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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.

154 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 154

  1. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    This client, a manufacturer of thermoforming equipment, seek assistance from a supplier who can machine the attached selection of components. A broad range of materials must be used including various grades of structural steel, carbon steel, aluminium, brass and bronze. This project involves a wide range of manufacturing processes including milling, drilling, turning and a small amount of fabrication. There is an immediate order to place, with delivery required early January 2019.

  2. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This client, who operates within the electronics industry, seeks a supplier for the manufacture of a new design of spindle and nut. These are to be machined from a combination of 316 stainless steel and brass and the work will involve aspects of turning, drilling and threading. There is an immediate order to place with the chosen supplier, which could lead to additional work once a relationship is established.

  3. Drawings count: 3

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    This design house who outsource around £50,000 of fabrication each year is looking for urgent quotes on the attached components to be used in an outdoor water-fountain, for which the initial order will only be required early 2019. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically and provide a high-quality end product. 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.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Casting-Sand Casting

    This new Qimtek buyer, specialising in the manufacture of marine equipment, urgently seeks quotes on the attached flanged castings. The buyer behind this enquiry has a massive out-sourcing spend of £100,000 p/a on their out-sourced machined parts. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically and also provide a high-quality end product. Once a relationship has been cultivated, further projects could be made available in addition to this requirement. There will be an order to place within the next 4 weeks for the chosen supplier.

  5. Drawings count: 1

    Extrusions-Machining of Extrusions

    This is a new buyer to Qimtek, who is seeking quotes on the attached window frames. There are 5 frames which will need cutting to length, as per the drawings. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, offer reliable delivery and also provide a high-quality end product. Once a relationship has been cultivated, further projects could be made available in addition to this ongoing requirement. There is an order to place with the chosen supplier who can fulfil the above.

  6. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This buyer is looking for a micro machinist to manufacture the attached clamp push rod & actuating rod nipple, ready for use within micro welding equipment. These designs are legacy items, which are to be made from a combination of bright mild steel and brass with 50 off of each required at this time. There is an order to place with ongoing work available for the supplier that wins the project.

  7. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-General Sheet Metal Under 6mm

    This audio manufacturing company, who outsources more than £150,000 worth of fabrication work per year, seeks to partner with a supplier who can manufacture these lifting plates for their turntables. The plates are to be made from brass which needs to be cut and pressed accordingly, supplied with a silver chrome-plated finish. As well as having an immediate order to place for the samples, the client will also look to place customer-driven orders with the chosen supplier moving forward.

  8. Drawings count: 12

    Fabrication-Laser Cutting

    The attached profiles are urgently required for a manufacturer of industrial fan units. These are to be manufacture from a mix of brass, 316 stainless, S275 and 3CR12 in a variety of thicknesses. The company behind this enquiry has an annual spend of £20,000 on bespoke fabricated parts and seeks assist with an immediate order, as well as further requirements for these items moving forward. In addition, there may also be scope to venture into other opportunities alongside this project, once delivery and value have been proven. Due to the urgent nature of this project, suppliers are urged to provide their best lead times when quoting.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    This is an opportunity to become a long-term supplier to a company that outsources over £1.5million of subcontract machining and fabrication work each year. They require quotes on the attached package of parts, including plates, walls, spacers and pillars which comprise a number of different materials and processes. Quality and accuracy are extremely important, with the client keen to emphasise that small companies will be considered alongside bigger 'one-stop shops'; therefore, part quotes are welcomed. The ongoing nature of the work, along with the overall scope, makes this an excellent opportunity to supplement your long-term customer portfolio.

  10. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Prototyping

    The attached set of components are to be machined from a variety of materials, on behalf of a jewellery manufacturer. They seek quotes for 1 off each component for initial prototype purposes, with the view to place production orders for 20 off each item, on an ongoing basis thereafter. They would like to build a relationship with a supplier who can provide high quality whilst retaining reasonable costs.

