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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.

40 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 40

  1. Drawings count: 2

    Casting-Sand Casting

    This client, a company working in the agricultural sector who spends in excess of £2.5million a year on outsourced manufacturing, seeks a supplier to produce a series of cast iron components. The client is looking to build an ongoing partnership with a supplier who is able to facilitate long term supply of these items. The client's current supplier is unable to adhere to agreed lead-times and therefore, a new supplier is eagerly sought.

  2. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Grinding

    This Qimtek member seeks assistance with the commercial - then precision - grinding of two free-issue grade 300 cast iron castings. As there is currently no supplier in place for this work, the client is keen to speak to someone who can undertake this project in accordance with their specifications. Please note that 1 off of each hand is needed. There is an immediate order to place for the work in question. **Due to the current health climate, we ask that you only submit a quotation for this project if you are in a position to fulfil the requirement.**

  3. Drawings count: 2

    Full turnkey-Machining with Fabrication

    This manufacturer of heat exchanger assembly machinery and equipment, who outsources approximately £350,000 worth of machining each year, would like to hear from suppliers who are interested in manufacturing the attached cassettes. With an immediate order to place for this enquiry, the buyer has advised that this is to be repeated in line with sales requirements, averaging approximately 25 units per year. **Due to the current health climate, we ask that you only submit a quotation for this project if you are in a position to fulfil the requirement.**

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Casting-Sand Casting

    This buyer who is involved in the fitness and gym industry is seeking a casting supplier, to manufacture cast iron kettle-bells for use in gyms. They would all be exactly the same dimensions, but of varied weights (8/12/16/20/24/32/40kg), with different volumes ordered per weight, painted in different colours. This company is an e-commerce site and warehouse, so they would need a full service and full costings. The buyer is looking for a sample 16kg Kettlebell and 24kg Kettlebell in the short term, with a view to retailing these products on their platform. They are looking to move quickly with these as their business is experiencing rapid growth. Please quote tooling and design costs separately. The buyer is looking for the supplier to produce the cad files for this product as well, so supplier input and advice will be most welcome. This will lead to volume work but the buyer is unsure what these are at present.

  5. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This company is currently seeking a new supplier for the attached part made from Free Issued SG CI Billets. Please ignore the material listed on the drawing.

  6. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This engineering consultant is currently seeking quotations from machinists for the attached cast iron components. The material is to be free-issued to the chosen supplier and requires complete machining as per the drawings provided. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, with delivery sought by late-March 2020. Although this work is to be repeated going forward, being a new design, the batch frequency is not yet known but will be dictated by sales requirements.

  7. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This company urgently requests quotes for 4 off carrier assemblies to be used in a gear box. The lead time for completion of the work once the order is placed will be 2-3 months. This work was previously carried out in China, however, the buyer is keen to bring the work back to the UK. Quality, pricing and reliable delivery are all important considerations within this enquiry, with a quick turnaround on the initial quotation being crucial. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss; in addition, this could result in further opportunities once quality and reliability have been proven.

  8. Drawings count: 2

    Casting-Sand Casting

    This company urgently requests quotes for 4 off carrier assemblies to be used in a gear box. The lead time for completion of the work once the order is placed will be 2-3 months. This work was previously carried out in China, however, the buyer is keen to bring the work back to the UK. Quality, pricing and reliable delivery are all important considerations within this enquiry, with a quick turnaround on the initial quotation being crucial. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss; in addition, this could result in further opportunities once quality and reliability have been proven.

  9. Drawings count: 4

    Casting-Sand Casting

    This manufacturer of beverage canning machinery is currently looking for possible suppliers for the casting and subsequent machining of the attached cast iron bases. The bases will be used within their machinery going forward. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, with delivery likely to be required in early 2020. This project is to be repeated in line with customer requirements going forward, which is expected to occur approximately every three months. 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.

  10. Drawings count: 3

    Casting-Die Casting, Gravity

    This manufacturer of beverage canning machinery is currently looking for possible suppliers for the casting and subsequent machining of the attached cast iron bases. The bases will be used within their machinery going forward. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, with the delivery date likely to be required early 2020. This project is to be repeated in line with customer requirements going forward, which is expected to be approximately every three months. 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.

