Qimtek

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.

156 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 156

  1. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This company has an order to place for a re-design of a hammer and a hammer dog, which are to be made from stainless steel. The client spends over £12,000 per year on bespoke machined designs. Quotes are required for 50 and 100 off of each part and the client has also advised that this will be an ongoing requirement, making it an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity. In addition, there may be opportunities for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  2. Drawings count: 4

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

    Specialising in dust and fume extraction work, this company has an order to place for these new designs of brackets, which will be used within the construction industry. Quotes are sought for 1 off of each size, made from 3mm thick box section. Quality, pricing and delivery are all important factors within this enquiry, however, reliable delivery is of the most importance, due to a shorter than usual lead time. Following this enquiry, further similar work will be made available in addition to this initial enquiry.

  3. Drawings count: 1

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This company specialises in handcrafted wood products on sale to the general public and has an order to place for a sheet metal clock face, which will be used as part of a new wall clock launching soon. Quotes are required for the initial 1 off for prototyping purposes, as well as 10 off for when production commences. Quotes are also required for both 1mm and 2mm thicknesses, in mild steel and/or stainless steel and advice is welcome on which is most suitable for the clock face. Pricing is of the most importance within this enquiry, which could also lead to similar work when a relationship is established.

  4. Drawings count: 1

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

    This company specialises in dust and fume extraction designs and has an order to place for a jet cowl, which will be attached to pipework and used within the construction/fabrication industries. Quotes are required for 4 off and 6 off at this time. There is an order to place for 4 off which will be awarded as soon as a suitable quote is received; subsequently, this will be followed by regular orders of 6 off on an approximate monthly basis going forward. Different sizes will be required in future, ranging from 250mm up to 900mm diameter at the bottom of the jet cowl. 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 established, further projects could be made available in addition to this initial requirement.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    This new company to Qimtek has an order to place for these 6 sizes of abrasive skirting. Quotes are required for 1 off of each. 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 established, further projects could also be made available in addition to this initial enquiry.

  6. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This new company to Qimtek is looking for a supplier to make the attached bushing and pin using turning and milling techniques, which will be used as part of industrial machinery. Quotes are sought for 2 off of each, with great potential for further, similar work going forward. Delivery, pricing and a good quality end product are all key considerations within this enquiry.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining with Fabrication

    With a fabrication spend of over £100,000 per year on bespoke fabrication designs, this new company to Qimtek has an order to place for this non-return valve duct which will be used within industrial machinery. Quotes are required for 1 off, with opportunity for further orders in the size shown, as well as additional similar sizes. Delivery timescales are very important for this initial enquiry, with quality and pricing also considered key elements. 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

    Machining-Gear Cutting

    This new buyer to Qimtek has an order to place for the manufacture and assembly of the attached gears and cutters. which will be used as part of machinery for the food and beverage industry. These were previously made using additive manufacturing processes as one whole piece, however, the printed materials used were not food grade, which is now essential. Quotes are required for 1 off, 50 off and 100 off assemblies. A low number of sets will be ordered initially but once tested and approved, this will lead to higher volumes once full production is underway. Delivery of the first batch within 2 weeks ideally is important, although if it takes a little longer, this will be accepted. Quality and accuracy is critical for these components. 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.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This new company to Qimtek has requested quotes for a D-shaft to be cut into the end of a free-issue shaft, as shown on the drawing attached to this enquiry. Quotes are required for 2 off. Lead time is of the most importance; their current supplier has a machine breakdown, so they are looking to increase their supplier base and require a quick turnaround on this initial enquiry. Further work is also available, so this will be a great opportunity to work with a new, regular client from the offshore industry.

  10. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, High Volume

    This client, a company specialise in hardware manufacture , are looking for quotes for the attached shoulder screws with three different screw head options: slotted, Pozidrive and hex/Allen key. These are usually ordered in monthly batches of 2000, with batches reaching up to 4000 off at peak times. Quotes are required for 2000, 3000 and 4000 off - the buyer has stated that the first batch will be ordered after an initial sample of 2-5 screws has been tested and approved. A target price of around 40p has been requested, or less if possible, per screw. This enquiry is a fantastic opportunity to work with a client who requires regular large volumes of screws and fasteners, and once a relationship has been established, this could also lead to additional work of similar ilk.

