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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.

245 Projects

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  1. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This client, a manufacturer of eco-friendly wooden products, seeks the assistance of a supplier to manufacture a series of animal plates and boxes. The successful supplier will be required to machine the attached designs from free-issue beech and supply the items with a high-quality, smooth finish. The client requests quotes for 100/250/500/1000 off of each item; therefore, this is an excellent opportunity to secure ongoing work moving forward.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Destined for use within the manufacture of water softeners, this buyer seeks a new supplier for the finish machining of injection moulded parts. Due to short client lead times, this is an urgent project, meaning that adherence to the specified lead times is critical, along with quality and pricing. This is currently a one-off requirement, but could lead to similar work going forward. There is an immediate order to place for 1,000 off, for which delivery is required by 24th May.

  3. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Turning, High Volume

    This manufacturer of climbing safety equipment, who currently undertakes most of their own manufacture in-house, is at capacity and seeks the assistance of a machinist who can aid with production of the attached bars for the duration of this contract. With an immediate order to place, this order will be repeated on a monthly basis going forward, over the next 12 months.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Casting-Die Casting, Pressure

    This manufacturer of wine coolers has previously had their products made through a different process for lower quantities and now seeks a supplier who can assist with the casting of these designs going forward. The wine coolers are destined for both public and business use - a high quality, smooth, blemish-free finish is sought before undergoing an additional finishing process. Once the right supplier has been found, there will be an immediate order to place, which is expected to be repeated on a monthly basis.

  5. Drawings count: 3

    Plastic & Rubber-Rotational Moulding

    This industrial design & technology student is working on behalf of a toy making company, and would like to hear from suppliers who can assist with the moulding and subsequent machining of the attached children's toys. At this point, there is no immediate order to place as they would like to collate quotes first of all, as well as discussing pricing and manufacturing options before progressing. However, this will lead to ongoing production for the chosen supplier once production commences. 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 pages to sourcing@qimtek.co.uk or fax 01256 394600. Once received, all drawings and documents will be released to your account.

  6. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    With an annual machining outsource spend of over £1million, this client is looking for a supplier to make the attached ticket rails as a set of two different-sized rods, with different quantities required per set. This project incorporates elements of turning, drilling and tapping, with quotes required for 200 sets of rods which will be sent to different sites. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically and provide a high-quality end product - once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this initial requirement. Initial samples of the two different rods will be required within 2-3 weeks of request, before the main order is placed to cover the 200 sets. These can be split into smaller batches to suit the chosen supplier.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, High Volume

    The attached stainless steel damping needles will be utilised within a fastening application, on behalf of a company that spends over £250,000 a year on bespoke machining services. They seek quotes for large quantities of these components and would like to build a relationship with a supplier that can undertake repeat batches as required. A high standard of quality is essential, as well as good value. Interested vendors are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to be considered.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Finishing-Anodising

    A manufacturer of beverage accessories is looking to establish contact with a supplier that offers anodising services. They require quotes for free-issue wine coolers to be initially anodised in gold, silver, and black. Going forward, they would also like various colours to be available. There is an immediate order to place which will then also be repeated going forward; as this will be customer driven, the frequency is not yet known, although it is estimated at a couple of times a year. Therefore, this an ideal opportunity to win a new long-term customer.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Plastic & Rubber-Injection Moulding

    This manufacturer of children's bicycles currently has a gap in their production plan whilst awaiting capacity from their regular supplier. Therefore, they are in need of a temporary supplier to assist with the injection moulding of rubber inserts. Tooling will be required, although supplier input for the best method is welcomed. Although this is a temporary requirement with two runs expected, this may lead to future enquiries for the chosen supplier once a relationship has been established.

  10. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This client, a manufacturer of eco-friendly wooden products, seeks the assistance of a supplier to manufacture a series of animal plates. The successful supplier will be required to machine the attached designs from free-issue beech and supply the plates with a high-quality, smooth finish. The client requests quotes for 100/250/500/1000 off of each item; therefore, this is an excellent opportunity to secure ongoing work moving forward.

