Qimtek

Qualified subcontract engineering projects

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This is a list of projects from manufacturing buyers looking for new manufacturing partners in the UK. Supplier members have access to the drawings and buyer information so they can contact them directly.

60 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 60

  1. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This prestigious aerospace manufacturer seeks the assistance of a supplier with the capability to produce a new design of mobile racking. The product will replace an existing, outdated item and will therefore lead to both ongoing and additional work for the successful supplier. Owing to the item's end use, quality is of the utmost importance. Suppliers able to offer competitive pricing and a high-quality finish will be seen favourably.

  2. Drawings count: 9

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    With an outsource spend of over £90,000 per year on fabrication work, this client is looking for a new supplier who is able to fabricate the attached containers and brackets. Processes required for this work include sheet metal forming, seam welding and spot welding. Their previous supplier has gone into administration, making this an excellent opportunity for a new supplier to take over production and manufacture items for the aerospace industry. The successful supplier will also be invited to tender for additional opportunities moving forward.

  3. Drawings count: 4

    Sheet Metal Forming-Fine Limit Sheet Metal (up to 2mm)

    This client is looking for a new supplier to manufacture the attached plates and brackets, these must then be spot welded to free-issue containers. Quotes are required for between 100 off to 560 off annually for each drawing as shown in the batches required. These will be required in varying batches regularly throughout the year. This is a great opportunity to secure a new client for regular work within the aerospace industry.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Sheet Metal Forming-Roll Bending

    With an annual fabrication spend in excess of £90,000, this client is looking for a new supplier to manufacture the attached stainless steel container tubes which require rolling and welding . Quotes are required for 85 off annually, which will be ordered in call offs regularly throughout the year.

  5. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-CNC Machining, High Volume

    This metal spinning company, who outsource approximately £250,000 worth of machining each year, have been asked to produce a range of parts for the aerospace industry. Due to a lack of in-house capacity, they seek the assistance of a third party machinist who is able to undertake some of the project on their behalf. The initial order won't be required until the end of July 2019, but quotations are sought as soon as possible. These parts will be required on a call-off basis and are expected to repeat in accordance with the attached yearly quantities.

  6. Drawings count: 2

    Tool Making-Jigs & Fixtures

    Destined for use within the aerospace industry, quotes are sought for the attached fixtures on behalf of a metal spinning company that outsources around £250,000 worth of machining work each year. The client requires the assistance of a supplier who can undertake an immediate order, as well as additional fixtures going forward. Therefore, this is an opportunity to win a new long-term customer, as well as the project in question.

  7. Drawings count: 6

    Welding-Mig

    Outsourcing fabrication work to the tune of over £90,000 every year, this company is currently seeking a new supplier with seam and spot welding capabilities, in order to produce a range of battery containers and external components for end use within the aerospace industry. The current supplier has gone into administration so the client is keen to find a new supplier as quickly as possible. The overall quality of the components must be extremely high and the buyer will look favourably upon companies that can offer superior end products. Some drawings have been attached to show some of the work required, along with demand history. 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 once quality and reliability have been proven.

  8. Drawings count: 2

    Sheet Metal Forming-Deep Drawing

    A supplier with deep drawing capabilities is sought, in order to produce a range of battery containers for end use within the aerospace industry. The overall quality of the components must be extremely high and the buyer will look favourably upon companies that can offer superior end products. There are large volumes of these containers ordered on an annual basis, making this a great fit for suppliers that are looking to fill ongoing capacity.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This is a new buyer to Qimtek, who specialises in aircraft restoration and rebuilds. The company behind this enquiry spends £100,000 a year in the subcontract machining sphere. Their ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, with an emphasis on reliable lead times of 10/12 weeks and a high-quality end product. There is an order to place immediately, with ongoing work available for the chosen supplier.

  10. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This buyer, with a sizeable annual spend of £250,000 on subcontract machining, is looking for a supplier to manufacture the attached shaft extension on their behalf. This design is a development part to be used in the aerospace industry. The request is for prototypes at this stage but will lead to ongoing work after testing is complete. There is an immediate order to place for the first batch, with future batch sizes and frequency to be arranged after testing has taken place.