  11. Drawings count: 1

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    With an annual spend of over £100,000 on bespoke fabrication work, this design and installation company has an immediate order to place for a mild steel grill plate which will be used within the electronics industry. Quotes are sought for 8 off to be laser cut, with either a painted or powder coated finish. Because their current supplier has closed their business, delivery lead time is of most importance for this enquiry. Once a relationship is established, this could also lead to future similar work, making this a great opportunity to work long-term with a new client.

  12. Drawings count: 2

    Casting-Forging

    This company outsources over £50,000 of forging work per year and is looking for quotes for 3000 off of the attached H-piece, which will be called off in 3 separate orders of 1000 each throughout the year. This is because the current supplier will soon no longer be making these parts, so a new supplier needs to be found. Made from carbon steel, the hot forging process is required, along with a zinc finish. Pricing and quality is of utmost importance for this enquiry and will lead to repeat orders due to the annual requirements involved. This volume has also been estimated to increase due to client demand, so will lead to higher annual quantities going forward, although the actual number has not been confirmed at this time.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This buyer, who is new to Qimtek, is looking for a supplier to make the attached roller which will be used within industrial machinery. Quotes are required for 250 off and 500 off, leading to repeatable work after the initial order is placed. Pricing, quality/accuracy and delivery are all important factors within this enquiry.

  14. Drawings count: 1

    Design & Development-Drafting Services

    This buyer has an urgent requirement for a drawing to be created on behalf of his client, who is based in Newcastle. A 2D drawing has been requested, which will be similar to the attached drawing, in PDF and/or other formats. The free-issue component to be drawn will be made available to the chosen supplier for 24 hours before it needs to go back to the client, although the drawing itself doesn't need to be fully completed within 24 hours. Due to the urgent need for quotations, should a suitable quote be received quickly, the work will be awarded early.

  15. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Milling, High Volume

    This Qimtek member is looking for a supplier to machine these new designs of blocking and solenoid plates from solid aluminium, which will be used as part of door locking mechanisms for security vehicles. Quotes are required for 2 off initial samples, followed by 900 off per year, which will be in called off in batches of 150 off. Quality and pricing are the most important considerations within this enquiry.

  16. Drawings count: 3

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    With an outsource spend of over £100,000 per year on fabrication and machining work, this new buyer to Qimtek specialises in the design and service of commercial swimming pools, hot tubs and water rides for theme parks. Currently, they are looking for a manufacturer of the attached clamping bands, which will be used as part of energy-saving, regenerative water filters for commercial swimming pools. This is part of a redesign of clamps for a new filter and therefore, quotes are initially requested for 4 off, with 6-10 off required per week once initial tests have taken place. There are no drawings available at this time; however, the buyer has provided some photographs of the bands required. The spring and nut shown in the photographs are required as part of the complete clamping band.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This Qimtek member seeks a supplier to laser cut and weld mild steel plate, in order to form 8 off wheelbox housings which will be used for specialist lifting equipment. The ideal supplier will be able to offer reliable delivery and provide a good quality end product within the tolerances shown; once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this ongoing requirement.

  18. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, High Precision

    This company is looking for a supplier to machine and spline the attached steel gearbox adaptors, to be used within the automotive industry. Quotes are required for complete supply of 1, 5 and 10 off at this time. This is a new design - the client has confirmed they are open to design feedback and alternatives should this be required. An inspection report is also required for the splining aspects of these adaptors. Although this project is currently at quotation stage, once the order is placed, this could also lead to repeatable work going forward.

  19. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This company is looking for the manufacture of an oil cooler, using copper pipe and cold rolled steel plate. This will be used as a cooling element for a gearbox within industrial machinery. This project incorporates elements of tube/pipe bending, laser cutting and drilling, with quotes required for 1 off. This is a legacy part that is needed on a one-off basis, making it an ideal opportunity to fill short-term capacity.

  20. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This company is looking for a new supplier to make the attached stainless steel tubes, which will become cell holders for use within industrial machinery. This is usually done in-house but due to being over capacity, the client is now looking to outsource this work going forward. Accuracy and quality is very important; the client has confirmed the ID and OD measurements given need to be exact, with no sharp edges or surface scratches visible on the end products. Quotes are sought for 25 off at this time, with similar volumes required on an annual basis.

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