  11. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Destined for end use within the rail industry, the attached bolt is to be turned and threaded in a batch of 10 off. The buyer is a Qimtek member who spends over £20,000 a year on subcontract machining services. They are looking to outsource this work to a third party who can offer good value and reliable delivery, with similar work available moving forward. Those that are interested in being considered for this opportunity are asked to make contact with the buyer directly.

  12. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Quotes are currently sought for machined furniture feet, to be turned from a combination of aluminium and brass. The client is looking to build a relationship with the chosen supplier for ongoing production of these items and has an immediate order to place. Those that would like to be considered for this opportunity are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Destined for end use within industrial cleaning equipment, the attached welding part is to be turned in a batch of 2 off from brass. The client - a company that places £50,000 worth of machining work with subcontract machining suppliers annually - seeks a supplier who is able to offer delivery by the 26th October. Value and lead time are important considerations to this buyer and they will favour quotes from companies who can produce this part economically and provide a fast turnaround. This could lead to additional turning requirements for the chosen supplier, meaning that there is scope for long-term work as a result.

  14. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This is a comprehensive enquiry that will be perfect for those who are looking to fill both short-term and long-term capacity. A machining supplier is sought by this £400,000-spending OEM, who has an immediate order to place for a large selection of machined parts to be made from various materials. These designs - including retainers, mounts, housings and spacers - will be used within x-ray equipment for the oil & gas, nuclear and military sectors. The project itself comprises milling, drilling, tapping and turning processes. It is essential that interested suppliers are able to meet the specified delivery deadline and in turn, they can expect to receive repeat orders of these components moving forward. Therefore, this is an opportunity to win a new long-term customer, as well as the work in question.

  15. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    The attached trumpet mouth piece consists of two separate components that screw together, which are both to be machined from brass. The client is looking for a supplier who can either machine the components complete, machine the long tapered hole only, or provide a special tapered reamer to allow the client to machine the hole themselves. A high standard of quality is essential and once it has been proven, the client will look to place ongoing orders with the chosen supplier for 20 off of each part at a time.

  16. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Outsourcing a sizeable £300,000 worth of machining work every year, this company currently seeks quotes for a multitude of components, to be used within welding pistols. This set of parts - including housings, tubes and dials - comprises a number of different materials and processes, including turning and milling. A supplier is sought who can offer reliable, on-time delivery, with part quotes accepted in the event that all the designs cannot be made by any one vendor. This will be a repeat requirement for the selected supplier and owing to the abundance of work outsourced, it could also lead to additional opportunities once a relationship has been cultivated.

  17. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-Machining, Prototyping

    This domestic appliances manufacturer has an immediate order to place for prototypes of flanges, supports, shafts and rollers. The designs in question will be used within an automated clothing iron and it is essential that interested suppliers are able to offer a fast turnaround, as well as high quality components. Incorporating a number of different materials and processes, including milling and turning, this project will be ideal for flexible suppliers with immediate capacity. The client's £100,000 annual spend on machined parts means that additional opportunities could arise once a relationship has been cultivated.

  18. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, High Volume

    The attached package of brass designs, including hose connectors, caps, valve seats and valve housings, are to be utilised within diving equipment. Spending in excess of £85,000 a year on subcontract machining services, this company has an immediate order to place for the initial prototypes, followed by larger production quantities once testing is completed. A high level of quality is essential, as is a fast turnaround. Those with the capacity and capabilities to undertake the work are asked to make contact with the buyer directly in order to be considered for this opportunity.

  19. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Free-issue brass blank inserts are to be modified in accordance with the buyer's specifications. Operating within the industrial machinery sector, they have an immediate order to place for the work in question and will favour quotes from those that can carry out the modifications economically. Delivery is ideally sought by the 21st September; in addition, there is a possibility that this could become an ongoing requirement for the chosen supplier.

  20. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-General Fabrication 6-15mm

    Fixing brackets, shelves and posts are required as part of a personal home installation. The client is looking for a supplier who can manufacture these items, as well as providing input regarding the overall design and optimum method of manufacture. A high standard of quality is essential. There is an immediate order to place for this work and those that are interested in being considered should make contact with the buyer directly to discuss.

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