  11. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    This Qimtek member, who generally completely their own machining and fabrication in-house, has had a piece of equipment break and would like the assistance of another supplier who can machine down the broken head to a flat surface, as well as machining in a horizontal keyway. The buyer is hoping to free-issue this part to chosen supplier as soon as possible - as such, the order may be placed as soon as the right supplier is found.

  12. Drawings count: 2

    Full turnkey-Machining with Fabrication

    This manufacturer of heat exchanger assembly machinery and equipment, who outsources approximately £350,000 worth of machining each year, would like to hear from suppliers who are interested in manufacturing the attached cassettes. With an immediate order to place for this enquiry, the buyer has advised that this is to be repeated in line with sales requirements, averaging approximately 25 units per year.

  13. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This client, a large manufacturer of alternators, urgently seeks a supplier for the machining of free-issue castings. Outsourcing machining work to the tune of £100,000 per year, this company has advised that they require a cost-effective solution with no compromise on quality. This is an urgent enquiry, with parts to be delivered by 18/10/19 at the latest; therefore, it will be best-suited to suppliers looking to fill immediate capacity. The client advises that this will become an ongoing requirement, with similar work also available moving forward. 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.

  14. Drawings count: 1

    Casting-Sand Casting

    Currently outsourcing approximately £250,000 worth of casting each year, this spinning manufacturer is looking for a subcontract casting supplier who can assist with their bespoke project requirements. Each project requires a different casting in low volumes, although so far this year, 12 castings of this nature have been completed. Rather than finding a new supplier for each project, the buyer is looking to form an ongoing relationship with a supplier who can assist with each of their requirements going forward. The parts indicated in the attached drawings are provided purely for quotation purposes, however, there will be an order of a similar nature placed shortly. This will lead to additional orders going forward, once a relationship has been established.

  15. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, High Volume

    This company has received an urgent request from their client; subsequently, they require quotes for the machined flanges, shafts, bearings, spacers and adapters attached. Owing to a machine breakdown and a lack of capacity, these parts are urgently required, with delivery requested to commence from 16th September. Quotes are ideally required today and prior to 9am tomorrow morning (30th August), owing to the tight schedules involved. All materials will be free-issued to the chosen supplier, with additional requirements for October and potential for future work in addition to this urgent requirement.

  16. Drawings count: 1

    Casting-Sand Casting

    This company specialises in the manufacture of conveyor systems. They are currently in need of a supplier who can assist with the casting and secondary machining of the attached flywheel. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, with delivery ideally required by the end of August. This enquiry is to be repeated, although this will be in line with customer demand and the frequency is therefore not yet known. Being a newly-opened branch of the company, the buyer is currently beholden to the parent company's suppliers and would like to expand to have their own vendors in place. This means that the chosen supplier may also have additional work of a similar nature made available to them going forward.

  17. Drawings count: 7

    Machining-Machining, High Precision

    This company is looking for a new supplier to make the attached legacy crankshaft design, to be used within the rail industry. Quotes are required for 5 off, either using free-issue cast iron for machining, or complete supply from mild steel. The client is open to whichever manufacturing process is best to make these crankshafts; however, adherence to the tolerances shown is extremely important and a high-quality end product is sought. Please confirm when quoting whether free-issue materials are required, or if quoting for complete supply. Once a suitable supplier is found, this will lead to repeatable work, making this a great opportunity to work with a large global company within the rail industry. 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.

  18. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This manufacturer of speciality measuring equipment seeks a supplier to machine the attached fixturing plate from flat ground bar stock and cast iron. This item requires drilling, milling and tapping and should be supplied deburred, with all sharp edges removed. There will be an order ready to place once the final material has been selected; this could develop into both ongoing and additional work for the successful supplier.

  19. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This buyer, a company who specialise in the manufacture of pneumatic control equipment and spends £50,000 a year on outsourced machined components, seek a new supplier for the machining free issue SG iron castings destined for a marine application. Their ideal supplier will be able to produce this part economically and to a high standard whilst maintaining a reliable delivery of 4 weeks. There is an immediate order to place, with ongoing work available for the chosen supplier.

  20. Drawings count: 5

    Casting-Sand Casting

    This company would like to hear from companies who can cast the attached bearing housings and covers which are to be used within industrial machinery in the paper, pulp and energy industry. Parts are to be cast from Ductile iron and grey cast iron in quantities of 4 off housings and 2 off each of the covers. Good value pricing is of most importance for these parts. This is a one-off requirement at this time but could lead to similar work in future.

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