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.

66 Projects

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  1. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, High Precision

    Suppliers with the capacity to machine a set of measurement rings are sought, by a manufacturer of cast products that spends £100,000 per annum on outsourced machining services.These are destined for end use within the automotive industry with quotes for 2 off of each required at this time.Due to the abundance of similar work outsourced, the buyer may also request the services of the successful supplier with other projects moving forward.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, High Precision

    Destined for end use within the telecommunications industry, this fluted tip is to be made from H13 tool steel using high precision machining and wire erosion techniques, on behalf of a company that spends over £100k per year across all outsourced services. The client has advised that this will be an ongoing requirement.

  3. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This is an ideal opportunity for a Qimtek member who has immediate capacity to fill, as quotes are currently required for the attached wear blocks. The buyer behind this enquiry works within the appliance industry and has a sizeable outsourcing spend of £70,000 per annum on machining processes. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, with an emphasis on reliability and high quality. There is an order to place immediately with a supplier who can offer all of the above.

  4. Drawings count: 7

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    A supplier is sought to undertake the manufacture of a roller swap assembly, which will be used in-house by this metal spinning company. Spending over £310,000 a year on bespoke machined and fabricated parts, the client would like to collaborate with a Qimtek member who can offer good value and reliable delivery, whilst also maintaining a high standard of quality. Quotes with and without assembly are welcomed and the buyer has also advised that they will consider design modifications that aid with manufacture, so long as the function is not affected. There is an immediate order to place for 1 off, with 2 more to follow once testing is complete.

  5. 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.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    Qimtek members with immediate milling capacity are asked to quote for the attached set of parts, including bases, covers, plates, sides and clamp pressers. This package of designs comprises a multitude of materials, with required quantities ranging from 1 off to 2 off across the set. Delivery is ideally sought by the end of the month and therefore, interested suppliers should specify their fastest possible turnaround within their quotation. The items will be used within a medical/scientific application and a high standard of quality is paramount.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Spark Erosion

    This company is looking for a reliable third party who can spark erode the attached components from free-issue material. There is an order to place for 2 off each component and similar work may be presented to the sucsessful supplier, once a relationship has been established. Reliability and quality are of utmost importance to this buyer.

  8. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    A client from the food and beverage industry, who spends a massive £3million per year in the realms of subcontract machining, is looking for a company that has the capabilities to machine a top and bottom barrel liner on their behalf. Both of these designs exceed two metres in length and are made of tool steel, to be used within the construction of food handling machinery. Good value and quality are both important aspects that the successful supplier needs to adhere to. Owing to the ongoing nature of the work, this enquiry is not to be missed by those that are looking to add a prestigious and big-spending name to their long-term customer base.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Spark Erosion

    This company specialises in the manufacture of fasteners. They are seeking the assistance of a third party to spark erode letters onto the end of a free-issue plunger. As well as having an immediate order to place, they have advised that the requirement will be ongoing and would like to collaborate with a vendor who can assist on a repeat basis. This is a new aspect to the design of the plunger, for which a supplier has not yet been allocated.

  10. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    The attached set of parts are required for delivery by the latest of 1st August. The client - a company that operates within the industrial machinery sector - seeks the assistance of a supplier who can adhere to this deadline. Quotes are needed for 1 off of each design, for which there is an immediate order to place. In addition, similar work may be made available to the chosen vendor once a relationship has been cultivated.

  11. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    The attached package of parts are required for use within a squeeze tool machine. The tool steel components will be used for the press forming and the mild steel designs are part of the machine's frame. The client is looking for a supplier that can manufacture and deliver these items before the 27th July, whilst also offering a high standard of quality and good value. Those that would like to be considered for this opportunity are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss.

  12. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    A company specialising in research and design, who outsources £250,000 worth of machining each year, is looking for a supplier who can produce the attached components from tool steel. Owing to the nature of the aerospace industry, an initial order of 3 off each component will be placed for testing purposes. If approved, there will be on-going work available to the successful supplier.

  13. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    A variety of different components - including framework, enclosures, and machined parts - are sought for use within special purpose machines. The buyer behind this enquiry spends £200,000 annually on outsourced engineering services. There are elements of cutting, folding, welding, turning, drilling, tapping and chamfering involved in this project, making it perfect for versatile suppliers. Those that would like to be considered for this opportunity are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss.

  14. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Gear Cutting

    Suppliers with gear cutting capacity are asked to provide a quotation for the attached sprocket - a legacy part for which there is no longer a vendor in place. The buyer behind the enquiry requires this item as part of a project for the lighting industry. They have an immediate order to place for its production and owing to their £50,000 annual spend in the subcontract machining sector, it could result in additional work for the chosen supplier, once quality and delivery have been proven.

  15. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Linear guide rods for use within industrial machinery are required, to be turned, chamfered and tapped from hardened tool steel. At present, this is a one-off requirement however similar parts are expected to follow, enabling the successful supplier to lend their hand to future projects. The buyers annual spend exceeds £50,000 per year on outsourced plastic and rubber services.

  16. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, High Volume

    Pricing is currently required on the attached socket caps, on behalf of a Qimtek member that outsources machining work to the tune of £20,000 a year. They will be ordering large quantities of these parts and subsequently, they are keen to hear from suppliers that can offer a competitive quote. All items are to be machined from tool steel, with delivery required by the end of April. The client has also stated that this project will repeat again in future.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    The assistance of a machinist with capacity is needed, by a buyer that spends in excess of £50,000 a year on outsourced machining processes. They have a tool steel part that is required for manufacture, destined for end use within the oil/chemical/energy industry. This buyer subs out multiple machining enquiries on a regular basis, so there may also be an opportunity for the successful supplier to assist with other projects, alongside this current requirement.

  18. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Machining suppliers are sought, in order to assist this well-known company with the production of a hose adaptor. The client is looking to place an immediate order for this part and would like to increase their supplier base for this type of work moving forward; subsequently, they are keen to speak with Qimtek members who have the capacity available to assist. Owing to the buyer's £100,000 yearly spend on subcontract machining services, there could also be scope for the selected vendor to diversify into additional requirements.

  19. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    Destined for use within industrial machinery, the attached set of parts are required in quantities ranging from 3 to 32 off. These designs are to be milled, drilled and countersunk from tool steel. The client has an immediate order to place for the work in question; subsequently, there could also 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.

  20. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    An interesting project that incorporates elements of both fabrication and machining, making it a great fit for suppliers that have a multitude of in-house capabilities. The buyer in question is a company that spends a combined £100,000 a year on outsourced processes. They would like to hear from suppliers that are interested in undertaking the manufacture of the two attached sets of parts, which are required for end use within the automotive industry. 1 off of each set is needed, to be delivered by June 2018.