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.

13 Projects

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  1. Drawings count: 4


    This new company is looking for a supplier to grind these free-issue rubber tyres, which will be used within industrial polishing machines. Quotes are required for 10, 20 and 50 off, with a view to placing orders for 20 to 50 at a time once the initial order is completed. Pricing, lead times and quality are all important considerations within this enquiry and the tolerances are particularly crucial. This will lead to further orders going forward, so it will suit those looking for long-term work.

  2. Drawings count: 3

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    Outsourcing fabrication work to the tune of £300,000 per year, this company specialises in the production of precision pipework. They are currently seeking a supplier who can assist with the manufacture of a rubber strip; 50 off will be needed initially and is likely to be repeated, before full production commences in October 2020. The client will require sizeable volumes of this part within the production phase, meaning that the project itself may be best-suited to those who prefer substantial batchwork. Please note that reliable delivery and a quality, cost-effective end product are essential.

  3. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This cryogenics research manufacturer, who outsources approximately £50,000 worth of machining a year, is in need of quotations from suppliers who can assist with the manufacture of the attached sealing gland units. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, with delivery required by 22/08/19. Although it is a one-off requirement the buyer does often outsource similar requirements, meaning the chosen supplier may be asked to quote enquiries of a similar nature going forward.

  4. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This cryogenics research manufacturer, who outsources approximately £50,000 worth of machining a year, currently seeks quotations from prospective suppliers for the attached turned parts. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, with delivery required at the supplier's earliest convenience. Although it is a one-off requirement, the chosen supplier may have future enquiries made available to them once a relationship with the buyer has been established.

  5. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Destined for end use within the marine industry, these sensor stoppers are to be made from rubber, on behalf of a company that specialises in marine control systems. Quotes are required for both the initial sample of 10 off, as well as the expected yearly quantity of 500 off. The client has also advised that this will be an ongoing requirement, making it an ideal opportunity to fill both immediate and long-term capacity. In addition, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  6. Drawings count: 4

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This buyer, a provider of shopfitting solutions who spends £3.7million a year on outsourced fabrication, seeks a partnership with a supplier who is able to manufacture a variety of items, including a range of tables, chairs, display units and associated framework. Some components may be sourced off-the-shelf in order to make up the bespoke assemblies - please ensure you review the drawings in-depth before quoting. This project incorporates a wide range of materials and therefore, it is best suited to those with a broad manufacturing portfolio. 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.

  7. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This supply chain solutions company have an urgent requirement for the machining of rubber isolators. Due to the urgency, lead time and turnaround are of critical importance, making this ideal for companies with immediate capacity to fill. Due to the nature of the enquiry, this may lead to further requirements from the end client going forward.

  8. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    A company that operates within the industrial machinery sector and spends £10,000 annually on subcontract machining services, is looking to work with a third party who can aid with the manufacture of pads/bumpers, to go in between a steel support structure and a 300kg steel spindle. There is an immediate order to be placed, with delivery required by 11th May; therefore, this project would be suitable for anybody looking to fill immediate capacity.

  9. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Destined for end use within the water treatment industry, the attached hose part is to be turned from blue rubber. The company behind this enquiry is a £50,000-spending Qimtek member that is looking to increase their supplier base for this item. They are keen to allocate this work to a vendor who can provide a quotation for 5,000 and 10,000 off respectively. The client will place an order within the next couple of months, with estimated annual quantities sitting at 40,000 off.

  10. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    The client requires a supplier to produce the attached probe handle, whilst offering a high standard of quality. This item is to be made in accordance with the drawing provided, with prices required for 100, 250 and 500 off at this stage. As well as the work in question, this could lead to the extension of similar projects to the supplier that the client selects, once quality and reliability have been proven.

  11. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    This is an opportunity to add a £2million-spending company to your long-term customer portfolio. This well-known name is looking for the assistance of external suppliers to manufacture the attached package of components, which incorporates elements of both machining and fabrication, as well as a variety of materials. Those with the applicable capabilities are asked to make contact with the buyer directly, quoting your best price and lead time. Delivery is needed within January 2018, making this enquiry ideal for suppliers who are looking to fill short-term capacity.

  12. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    Versatile suppliers are asked to quote for the attached set of parts, on behalf of a company that spends a massive £2million per year on subcontract machining and fabrication processes. These form part of a newly-designed left hand and right hand assembly, for which the client seeks initial prototypes. Interested vendors are asked to quote only for the listed parts, for delivery in January 2018. In turn, the client will ask the successful supplier to assist with the production runs due to follow, making this an opportunity to add a big-spending name to your long-term customer portfolio.

  13. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Plastic machinist are asked to quote on the attached package of components. This enquiry comes from an agricultural component manufacture, whose annual spend on all outsourcing totals £35,000 per year.