Qimtek

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.

81 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 81

  1. Drawings count: 3

    Fabrication-Tube Bending & Manipulation

    This company is looking for a supplier to manipulate stainless steel tube to the shape shown within the drawing provided. The tube will be used as an exhaust pipe for remote control aircraft. The buyer has suggested swaging as the best method of manufacture, however, any other suitable method is acceptable. This may include sheet forming of two halves to be welded together, or the halves delivered unwelded. Quotes are required for 100 off for the first batch, followed by 100 off annually going forward. Pricing and quality are of the utmost importance for this enquiry.

  2. Drawings count: 5

    Tool Making-Jigs & Fixtures

    This company specialises in global bus manufacture and has an order to place for the manufacture and painting of 3 different chassis frame welding jigs, which will be used to manufacture buses for the general public. The buyer requires main welding jigs for each of the main modules (Front, Centre, Rear) and sub-assembly jigs for the welded assemblies that make up each of the modules. Advice is also sought, including any suggestions to make the jigs as efficient as possible when the client manufactures the bus chassis. Pricing, quality and reliable delivery are all key factors within this enquiry and once a relationship is established, this can also lead to future jig work in addition to this initial requirement. This makes it an unmissable opportunity for large fabrication work from a large global client.

  3. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    This company has an order to place for the attached turned bearing shafts, which will be used as part of roofing winches for the construction industry. These shafts are structural and so a cosmetic finish is not important. This project incorporates elements of turning and threading, with quotes required for 200 off. 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 similar projects could be made available in addition to this one-off requirement.

  4. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    This Qimtek member has an immediate order to place for the attached steel pins, which will be used within the military. Quotes are required for 130 off at this time. Their current supplier has confirmed a much longer lead time than usual, leading the client to source from outside of their existing supplier base. Further to this initial requirement, the successful vendor may be asked to lend their services to additional projects moving forward.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This company specialises in monitoring solutions within many different transportation sectors and requires quotes for the attached tilt sensor body and cover, to be made from HDPE plastic. Quotes are sought for 500, 1000 and 2000 off of each component. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, offer reliable delivery and provide a high-quality end product. In addition, there may be scope for the chosen supplier to expand upon their involvement with the client moving forward.

  6. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    Specialising in drilling and cutting equipment, this company is looking for quotes on 100, 250 and 500 off of these steel drive shafts, which will form part of a dust extraction system for motorised hand tools used within the trade and construction industries. Quotes for all three batch sizes are required both in mild steel and stainless steel, with an initial order ready to place of 100 off mild steel shafts. Pricing of the shafts is of the most importance within this enquiry and the tolerances shown within the drawing are also critical. Once a relationship has been established, further orders of larger batch sizes and other similar projects could be made available, in addition to this initial requirement.

  7. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This company has an immediate order to place for the attached subsea torch components, which will be used in depths of up to 1000m underwater. This is a redesign of a previous torch, with quotes required for 25 off of each component. Delivery lead times are critical for this enquiry and once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this initial requirement.

  8. 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.

  9. Drawings count: 1

    Profiling-Plasma Cutting

    This company has an annual spend of over £500,000 on bespoke fabricated designs and has an order to place for the attached aluminium mount plates. These will be used for mounting pneumatic equipment within industrial machinery, in a factory environment. These plates are usually made in-house but due to a capacity issue, the buyer is currently looking for an external supplier. Quotes are sought for 20 off, with scope for ongoing and similar work to be made available once the initial enquiry is complete. Reliable delivery is of the most importance within this enquiry, with pricing and quality also being key.

  10. Drawings count: 5

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    With a combined annual spend of over £1.5 million on fabrication and machining work, this company is looking for a supplier to make, assemble and zinc coat the attached tracks which will be used within industrial machinery in a factory environment. Quotes are required for 3 off, with scope for ongoing, similar work to follow. Quality and accuracy is key for this project, with price and reliable delivery also considered very important.

  11. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This new company to Qimtek has an order to place for the attached front port, which will form part of subsea lamps to be used in depths of up to 1000m underwater. Once received, these will be pressure tested by the client before use. Quality and accuracy of these components is paramount, as well as reliable delivery and pricing. This company has an annual spend of over £100,000 per year on bespoke machined components and will be placing regular orders every 2-3 months at this volume with the chosen supplier. This makes it a great opportunity to form a long-term relationship with a new client in this industry. It could also lead to further, similar work in addition to this initial enquiry.