  11. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Gear Cutting

    This buyer, who spends over £85,000 a year on bespoke machined parts, is looking for a subcontract gear cutting supplier to undertake the immediate manufacture of the attached actuators, to be used within the aerospace industry. There is an urgent order to place for this work, meaning that the project maybe awarded early; therefore, please submit your quote at the earliest opportunity. The client has also advised that similar work will be made available moving forward, once a relationship has been established.

  12. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This buyer, who spends over £85,000 a year on bespoke machined parts, is looking for a subcontract machinist to undertake the immediate manufacture of the attached brackets, spacers, plates and end stops. These designs are to be used within the aerospace industry. There is an urgent order to place for this work, meaning that the project maybe awarded early; therefore, please submit your quote at the earliest opportunity. The client has also advised that similar work will be made available moving forward, once a relationship has been established.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Destined for end use within an aerospace application, the attached snake arm spray nozzle is to be machined in an initial prototype batch of 5 off. The client outsources a sizeable £500,000 of machining work annually and seeks a supplier who can offer high quality and reliable delivery. They have an immediate order to place, which could potentially lead to repeat orders once testing is complete. In addition, the client has advised that similar work will be made available moving forward.

  14. Drawings count: 2

    Sheet Metal Forming-Enclosures

    A set of enclosures and base plates are sought for use across multiple industries, including medical, aerospace, food & beverage, construction, automotive & more. Outsourcing fabrication work to the tune of £250,000 a year, this company is seeking a supplier who can offer reliable delivery, high quality and good value, as well as being able to undertake large annual orders of these items in regular call-offs. Interested parties must have ISO 9001 accreditation in place and sign the attached NDA before drawings can be released.

  15. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Thread Cutting

    This £750,000-spending company is looking for an approved supplier to undertake thread cutting of blank pivot bushes. These will be free-issued to the selected vendor in a batch of 30 off. The client would ideally like to receive delivery of the completed items within August 2018, making it a great opportunity to fill immediate capacity. Moving forward, repeat orders will be placed and therefore, this enquiry should not be missed by those who are looking to supplement their long-term customer portfolio.

  16. Drawings count: 1

    Sheet Metal Forming-General Sheet Metal (2mm to 6mm)

    Having previously been manufactured in the USA, production of the attached vane is due to return to the UK owing to extended lead times. The client is looking to find a supplier who can adhere to delivery within four weeks of order placement, with quotes required in three different material options. The vane will be used within aircraft flow indicators, meaning that a high standard of quality is also important. The chosen supplier will be asked to undertake the requirement on a repeat basis, in order to fulfil usage ranging between 50 to 200 off per year.

  17. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    The attached bush is required for use within the aerospace industry. The client - a company that outsources machining work to the tune of £250,000 a year - has an immediate order to place for 10 off, which will be used as prototypes. Once testing is complete, the selected supplier will be asked to assist with the production batches moving forward. A high standard of quality is paramount, with value also an important consideration.

  18. Drawings count: 3

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    An array of parts are required for end use within an engine test facility for the aerospace sector. This project comprises a number of different materials and processes, making it an ideal opportunity for accredited suppliers with a range of in-house capabilities. Spending over £300,000 a year in the subcontract engineering market, the company behind this enquiry is keen to speak with potential production partners who can offer delivery of the completed set by early October.

  19. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    A company specialising in research and design, who outsources £250,000 worth of machining each year, is looking for a supplier who can produce the attached components from tool steel. Owing to the nature of the aerospace industry, an initial order of 3 off each component will be placed for testing purposes. If approved, there will be on-going work available to the successful supplier.

  20. Drawings count: 7

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    In an effort to expand their existing supplier base, this company is looking to hear from third parties that can manufacture an aeroplane fan blade. 16 off blades are required per year, spelling ongoing work for the successful vendor. These are to be machined and bored in accordance with the buyer's specifications, and suppliers will need to have a 2 metre horizontal long bed boring machine in order to complete the work. Value and delivery are of the utmost importance to this buyer, who outsources machining work to the tune of £50,000 annually.

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