  11. Drawings count: 3

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This buyer, who spends in excess of £5.7million a year on outsourced manufacture, seeks a new supplier who can aid in the production of the attached POS holder. This project incorporates a range of processes and quantities, making it best-suited to those looking to fill ongoing capacity. Some items may be sourced off-the-shelf in order to make up the bespoke assemblies.

  12. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    A new buyer to Qimtek, who specialise in the manufacture of water softeners, seek a new supplier for the finish machining of injection moulded parts. Due to short client lead times this is an urgent project, meaning that adherence to tolerances is critical, along with delivery and pricing. This is currently a one-off requirement, but could lead to similar work going forward. The client is happy for the supplier to split the delivery into instalments if this is preferable. There is an immediate order to place for 6,000 off.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, High Volume

    This manufacturer of climbing safety equipment, who currently undertakes most of their own manufacture in-house, is currently at capacity and seeks the assistance of a machinist who can aid with production of the attached bars. With an immediate order to place, delivery will be required by April 16th, with two more orders to follow by May 14th. Therefore, this enquiry will be ideally suited to those looking to fill capacity in the coming months.

  14. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This manufacturer of yarn monitoring equipment is currently looking for an alternative supplier who can assist with production of the attached Vinyl and PVC overlays for labelling purposes. This will be ongoing work for the chosen supplier, with the added possibility of assisting with other enquiries going forward. The ideal supplier will be able to offer reliable delivery and excellent communication, due to the buyer having previously experienced repeated delays surrounding the arrival of these items.

  15. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This client is looking for a supplier to machine the attached set of components, consisting of a barrel clamp, hammer and hammer dog which will be used as part of air rifle equipment. Quantities of 50 off of each drawing are required for the initial order, which could lead to repeatable work. Pricing and quality are of the most importance for these components, which are new designs for which a supplier has not yet been allocated.

  16. Drawings count: 2

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This client, a manufacturer of automated clothes ironing machinery, requires the attached set of parts to be profiled from a variety of plastics. The company behind this enquiry spends over £100,000 annually on subcontract fabrication services and seek a supplier who can provide a fast turnaround on the production of these items. Although this is a one-off requirement, there may be scope for suppliers to assist on future projects.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This buyer, a manufacturer of props for the film industry that spends in excess of £20,000 a year on subcontract machining, seeks production of a selection of paddles and rods that require aspects of milling, drilling and turning. The paddles are to be made from polypropylene and nylon whereas the rods are to be made from stainless steel. Quality of product is of the upmost importance therefore, the successful supplier must ensure the components are manufactured as per drawing.This is a one off requirement for which there is an immediate order to place with the chosen supplier.

  18. Drawings count: 16

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This lighting manufacturer, who outsources £100,000 worth of machining a year, is currently looking for a turnkey supplier who can assist with the attached plastic and stainless steel parts. Destined for use as pool lighting, there is an immediate order to place for the attached components, which have a very realistic possibility of being repeated in larger quantities over the next 2 years.

  19. Drawings count: 4

    Fabrication-Tube Bending & Manipulation

    This new client is looking for quotes to make 2 off prototypes of a newly-designed spinning wheel which, once in full production, will lead to repeatable work. An order is ready to place which includes mainly tube bending work, with a small amount of laser cutting and powder coating to finish. Assembly of the parts is not required for this initial request, but a high-quality end product is critical. Qimtek members are invited to quote for this work - those based in and around Yorkshire will be seen favourably, although this is not essential.

  20. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This client, a manufacturer of eco-friendly wooden products, seeks the assistance of a supplier to aid in the manufacture of a bespoke wooden box. The successful supplier will be required to machine the attached item from free-issue beech and ideally, supply the boxes with a high quality, smooth finish, complete with glued magnets and treated with mineral oil. The client requests quotes for price breaks ranging from 50 off to 1000 off, with increasing quantities expected to follow. Therefore, this is an excellent opportunity to secure ongoing work moving forward.

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