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.

80 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 80

  1. Drawings count: 1

    Sheet Metal Forming-Spring Manufacturing

    A new buyer to Qimtek who specialises in electronic modules, seeks a new supplier for the attached spring clips, which are used to hold their modules securely. 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 the chosen supplier who can fulfil the above. Although the quantities are of low volume, this will be significant repetitive work for the successful supplier.

  2. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    The attached component is required for use within a machine repair, on behalf of a company that spends £20,000 yearly on bespoke machined parts. This work involves turning, drilling, tapping and chamfering, with the part in question to be made from AMS 644-6444-51200. Interested vendors should quote their best price and delivery as soon as possible to be considered. Although this is currently a one-off requirement, increased quantities of this replacement part are expected to be required imminently.

  3. Drawings count: 1

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

    This architectural company, who outsources approximately £500,000 worth of fabrication and sheet metal processes per year, would like to hear from suppliers capable of cutting, bending, and drilling the attached service channels from mild steel. 112 off main sections are required as shown on the drawing, with a Ø 50mm aperture placed on the centre line, exact location to be confirmed. 224 off side sections are also required, and to be made of perforated 1.5mm-2.5mm steel sheet. Perforations can be square or round as per the thumbnail sketch. The bottom angle return is to be 45 to 60 degrees, whichever is easiest for the supplier. Quality and reliability are of the utmost importance and it is essential that the successful supplier is able to fulfil both of these criteria. With an immediate order to place, the client has advised that this is a one-off, project-based enquiry, although it may lead to additional, similar work for the chosen supplier going forward. Assembly of these 2 parts is not required.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    With a machining spend of over £50,000 per year, this company is looking for a supplier to machine these newly-designed pressure plugs, which will be used as part of the pump and valve industry. Quotes are required for 10, 25 and 50 off with price, quality and delivery turnaround being of equal importance for this enquiry. Although the initial order value will be low, this will lead to a total order of 1000 off over the next 2 years, so will suit those looking for a long-term relationship with a new client. Please note that the order will be for 2 different metals which share the same drawing; the first requirement of 10, 25 and 50 off made from Nickel Aluminium Bronze and the second requirement of 10, 25 and 50 off to be made from Inconel. Please ignore the Stainless Steel material indicated on the drawing, as this is not required.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    Suppliers that have the capabilities to cut coupling washers are sought, on behalf of a company that outsources over £250,000 worth of fabrication work each year. These items are destined for end use within an oil/chemical/energy application and there is an immediate order to place for their production. In addition, the successful supplier will be awarded monthly call-offs, making this an opportunity to win a new long-term customer as well as the work in question.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    This manufacturer of medical laboratory equipment seeks a supplier to assist with the production of 2 off chassis, along with the accompanying components. These are legacy parts, for which there is no current supplier in place. The project itself involves aspects of cutting, folding, welding, rolling, laser cutting, and a small amount of machining - assembly will also be required. Although this is a one-off requirement, owing to the client's combined annual spend of £350,000 on outsourced fabrication and machining, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to complete additional orders going forward.

  7. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This company is looking for a new supplier to assist with machining of free-issue castings. This work is currently completed in-house, but the client is looking to outsource this particular project. This request is at quotation stage at the moment, with quotes required for 8 off. The ideal supplier will be able to machine these parts economically, offer reliable delivery and provide a high-quality end product - once an order has been placed and a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this initial requirement.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This client, who spends in excess of £500,000 a year on outsourced machining services, seeks a supplier for the attached spindle bolts. This project incorporates aspects of milling, turning and threading with the bolts to be made from EN10083-1:1991 and supplied with the indicated finishes. This is a newly-designed product with ongoing yearly batches of 300 off expected; therefore, it is an excellent opportunity for a supplier to secure ongoing business moving forward.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    This project is compiled of several parts which - when assembled - will create a chainsaw guard. There are many fabrication and machining processes required to manufacture this full request - the client has also confirmed that if welding capabilities are not available, the supplier is to state this within their quotation, as the client can weld the parts together if needed. The client is over capacity and therefore, they are looking for a new supplier to manufacture these components on their behalf. The ideal supplier will be able to manufacture these designs economically with a quality finish, within a 3-4 week lead time. This will lead to ongoing work, once the initial request of 10 off assemblies is completed.

