsourcing machining work to the tune of over £200,000 every year, this company is currently seeking a supplier who can machine the attached pair of finger joints using free-issue duplex material. This design will be used as part of a new and major footbridge project in Cornwall and the buyer has an immediate order ready to place for its production. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss; in addition, this could result in further opportunities of similar work once quality and reliability have been proven.

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