  12. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This new company to Qimtek spends over £100,000 on bespoke machined components and has an order to place for this aluminium housing and end cap. These will form part of subsea lamps which will be used in depths of up to 1000m underwater. Once received, the parts will be pressure tested by the client before use. Quality and accuracy of these components is paramount, as well as reliable delivery and pricing. With regular orders every 2-3 months at this volume, this is a great opportunity to form a long-term partnership with a new client in this industry. Once a relationship has been established, this could also lead to further, similar work in addition to this initial enquiry.

  13. Drawings count: 2

    Sheet Metal Forming-Deep Drawing

    This company is looking for a supplier to deep draw the attached pipe to the shape shown within the drawing provided. The pipe is stainless steel and will be used as an exhaust pipe for remote control aircraft. The buyer has suggested swaging, hydroforming or deep drawing as the best methods of manufacture however, any other suitable method is acceptable. Quote are required for 100 off for the first batch, followed by 100 off annually, going forward. Pricing and quality are of utmost importance for this enquiry.

  14. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    With an outsourcing spend of an impressive £1million per year on machining work, this company has an immediate order to place for 20 sizes of track pieces. These items will be used within a factory setting, as part of a feeder within an industrial machine to make disposable razor blades. This is a fantastic opportunity, owing to the amount of repeat work available for the chosen supplier. This particular project ideally needs to be completed before the end of August; therefore, the buyer has confirmed that should a suitable quotation be received quickly, this project will be awarded early. Delivery lead time is the most important consideration within this enquiry, followed by quality and price in priority order.

  15. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Multi-Axis

    This company is looking for a quick turnaround for the machining of free-issue carbon steel. The successful supplier will be required to machine the top side curve only, using a 4 or 5-axis machine - everything else within the drawings will be completed in-house. Quotes are required for 1 off, with the free-issue material to be delivered directly to the chosen supplier. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, and although this is a one-off requirement, there is scope for similar work to be awarded in future as well as this initial enquiry.

  16. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Spark Erosion

    An urgent requirement for the spark erosion of a free-issue aluminium manipulator has been requested. This buyer has a huge global presence, making this is a fantastic opportunity to work with a company who operate within many sectors, including construction, nuclear and oil/gas/petrochemical. Their current vendor is full and therefore, they are looking to increase their supplier base, which will lead to ongoing, similar work in addition to this initial requirement. Please quote your best lead time when submitting your quote. Because of the urgent nature of this project, should a suitable quote be found quickly, the enquiry will be awarded early.

  17. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Grinding

    This company is looking for a supplier to undertake the precision grinding two shoulders into free-issue hexagonal 5c collet fixture blocks. Quotes are required for 5 off. This is a one-off request at this time; however, there may be similar work available for the chosen supplier in future.

  18. Drawings count: 2

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This new Qimtek buyer is looking for a supplier to make the attached gear lever and brake lever for a project they are currently working on, using 6mm thick mild steel. Quotes are required for 1 off of each design. This is a one-off order, but it may lead to similar work in the form of occasional ad-hoc requirements.

  19. Drawings count: 2

    Extrusions-Machining of Extrusions

    This client is looking for an additional supplier to machine free-issue aluminium extrusion in order to produce high quality whistles. Due to the nature of this product, the accuracy of the machining is critical as this can affect the pitch of the whistles when played. Good value pricing is also very important for this enquiry, suppliers are asked to quote their best prices without jeopardizing manufacturing quality. Quotes are sought for 200 off every 2-3 months, this could result in further opportunities once quality and reliability have been proven. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to make contact with the buyer directly.

  20. Drawings count: 3

    Sheet Metal Forming-Presswork

    This client, a company who spend £90,000 per year on outsourced fabrication, seeks a supplier to produce large volumes of pressed components from stainless steel. These items are currently produced in-house from iron, however, the client is looking at production in stainless steel but lack the in house capacity needed to do so. A new supplier is required to produce these items on a long-term basis with quotes required for between 8,000 to 60,000 per month depending on the drawings, please see the batch information for further details. Further sizes of these cell cups will also be made available once a relationship is established with the chosen supplier, making this an opportunity not to be missed.

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