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.

17 Projects

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  1. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Architectural Steelwork

    This buyer, with an annual spend of £250,000 on outsourced fabrication, requires a supplier for the attached gantry & staircase. There is an urgent order to place with similar work available for the successful supplier. Therefore, interested parties are asked to make contact with the buyer as soon as possible in order to be considered. Responses from companies that can offer a short lead time will be viewed favourably, with delivery required within three weeks of order placement.

  2. Drawings count: 10

    Sheet Metal Forming-Press brake work

    This buyer is looking for a supplier who can undertake the manufacture of a sizeable selection of curtainsider pillars, header profile & rear pillar profiles to be used within the truck & transportation industry. There is an order to place with ongoing work, in line with the annual quantities shown on the attached spreadsheet. This buyer spends in the region of £100,000 on this type of work per annum, meaning that the successful supplier may be invited to assist within additional projects in future.

  3. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Spending a massive £2million a year on subcontract machining services, this buyer is an engineering company that is involved in restoration projects, primarily for steam locomotives. Having previously had the attached wheel made by an overseas supplier in cast iron, they now seek quotes for it to be machined from alloy steel by a UK vendor. Quality is very important within this project, for which price and lead time indications are sought for 10 and 50 off per month.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    A Qimtek member seeks the assistance of a supplier who can facilitate full production of a plastic insert. Quotes are required for 40,000 off, with 1,000 off required by the end of the month and either the balance to be received by the following month, or 5,000 off required per month thereafter until the full order is completed. This design will be used to mount cameras onto the rear of lorries. The client seeks a prompt response from interested parties, as they may award the project early if the right supplier is found.

  5. Drawings count: 1

    Sheet Metal Forming-Press brake work

    This £20,000-spending company is looking for a production partner who can carry out press brake work on their behalf, as they currently do not have these capabilities in-house. They seek the assistance of a supplier who can produce these parts to a high standard of quality, in accordance with the drawings and tolerances specified. Once the initial sample has been tested, the chosen vendor can expect to receive quarterly orders for 1000 off, making this an opportunity to win a new long-term customer.

  6. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-CNC Machining, High Volume

    An ISO 9001-accredited supplier is sought for production of three different machined designs. This incorporates both stainless steel and plastic items, which are scheduled to be ordered in large quantities over a six month period. Quotes are required on a number of different price breaks and interested suppliers are asked to adhere to the target prices specified. As the client spends £50,000 a year in the subcontract machining sphere, additional opportunities could be made available alongside this enquiry.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    Suppliers with immediate capacity are asked to provide a quotation for the attached pannier, to be fabricated from a combination of tube and sheet. The client - a company that places over £100,000 worth of work into the subcontract market annually - would like to establish a relationship with a supplier that can assist them with the production of this item on a repeat basis. Owing to their substantial spend, there may also be scope for diversification into additional projects.

  8. Drawings count: 0

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This company spends an astronomical £2.5million a year in the subcontract fabrication sphere and specialises in the manufacture of trailers. They are having new machinery installed from the 2nd April and expect that their in-house facilities will be unavailable until the 7th May. Therefore, they would like to establish a relationship with an external laser cutting supplier who can take on approximately 50 hours worth of work per week during this time. This is a huge opportunity for the right supplier, and interested parties should make direct contact with the buyer in order to be considered.

  9. Drawings count: 3

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

    Having been let down by their existing supplier, this company has an urgent order to place for the production of hinges. These are required in batches ranging from 100 off to 200 off and the client will look favourably upon quotes from those that can offer a fast turnaround, as well as those who can also carry out the zinc plating. This is a massive opportunity to become a regular supplier to this company, who spend over £200,000 annually in the subcontract fabrication sphere.

  10. Drawings count: 1

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    Outsourcing a massive £1.5million worth of fabrication work every year, this company is currently looking for the assistance of a supplier who can offer advice regarding the best method of manufacture for a copper laminated busbar. Quotes are required for 8 off and there is an immediate order to place. Moving forward, similar work will be extended to the successful supplier and therefore, there is plenty of scope for the chosen vendor to turn the buyer into a long-term customer.

  11. Drawings count: 3

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

    Qimtek members are asked to quote for the laser cutting and folding of the attached components. Various sizes will be required moving forward, meaning that the client would like to form an ongoing relationship with a supplier that can undertake this work on a long-term basis. The parts range from 3mm to 20mm thick and are all to be made from mild steel. The buyer is a manufacturer of trailers that outsources £50,000 worth of fabrication work every year.

  12. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, High Volume

    This is Research and Design project, which will be launched in the first quarter of 2018. The company behind this enquiry, who specialise in semiconductors and power assemblies, spends in excess of £300,000 per annum on outsourced machining services. The attached components will be ordered in regular call offs, suiting those with ongoing capacity to fill.

  13. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    A UK partner is sought by this £100,000 spending company, who have previously gone overseas for their outsourced production requirements. They spend £30,000 a year on the attached ramps alone and would like to speak with companies that can facilitate the ongoing manufacture of these units, as well as similar designs. Interested suppliers will be required to meet all of the specified criteria and produce these ramps to a high standard of quality. This is a huge opportunity, which shouldn't be missed by suppliers that are looking to supplement their long-term customer portfolio.

  14. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Medium Volume

    Bright mild steel blocks are to be machined in accordance with the drawing attached. The client is looking to work with a supplier that can offer delivery of 60 off of this part by the end of the month, to be used within the transport industry. Suppliers that are able to adhere to this time frame are asked to make contact with the buyer at their earliest convenience, quoting their best price and lead time.

  15. Drawings count: 5

    Fabrication-General Heavy Fabrication 15mm Plus

    This company is looking for a supplier to undertake the manufacture and installation of two different designs of ramp that adhere to the requested specifications. The enquiry itself will be an excellent fit for those with immediate capacity, as a non-negotiable lead time of six weeks from order placement is required. With a £100,000 spend on the services of subcontract fabrication companies, the client may also wish to utilise the service of the chosen vendor within similar projects moving forward.

  16. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This buyer working within the transport sector, is looking for a machining specialist who can offer a quick and reliable service on the attached component in both 316 stainless and aluminium. This is a new part for the client and an additional order will be available once the initial order is placed. The client has advised that the successful supplier would secure not on this project but also additional work of similar style.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    Quotes are currently sought on turned stainless steel discs, in batches of 50 to 200 off. The client is currently in the process of performing a supplier review and has an immediate order to place for this work. Moving forward, this will be repeated and the buyer has also advised that there will similar projects available. The component itself will be used within a transport application and interested parties are asked to make contact with the buyer prior to the 22nd May.