  10. Drawings count: 4

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

    A huge-spending company is looking for a new supplier to fabricate the attached Indium shims, which have become legacy parts. Although the quantities for these components is rather low for this particular quotation request, this will lead to ongoing work for these shims in larger quantities and additional, similar work once a suitable supplier is found. Please note that the quality of the finished products is extremely important. Please note that due to the confidentiality surrounding these parts, signed NDAs will be forwarded onto the buyer for approval before drawings can be released. Therefore, there may be a short time delay before drawings are released.

  11. Drawings count: 4

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    Suppliers with dual fabrication and machining capabilities are sought to manufacture the attached steel cube frame, on behalf of a manufacturer of luxury games and accessories. Ideally, the buyer would like to work with a supplier who is able to fulfil an immediate order and offer repeat supply on a regular basis. As one of the client's flagship lines, this offers an excellent opportunity to fill ongoing capacity moving forward. Good value and quality are essential elements of this project and therefore, a sample will be required before production orders are placed.

  12. Drawings count: 1

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This is a new buyer to Qimtek, who specialises in security blinds. The company behind this enquiry spends £50,000 per annum within the subcontract fabrication sphere. They are seeking quotes on a new research and development project that they are working on, to improve the security of their blinds. Their ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, with an emphasis on reliability and a high quality end product. There is an order to place immediately, with ongoing work available for the chosen supplier.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Thread Cutting

    This buyer - a manufacturer of sports cars, with an impressive annual spend of £500,000 on machining - seeks a supplier for the attached transmission stud. The component in question is to be made from S99G speciality steel and must be thread rolled - please note that a small amount of turning is also required. This is a redesign of an ongoing part and therefore, an order will be placed once old stock of the original design is depleted.

  14. Drawings count: 6

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

    This company outsources over £100,000 worth of fabrication work every year. They have an immediate order to place for a frame header, top stiffener and fixing rail, which is to be fabricated from free-issue STRENX 700 material, supplied in a single 6000mm x 1250mm x 4mm sheet. This project incorporates elements of various fabrication processes, including folding, with quotes required for 1 off each part. Welding and finishing as shown on the drawings, is not required for this project. The remainder of material is requested to be cut into 2000mm x 1250mm lengths and delivered back to client along with finished parts. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, offer reliable delivery and provide a high-quality end product; once a relationship has been cultivated, further projects could be made available in addition to this initial requirement.

  15. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Wire Forming

    Destined for end use at a trade show, these wire clips are to be made from spring steel on behalf of an award-winning designer. Quotes are required for 6 off to be delivered by the 23rd October, making it an ideal opportunity to fill immediate capacity.

  16. Drawings count: 6

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    Destined for use within immersion heaters, a new supplier is required for this array of ceramic components. The client places over £100,000 worth of work with subcontract engineering suppliers annually and seeks responses from Qimtek members with whom they can build a relationship. 500 off of each design will be required per year, with delivery of the initial batch needed early November.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    Quotes are urgently sought for the attached socket adaptor, with three different material options being explored. The client seeks this adaptor for end use within the construction sector and will value a prompt response from interested parties. Suppliers that can offer a short lead time will be viewed favourably; in turn, there may be scope for this enquiry to lead to further work, as the buyer places a massive £1million worth of work with subcontract machining companies annually.

  18. Drawings count: 0

    Machining-Gear Cutting

    In a bid to return manufacture from overseas, this £50,000-spending company is looking to hear from UK suppliers who are able to provide a series of parts for a gear assembly. These designs - including bosses, spindles and spacers, along with the gears themselves - will be used within marine instrumentation. Specifically, the client requires gear cutting to 0.4MOD and seeks a high standard of quality throughout. The large quantities involved makes this a sizeable project and a great opportunity for the right supplier.

  19. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Medium Volume

    The attached flowmeter cover is required for end use within the defence/military industry. The client is looking for a supplier that has both the capabilities and the capacity to mill, drill and possibly bend this part, which has previously been produced via a casting method. The client spends a sizeable £250,000 a year on machined parts and has advised that there may well be similar work available for the chosen supplier moving forward.

  20. Drawings count: 2

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    Sizeable quantities of an array of laser cut plates and links is needed, on behalf of an electronics manufacturer with an immediate order to place. The overall quality of these parts is extremely important, as well as compliance with the material specifications. In addition to the immediate order, the client will require these items in similar quantities approximately two to three times per year. Their £80,000 annual fabrication spend means that there could also be scope to diversify into additional projects.