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.

78 Projects

Displaying 1 - 20 of 78

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 25 off for the first batch, followed by 100 off annually. Pricing and quality are of utmost importance for this enquiry.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Drawings count: 6

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    These stainless steel components are required to be manufactured and assembled to make fabricated rollers, which will be used within food & beverage industrial machinery. An initial quantity of 45 off is required; the client has confirmed that should these not be able to be fulfilled by the requested delivery date in July, they will be happy to accept staggered deliveries of 10 off in July, followed by 3 deliveries of 10 off and the final delivery of 5 off every 2 weeks until the order is completed. Please state which delivery option you are quoting for. Pricing, quality and reliable delivery are all equally important for this enquiry and once the order has been completed by the chosen supplier, this could also lead to ongoing work. Therefore, this project will suit members looking for a long-term relationship with a new buyer.

  12. Drawings count: 2

    Casting-Die Casting, Pressure

    The attached spring ends are to be cast in stainless steel, ready for use as part of large wind turbines. Having previously had this design manufactured in China, the client is now keen to return production to the UK. Quotes are required for 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 off, with tooling also required. The client is looking for a new supplier as soon as possible and will place an order early if a suitable quotation is found quickly. Please submit your best pricing and lead times. There is no machining of threading required for this enquiry, as the threading will need to be included in the tooling and casting of these spring ends.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    With a machining spend of over £50,000 per year, this company is looking for a supplier to machine these newly-designed pressure plugs, which will be used as part of the pump and valve industry. Quotes are required for 10, 25 and 50 off with price, quality and delivery turnaround being of equal importance for this enquiry. Although the initial order value will be low, this will lead to a total order of 1000 off over the next 2 years, so will suit those looking for a long-term relationship with a new client. Please note that the order will be for 2 different metals which share the same drawing; the first requirement of 10, 25 and 50 off made from Nickel Aluminium Bronze and the second requirement of 10, 25 and 50 off to be made from Inconel. Please ignore the Stainless Steel material indicated on the drawing, as this is not required.

  14. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Milling, Medium Volume

    With an annual spend of over £1million per year on subcontract machining work, this company is looking for a new supplier to mill the attached instrument panels ready for use within the aerospace industry. Quotes are required for 200 off per year, as well as 20 off per month. The client has advised that they will accept quotes both with and without the Alochrome and painted finish, as this can be arranged independently if not available from the chosen supplier. These panels are currently sourced from China and the client is now keen to return their production to the UK.

  15. Drawings count: 6

    Machining-Machining, Multi-Axis

    With a spend of over £1million per year on outsourced machining work, this client is looking for a supplier to machine the attached aluminium twisted tracks, which are to be used within the medical industry as part of hospital automated feeding machines. Quality and accuracy of the twists are key to this enquiry, with quotes required for 1 off and 2 off as shown in the batch requirements. This will also lead to repeatable work for the chosen supplier, once the standard of quality has been approved. The plating/coatings are not required; therefore, the tracks are to be supplied with a standard machine finish.

  16. Drawings count: 9

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    With an outsource spend of over £90,000 per year on fabrication work, this client is looking for a new supplier who is able to fabricate the attached containers and brackets. Processes required for this work include sheet metal forming, seam welding and spot welding. Their previous supplier has gone into administration, making this an excellent opportunity for a new supplier to take over production and manufacture items for the aerospace industry. The successful supplier will also be invited to tender for additional opportunities moving forward.

  17. Drawings count: 4

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

    This client is looking for a new supplier to manufacture the attached plates and brackets, these must then be spot welded to free-issue containers. Quotes are required for between 100 off to 560 off annually for each drawing as shown in the batches required. These will be required in varying batches regularly throughout the year. This is a great opportunity to secure a new client for regular work within the aerospace industry.

  18. Drawings count: 1

    Sheet Metal Forming-Roll Bending

    With an annual fabrication spend in excess of £90,000, this client is looking for a new supplier to manufacture the attached stainless steel container tubes which require rolling and welding . Quotes are required for 85 off annually, which will be ordered in call offs regularly throughout the year.

  19. Drawings count: 2

    Sheet Metal Forming-Enclosures

    This company is looking for a new supplier to manufacture these enclosures as an urgent requirement. This enquiry will suit members with immediate capacity to fill. Ideally, the diesel enclosure needs to be available within 7-10 days from the date of order and the HPU enclosure within 12-15 days from the date of order. This is due to a short lead time from their client.

  20. Drawings count: 3

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This client is looking for a new supplier to manufacture the attached back plates, to be used within the pump and valve industry. The initial order will be for 1 off of each size, but will lead to regular orders of higher quantities over the next three years. These plates need to be supplied complete with radiused corners and drilled holes, as well as with all sharp edges dressed, with minimal material removal. They are also to be supplied powder coated and packaged in a way to prevent any scratches, markings and possible handling/transit damage. Quality, pricing and on-time delivery are all critical for this enquiry; once a relationship is established, this could also lead to additional work, to run alongside this ongoing requirement.

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