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.

228 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 228

  1. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Sheet Metal Under 6mm

    This company, who spends £100,000 a year on subcontract fabrication, seeks a supplier to manufacture a new design of aluminium shovel. The prototype manufacture will entail aspects of cutting, folding, and welding, but at the production phase of the project, the shovels are required to be pressed. This is a new design and as such, supplier input is greatly appreciated. There is an immediate order to place for the prototypes, which will become an ongoing requirement moving forward.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Injection Moulding

    A new project from this client requires a component to be injection moulded using Polypropylene, forming part of chopping board kitchen equipment for wheelchair users. Quotes are required for 500 off and the client has also advised that this could lead to future work, depending on the outcome of product sales when launched. Tooling is also required for this request. The client is keen to place an order quickly with good lead times, so if a suitable quote is received early, the work could be awarded before the quote date is reached.

  3. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    These milled wooden components are to be made from maple and form part of chopping board kitchen equipment for wheelchair users. Quotes are required for 500 off and 1000 off and the client has also advised that this could lead to future work depending on the outcome of product sales. The client is keen to place an order quickly with good lead times, so if a suitable quote is received early, the work could be awarded before the quote date is reached.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    This manufacturer of ramps spends a sizeable £100,000 a year on subcontract machining services. They are looking for the attached catch plate to be delivered by the 23rd January 2019 - a design for which there is an immediate order to place for 1000 off. This is a great opportunity for reliable suppliers who can also offer good quality end products, owing to the amount of machining work outsourced.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This company is currently seeking a UK supplier to laser cut polar white perspex, which is part of a photo negative digitiser being brought to market as the result of a new, highly successful Kickstarter project. Quotes are sought for 1000 off and 5000 off - this will hopefully lead to ongoing work in addition to these initial quantities.

  6. Drawings count: 5

    Plastic & Rubber-Injection Moulding

    This company is currently seeking a UK supplier who can injection mould the attached parts, in order to make a photo negative digitiser as part of a new highly successful Kickstarter project. Tooling is also required. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to sign the attached non-disclosure agreement to download initial details. In addition, the buyer can supply full CAD drawings upon request if required, once the NDA has been signed and returned. Quotes are sought for 1000 off and 5000 off, this will hopefully lead to ongoing work in addition to these quantities. IMPORTANT: There is a non-disclosure agreement running with this enquiry. Please print this off, complete ALL sections, sign and date it and return the page to sourcing@qimtek.co.uk or fax 01256 394600. Once received, all drawings and documents will be released to your account.

  7. Drawings count: 4

    Fabrication-Presswork

    A UK supplier is sought, in order to assist with the pressing and serrating of these Julienne blades. This part is being sourced on behalf of the end client, by the plastics manufacturer who make the rest of the assembly. This order will be a yearly requirement of similar quantities, starting towards the end of 2019; due to the logistics involved, contact from interested parties is sought this side of Christmas 2018.

  8. Drawings count: 3

    Fabrication-General Sheet Metal Under 6mm

    This company, a manufacturer of reaching aids who spends £100,000 a year on subcontract fabrication, seeks a new supplier to manufacture a large range of mild steel and aluminium components. This work will entail aspects of cutting and folding, as well as a selection of finishes including powder coating. This is part of a supplier review and therefore, the successful supplier will secure not only this project, but also an ongoing partnership moving forward.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Sheet Metal Under 6mm

    A new buyer to Qimtek seeks a supplier to work alongside on a new project, which calls for the production of stainless steel bins. This project incorporates elements of folding, bending and pressing. The most important supplier criteria for this company are flexibility and reliability, with an emphasis on a high-quality, durable end product. There is an order ready to place with a Qimtek member who can fulfil the above. Although the quantities are of low volume, this will be significant, repetitive work for the successful supplier.

  10. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This manufacture of luxury pens is looking for a supplier who is able to offer production of a selection of plastic pen components, to be made from free-issue acrylic blocks. This will become an ongoing requirement, making it an excellent opportunity for those who are looking to increase their long-term customer portfolio. Additional and alternative components will also be made available to the successful supplier, once quality and reliability have been proven.

