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Qualified subcontract engineering projects

Are you looking to grow your business with new long term customers from the manufacturing industry?

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.

243 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 243

  1. Drawings count: 1

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

    This start-up company - specialising in bespoke furniture - seeks a new supplier for the attached stainless steel folded cup holder. The most important considerations for this company are flexibility and reliability, with an emphasis on a high-quality, durable end product. There is an order to place with a supplier who can offer all of the above. The client is very open to suggestions/recommendations to reduce any costs with the manufacturing of this project; therefore, supplier input is highly welcomed.

  2. Drawings count: 4

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    Outsourcing approximately £20,000 worth of fabrication work per year, this design house currently seeks a supplier for the attached "L" section brackets, which are to be cut to length and have Ø 4.5mm holes cut into them for fixing. Quotes are required for several pairs, with each pair consisting of both a left hand and a right hand bracket. This is a bespoke, one-off order, but it may lead to future enquiries for the chosen supplier.

  3. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, High Volume

    This leading manufacturing company, specialising in lighting, spends in excess of £100,000 per annum on bespoke machined parts. They seek a new supplier to work alongside on a new project, which calls for the production of numerous aluminium components. The most important elements for this company are flexibility and reliability, with an emphasis on a high-quality, durable end product. There is no immediate order to place as of yet as they are quoting the work themselves; however, the buyer has advised that this will become an ongoing requirement moving forward, once an order has been confirmed.

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    This company specialises in seating and is looking for a new supplier to machine 500 off of each of the attached turned pivot pins and locking nuts. There is an immediate order to place. These volumes are approximate annual quotas, so it could lead to repeat orders each year going forward once this initial request has been fulfilled. Please quote your best price and lead time to be considered.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Finishing-Powder Coating

    Destined for end use within the lighting industry, the attached aluminium gear tray requires powder coating to RAL 9016, due to a current lack of in-house capacity. The client in question spends in the excess of £100,000 per year on all outsourced powder coating and seeks an external supplier to assist with this requirement, as well as full production runs of 60,000 parts over the course of 3 years, which will potentially follow shortly. Therefore, this will be an excellent opportunity to fill ongoing capacity and grow your long-term customer base.

  6. Drawings count: 8

    Casting-Investment / Lost Wax

    This award-winning metalsmith and jeweller has an upcoming exhibition at the end of March and is urgently seeking contact from suppliers who can assist with the casting of the attached "Bird Feet" in aluminium. This is a one-off requirement with a short lead time; therefore, it would be a great fit for companies looking to fill immediate capacity.

  7. Drawings count: 8

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This award-winning metalsmith and jeweller has an upcoming exhibition at the end of March and is urgently seeking a machinist who can assist with the manufacture of the attached "Bird Feet" from aluminium. This is a one-off requirement with a short lead time; therefore, it would be a great fit for companies looking to fill immediate capacity.

  8. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, Medium Volume

    Spending in excess of £100,000 on outsourced fabrication each year, this kennel manufacturer has an order to place for the attached hinge plates, and is seeking an ongoing supplier who can assist with the cutting, tapping and chamfering of these aluminium flat bars. This will lead to annual orders, meaning that the successful supplier will win a new long-term customer as well as the work in question.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    Outsourcing fabrication work to the tune of £100,000 every year, this kennel manufacturer is currently seeking a supplier who can manufacture the attached latch handles. The buyer has an order ready to place for production. 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.

  10. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    This manufacturer of kennels - a company that spends a combined £105,000 a year on subcontract machining and fabrication services - seeks a new supplier for the attached range of stainless steel parts. This project incorporates elements of thread cutting, welding, laser cutting, and drilling, with quotes required for 300 off of each part. This work is to be repeated three to four times yearly. Part quotes are welcomed from companies who cannot manage the cutting aspect, but are able to assist with the rest of the project.

  11. Drawings count: 1

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

    This shopfitting company, who outsource around £40,000 worth of fabrication yearly, is in need of a supplier who can assist with the metalwork for the attached display tables, destined for use within shoe stores. Although this is a one off requirement, this is a fairly large order and there may be scope for the chosen supplier to assist within future enquiries they receive. The client is looking to place the order as soon as possible and therefore, a prompt response from interested parties is paramount.

  12. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This client is looking for a supplier to machine 25 off upside-down hearts, to be inserted into banister spindles as part of a building project. A soft wood is to be used - for example, pine. The ideal supplier will be able to offer reliable delivery and produce this parts economically. The client has advised that this will be a one-off requirement, making it an ideal opportunity to fill short-term and immediate capacity.

  13. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    The attached set of support bushes and rods are to be made from mild steel, on behalf of an office furniture organisation with an immediate order to place. They would like to partner with a one-stop shop that can undertake the entire requirement in-house, with delivery needed within three weeks of order placement. Their £2.1million annual spend on bespoke machined and fabricated parts means that there is plenty of scope for the relationship to be developed and ongoing work to be made available.

  14. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, High Volume

    This client is looking for a new supplier to machine batches of 10,000 off brass ferrules to be used as part of door handles. This part is required on an ongoing basis, with the stated quantity repeated approximately every 6 months. They have an immediate order to place for an initial sample of 50 off - required mid-February - with the main bulk order needed from March 2019 onwards. The client is happy to discuss delivery of smaller batch quantities to make up the 10,000 required over 6 months if this is preferred. This project incorporates elements of turning and milling/honing. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically and offer reliable delivery. Further work opportunities are also possible once a relationship with the client is established.

  15. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    This enquiry comes on behalf of a manufacturer of lighting equipment, whose annual spend across all outsourced processes exceeds £100,000. They seek a machinist who can produce the attached aluminium cable glands. As well as turning, there is some drilling and threading involved. The successful supplier should be reliable, as well as offering good value, high quality end products. There is an order to place with the chosen supplier, as well as ongoing work.

  16. Drawings count: 2

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

    This machining company seeks the assistance of a fabrication supplier who can manufacture the attached ladder safety covers. Due to last-minute changes in the original supplier's quote, delivery is sought as soon as is convenient for the new supplier. This is expected to be repeated in similar quantities, making this project ideal for those looking to supplement their immediate and long-term workload.

  17. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Fabrication (over 1 tonne)

    This fire suppression equipment manufacturer, who spends in excess of £75,000 a year on outsourced fabrication, would like to hear from interested parties regarding the ongoing production of the attached fire extinguisher brackets. These brackets are to be made from mild steel sheet, although a turnkey service will also be needed. A KAN-BAN solution would also be advantageous, as the client orders large quantities of these designs every year.

  18. Drawings count: 2

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

    This company operates within the consumer products industry and outsources over £500,000 worth of fabrication work every year. They have an order to place for a new shelf design to be used within one of their existing storage products. This project incorporates elements of fabrication and powder coating, with quotes required for 1 off and 50 off. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically and once a relationship has been established, further orders of 50 off, with repeatable batches, could be made available in addition to this initial requirement. 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.

  19. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This startup lighting manufacturer would like to hear from possible suppliers who can assist with the production of opal acrylic rings, to be used as light covers. An initial sample will be required, which - after testing - will be followed by larger order quantities in various sizes. Therefore, this is a good opportunity for companies looking to fill both immediate and long-term capacity.

  20. Drawings count: 3

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

    This startup lighting manufacturer would like to hear from possible suppliers who are able to produce the attached ring. This design will be used to hold LED lights. A sample is sought initially - once testing is complete, this will lead to larger orders to be repeated on an ongoing basis. Therefore, this is an excellent opportunity to fill both short-term and long-term capacity.

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