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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.

22 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 22

  1. Drawings count: 5

    Tool Making-Jigs & Fixtures

    This company specialises in global bus manufacture and has an order to place for the manufacture and painting of 3 different chassis frame welding jigs, which will be used to manufacture buses for the general public. The buyer requires main welding jigs for each of the main modules (Front, Centre, Rear) and sub-assembly jigs for the welded assemblies that make up each of the modules. Advice is also sought, including any suggestions to make the jigs as efficient as possible when the client manufactures the bus chassis. Pricing, quality and reliable delivery are all key factors within this enquiry and once a relationship is established, this can also lead to future jig work in addition to this initial requirement. This makes it an unmissable opportunity for large fabrication work from a large global client.

  2. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This company specialises in monitoring solutions within many different transportation sectors and requires quotes for the attached tilt sensor body and cover, to be made from HDPE plastic. Quotes are sought for 500, 1000 and 2000 off of each component. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, offer reliable delivery and provide a high-quality end product. In addition, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  3. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    This Qimtek member is looking for a supplier to machine these new designs of blocking and solenoid plates from solid aluminium, which will be used as part of door locking mechanisms for security vehicles. Quotes are required for 2 off initial samples, followed by 900 off per year, which will be in called off in batches of 150 off. Quality and pricing are the most important considerations within this enquiry.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Sheet Metal Forming-Press brake work

    This buyer, a manufacturer of commercial truck bodies, is looking for a supplier who can produce a large selection of pressed aluminium curtain side pillars, header profiles & rear pillar profiles. This project incorporates a variety of materials, with quotes required for batch sizes ranging from 20 off to 1100 off per part. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, with both ongoing and additional work to follow.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This design house has an annual machining spend of approximately £400,000 and is currently looking for possible suppliers who can urgently machine the attached aluminium low slung parts, to be used in a small rail system. There is an immediate order to place for the parts in question, which is to be repeated shortly after the initial order at a similar quantity and then again later this year at a much larger volume, making this a great opportunity for suppliers looking to fill immediate and short-term capacity.

  6. Drawings count: 3

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

    This client,a new buyer to Qimtek specialising in bespoke cases for transportation, seek a new supplier for the attached mount plates and clamps. Reliable lead-times of 7 days and good value pricing is very important for this enquiry. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to make contact with the buyer directly ; in addition, this enquiry could result in further opportunities once quality and reliability have been proven.

  7. Drawings count: 0

    Sheet Metal Forming-Rolling

    This manufacturer of trailers, who outsources a massive £2,500,000 worth of fabrication and profiling each year, currently has one turnkey supplier for all of their subcontract requirements. Their existing outsourcing contract is soon to expire - as such, they are now looking for possible alternative suppliers who can assist them going forward. Transition of the part orders is to commence from the start of May, with some parts to be ordered immediately and others to be staggered while the client uses up their stock. The transition is expected to be completed - and the new supplier having taken on the chosen array of parts - by September 2019.

  8. Drawings count: 0

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This manufacturer of trailers, who outsources a massive £2,500,000 worth of fabrication and pressing each year, currently has one turnkey supplier for all of their subcontract requirements. Their existing outsourcing contract is soon to expire - as such, they are now looking for possible alternative suppliers who can assist them going forward. Transition of the part orders is to commence from the start of May, with some parts to be ordered immediately and others to be staggered while the client uses up their stock. The transition is expected to be completed - and the new supplier having taken on the chosen array of parts - by September 2019.

  9. Drawings count: 0

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This manufacturer of trailers, who outsources a massive £2,500,000 worth of fabrication and profiling each year, currently has one turnkey supplier for all of their subcontract requirements. Their existing outsourcing contract is soon to expire - as such, they are now looking for possible alternative suppliers who can assist them going forward. Transition of the part orders is to commence from the start of May, with some parts to be ordered immediately and others to be staggered while the client uses up their stock. The transition is expected to be completed - and the new supplier having taken on the chosen array of parts - by September 2019.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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