Qimtek

Profile

The UK's Largest Independent Engineering & Manufacturing Network.

Every day thousands of manufacturing buyers and suppliers visit Qimtek to access the most up-to-date network of manufacturing contacts in the UK. Our quick and easy on-line quotation service enables manufacturing buyers to make contact with a vast array of engineering suppliers.

We are dedicated to the development of the UK's manufacturing marketplace, promoting the skills and capabilities of the suppliers that are subscribed to our membership. 

The service is provided by our highly experienced and knowledgeable team, working with sophisticated ‘state of the art technology’. Their aim is to save you both time and money by matching the right supplier for the right job. 

Clients

BAE
Arrow
MOD
Caterpillar
Thales

Contact

Address
The Square
Basing View
Basingstoke
RG21 4EB
United Kingdom
Number of employees
10 - 30
Turnover
£1,100,000

Capabilities

Processes

Materials

    Magnesium
    Copper
    Carbide
    Brass
    Mild Steel
    Bronze
    Other Exotics Materials Not Listed
    Zinc
    Hi Temp Exotic Alloys
    Tool Steel
    Rubber
    Stainless Steel
    Plastic
    Iron
    Titanium
    Aluminium
    Carbon
    Lead
    Carbon steel
    Technical Ceramics
    Wood
    Inconel
    Hastelloys
    SG Iron
    Cast Iron
    Incoloy
    Duplex Stainless
    Super Duplex Stainless
    Cork
    Other

Approvals

    ISO 9000
    ISO 9001
    ISO 9002
    ISO 9003
    BAE
    CAA
    Ford Q1
    MOD
    FR2000
    CE Marking
    ASME
    Lloyds Registered
    Coded Welding
    ISO 14001
    QS 9000
    AS 9000
    AS 9100
    ISO 3834-2
    FAA
    FDA
    MIL-SPEC
    UL Approved
    TS 16949
    NADCAP
    SC21
    ISO 13485
    IPC Approved
    EN 1090
    ISO 15085-1
    OHSAS 18001

News

No such thing as a free lunch? Too good to be true? Well, I've been dining out on Qimtek for the last two years and it hasn't cost me a penny!

02 Dec 2019 by Qimtek Ltd

R W Armstong

“No such thing as a free lunch? Too good to be true? Well, I've been dining out on Qimtek for the last two years and it hasn't cost me a penny! In fact they have saved me a fortune in time, costs and material. My product has been prototyped and is now ready for production. You get the benefit of not just one firm doing your work as you can choose specialists in their field. Hence it's very cost effective AND FREE!”

Bob Armstrong AIRTE ASOE

They are also very approachable and helpful in finding numerous suppliers, which makes us as a company more efficient in serving our customers across the UK.

02 Dec 2019 by Qimtek Ltd
Ductec Ltd Logo

“We have recently registered with Qimtek within the last 2-3 months, and have found them to be very helpful and professional with our enquiries into finding suppliers for our manufactured items. The company representative and additional team continue finding the right supplier for our needs. They are also very approachable and helpful in finding numerous suppliers, which makes us as a company more efficient in serving our customers across the UK. We at Ductec are very happy with service Qimtek provide us and will continue to use them in the future.

Having already looked at other services that are similar, the service offered by Qimtek is definitely the best, in my experience.

02 Dec 2019 by Qimtek Ltd
 Eskan Electronics Ltd Logo

"Qimtek offer a really good free service, that keeps in touch with me when I need, and helps by sending information of possible suppliers, as well as finding additional suppliers (All within the UK) when I have the need; when my current supplier base can't manage my requirement. With having already looked at other services that are similar, the service offered by Qimtek is definitely the best, in my experience"

Rebecca Martin, Buyer. Eskan Electronics Ltd

Qimtek has been invaluable to our business in sourcing new suppliers of which we have quite a number now via Qimtek that we place orders with on a regular basis.

02 Dec 2019 by Qimtek Ltd

“I have been using Qimtek for a number of years now. It has been invaluable to our business in sourcing new suppliers of which we have quite a number now via Qimtek that we place orders with on a regular basis. I can’t recommend Qimtek highly enough who have become a valuable asset to our business. A very professional company. I personally deal with Kate who herself is most helpful and a pleasure to deal with.”

Robert Rickman, Owner. Precise Sheetmetal Engineering Ltd

You have made my job a breeze!

04 Nov 2019 by Qimtek Ltd

“I would just like to say a big  thank you for all your help , you have made my job a breeze , I have been able to find lots of new suppliers that I wouldn’t have even known about if it wasn’t for all your help , going forward you will be my first call for all my outsourcing , your total professionalism is a total asset.”

Nigel Thompson, Production Engineer. Mill Masters International Ltd

Within the first 2 weeks, NSK secured two orders from two new clients!

04 Nov 2019 by Qimtek Ltd

“Having invested in some new machinery we were keen to find new leads for ongoing work. As a small company, the time and staffing element of finding new work was daunting and our success rate was low. Qimtek allows you access to the right people and gets your foot in the door, saving a lot of leg work!

Qimtek Announces Show Partnership with Advanced Engineering 2019

20 Aug 2019 by Qimtek Ltd

For the second year running, Qimtek is delighted to be serving as the UK Contract Manufacturing Zone Partner at Advanced Engineering.

2019’s event will take place from the 30th to the 31st October at the NEC in Birmingham, bringing together some of the biggest names in the engineering and manufacturing industry. With last year’s event marking its tenth anniversary, Advanced Engineering is well-established as a key networking opportunity that caters for a wide variety of industry niches.

"It’s a very valuable service, that saved us quite a bit of time!"

01 Aug 2018 by Qimtek Ltd

Cambridgeshire-based Effie is a start-up company run by engineers, who have a shared vision of abolishing traditional ironing methods. Through extensive research and development, Effie have designed and created the world’s first automated in-home ironing system.

‘Being an R&D firm has its difficulties,’ explained buyer Eren Erturk. ‘Suppliers tend not to quote low volume components and when they do, the costs are far too high.’

"We haven’t stopped singing Qimtek’s praises"

17 Jul 2018 by Qimtek Ltd

R W Armstrong - a GTA member - designs and manufactures the highest quality rifle add-ons and accessories from their base in West Yorkshire. Made using the finest materials, each component is designed with both sport and professional use in mind.

After losing their in-house engineer and following a string of bad replacements, RW Armstrong concluded that they would source a new supplier via Qimtek – a professional buyer tool for the UK manufacturing and engineering industry.

‘We’ve developed relationships with buyers who have gone on to use us directly."

04 Jun 2018 by Qimtek Ltd

Blackhill Engineering is a specialist fabrication and machining subcontractor based in the southwest of England. They have an impressive portfolio of customers spread across multiple sectors, including rail, marine, defence, renewables and nuclear – in fact, owing to their unique 50-tonne lifting capabilities, Blackhill Engineering is an established part of the Hinkley Point C supply chain.