  11. Drawings count: 4

    Woodworking-Wood Fabrication

    These kitchenware handles are to be made from wood - the suggested wood material to be used is lime, oak or beech; however, the client is open to suggestions should a better alternative be put forward. Quotes are required for 500 off of each half and the client has also advised that this may lead to an ongoing requirement depending on initial sales of this first batch. Therefore, it may be an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity. In addition, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  12. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    This manufacturer of musical instruments requires the attached spacer assemblies to be welded, swagged and machined from stainless steel.This client spends £200,000 a year on subcontract fabrication services and are looking to build an ongoing partnership with a reliable vendor who can offer both high quality and value. This will be ongoing work for the chose supplier, facilitating an excellent opportunity to fill both immediate and long-term capacity.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-General Fabrication 6-15mm

    A supplier is required for the production of a steel workbench, on behalf of a fellow Qimtek member.These are to be manufactured from 90x90 box section and must also include a separate steel top. These are for in-house use, and could lead to additional batches in varying sizes. Quality is of the upmost importance, the tables must be the exact same size as they must be flush when sat side-by-side . Those that are interested in being considered for this opportunity are asked to contact the buyer directly to discuss.

  14. Drawings count: 2

    Extrusions-Machining of Extrusions

    This design house seeks a supplier who can assist with the manufacture of some aluminium "L rails". It is thought that this may be manufactured from an off-the-shelf extrusion; therefore, work would involve the machining of all details and a selection of finishes. This is a new design for the consumer products sector, which - should it prove popular - will become an ongoing requirement for the successful supplier.

  15. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Sheet Metal Under 6mm

    This design house seeks a supplier who can assist with the manufacture of some aluminium "L rails". This work involves aspects of cutting, folding and a selection of finishes. This is a new design for the consumer products industry, which - should it prove popular - will become an ongoing requirement for the successful supplier.

  16. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    Destined for end use within the cosplay industry, these top and bottom jaws are to be made from aluminium. Quotes are required for 1 off set for delivery early December and also 100 off sets and 1000 off sets to be delivered next year. The client has also advised that this will be an ongoing requirement with an estimated usage of 1000 off sets per year, making it an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity. In addition, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  17. Drawings count: 2

    Plastic & Rubber-Vacuum Forming

    This buyer seeks assistance with the manufacture of an enclosure for a new design of the water monitoring system. This is made of multiple plastic components in a range of sizes. As this is a new design, the manufacturing method is yet to be decided; therefore, this project is being sent to multiple manufacturing disciplines. This will become a flagship model for the client and as such, will lead to ongoing work for the supplier that the client selects.

  18. Drawings count: 0

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Knurling of mild steel shafts is required by a new start-up venture, working within the consumer products sector. Suppliers are asked to quote for diamond knurling of 1 1/8 inch diameter mild steel tube - these are to be provided in 6 inch lengths. This is a new design for a new company and as such, it could lead to additional work for the successful supplier.

  19. Drawings count: 0

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    Simple stainless steel round bars are to be turned for a manufacturer of consumer products with an immediate order to place. Required price breaks range from 50 to 100 off over the two different designs, which will both be needed on a repeat basis. A two week lead time from the point of order placement is essential; therefore, this is a fantastic opportunity to fill both immediate and long-term capacity.

  20. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Sheet Metal Under 6mm

    This client - a company that manufactures bespoke lighting solutions - is looking for the assistance of a fabrication supplier that can aid in the design and manufacture of a 3 way clip. This clip will attach at the corners of 3 acrylic pentagons in order to assemble them as shown in the attached images; these can be produced in single or multiple parts, as the client requires input on the design. The buyer has previously had these pentagons soldered together, but this is an ineffective method of assembly. They have an order to place for this clip and have advised this will lead to ongoing work for the successful suppler.

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