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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.

23 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 23

  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: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Machining of the attached bronze fly press rest is required by a buyer working in the automotive industry. This project includes aspects of drilling, chamfering and turning, with quotes required for 1 off at this time. There is an immediate order to place and, although this is a one-off order, additional work of a similar ilk will also be made available to the successful supplier.

  3. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    These free-issue gears, made from aluminium bronze, are to be machined using the milling/keyway process to the specifications shown on the attached drawing, on behalf of a company that spends over £240,000 per year on bespoke machined designs. Quotes are required for 2 off and the client has also advised that this will be an one-off requirement, making it an ideal opportunity to fill short-term capacity. In addition, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  4. 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, angles, nuts and couplings 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    In an effort to increase their existing supplier base, this company would like to hear from Qimtek members who have ongoing machining capacity available. Placing over £840,000 into the subcontract machining market every year, they have an immediate order to place for several components, for which they will free-issue the material. A high standard of quality is paramount and quotes will be favoured from those who have ISO 9001 accreditation in place. Sizeable annual volumes are needed, which will be called off in batches of 30 off of each design per month.

  7. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    Quotes are required for a set of piece parts, which will be assembled by the client in-house. They seek a supplier that can offer delivery by the 5th June, making this a great opportunity to fill immediate capacity; in turn, the successful supplier will also be invited to assist on a repeat basis moving forward. The set of parts comprises a number of different materials and processes, and the client is looking for external assistance due to a current lack of capacity. They spend a massive £500,000 annually on bespoke components and will favour a prompt response from interested parties.

  8. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    A metal spinning company that spends a sizeable £310,000 a year across their outsourced processes, requires the assistance of a supplier with dual fabrication and machining capabilities. They have an assembly which is required for immediate manufacture - a unit that will be used within the space industry. Delivery is required by the 28th May, meaning that this enquiry may be best suited to those that have imminent capacity to fill. Repeat orders will also be made available to the selected vendor moving forward.

  9. Drawings count: 8

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    The attached components are required for end use within the electronics industry. The company behind this project spends over £100,000 annually in the subcontract machining market and would like to hear from suppliers that are able to machine and deliver these parts by the 27th April, with ongoing batches of 20-50 off to repeat on an annual basis. This may make it an excellent fit for those who are looking to expand their current and ongoing workload.

  10. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    The attached set of components - including ball housings, plugs and pins - are required by a buyer that operates within the communications industry. The client has an annual spend on subcontract machining that exceeds £500,000 a year and so ongoing work will be made available.

  11. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    Destined for use within industrial machinery, the attached pads are required in quantities of 50 off of each. Both of these designs are to be milled, drilled and countersunk from bronze. The client is currently in the process of reviewing their preferred suppliers and subsequently, there could be scope for the successful vendor to build upon the relationship and branch out into additional projects. The buyer will also place repeat orders of these parts with the supplier they select.

  12. Drawings count: 6

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Blocks, washers and bushes are required, by a manufacturer of recovery vehicles that spends £80,000 a year in the realms of subcontract engineering services. They are looking to collaborate with a supplier that can adhere to the outlined delivery time frame for the initial batches, which range from 10 off to 20 off across the set. There are six parts in total, up to a maximum of 100mm in diameter.

  13. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This buyer from the pump & valve industry spends £175,000 a year on bespoke machined parts. They are looking to work with a company that can offer machining of free-issue material, with similar work available moving forward. Although this process is predominantly performed in-house, the client is currently overloaded and requires the assistance of a reliable subcontract supplier, who can offer a fast turnaround on the manufacture of these components.

  14. Drawings count: 7

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This buyer from the pump & valve industry spends £175,000 a year on bespoke machined parts. They are looking to work with a company experienced in machining of castings, who can offer this service urgently. Although this process is predominantly performed in-house, the client is currently overloaded and requires the assistance of a reliable subcontract supplier, who is able to facilitate a fast turnaround on the machining of castings that they will provide on a free-issue basis. There will be similar work available moving forward, giving this enquiry long-term scope for the right company.

  15. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Suppliers with the capacity to machine a set of five components are sought, by a manufacturer of cast products that spends a sizeable £100,000 per annum on outsourced machining services. Quotes on 5 off of each part are needed at this time, for end use within an automotive application. The buyer may also request the services of the successful supplier within other projects, due to the abundance of similar work outsourced.

  16. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    With a £50,000 annual spend in the subcontract machining arena, this company seeks production of a vast range of bespoke items. They would ideally like to work with a turnkey supplier who is able to undertake this project in its entirety, which includes the manufacture of small components, right up to parts that exceed half a metre in length. This work also comprises a number of different materials and will be ideally suited to vendors who have a range of in-house machining capabilities. There is an immediate order to place which will repeat moving forward, therefore facilitating an opportunity to grow your long-term customer portfolio.

  17. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This buyer from the pump & valve industry spends £25,000 a year on bespoke machined parts. They are looking to work with a company experienced in machining of castings, who can offer this service on an ad-hoc basis. Although this process is predominantly performed in-house, the client is currently overloaded and requires the assistance of a reliable subcontract supplier, who can offer a fast turnaround on the machining of castings that they will provide on a free-issue basis.

  18. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    A metal spinning company that spends a massive £310,000 a year across their outsourced processes, requires the assistance of a supplier with dual fabrication and machining capabilities. They have an assembly which is required for immediate manufacture - a unit for which the client is looking to expand their supplier base. Delivery is required by the 25th August, meaning that this enquiry may be best suited to those that have imminent capacity to fill. Repeat orders will also be made available to the selected vendor moving forward.

  19. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This is a huge opportunity for machining suppliers that have immediate capacity to fill. The buyer behind this enquiry spends a massive £1.5million annually on bespoke machined parts and has an urgent order to place for the attached components. These items comprise a number of materials and processes, with a fast turnaround required. The client is looking to increase their supplier base, as they have an additional £20,000 worth of work per week to extend to a new vendor. Therefore, this enquiry is not to be missed by those that are looking to add a big-spending name to their long-term customer base.

  20. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    This is an opportunity to become a long-term supplier to a company that outsources over £1.5million in subcontract machining and fabrication each year. They require quotes on the attached package of parts, which are mainly machined, but also incorporate elements of fabrication. Therefore, interested suppliers must have a multitude of in-house capabilities to service the enquiry. The project itself comprises a range of materials and will suit companies that prefer varied work. The buyer will place repeat orders moving forward, meaning that this enquiry may be an especially good fit with those that are looking to fill ongoing capacity.

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