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.

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  1. Drawings count: 1

    Extrusions-Forming of Extrusions

    This company specialises in the design and manufacture of indoor and outdoor cat kennels and is looking for a new supplier to manufacture the spine of these products, which are to be extruded from aluminium and then painted/powder coated to finish. These cat kennels are to be sold to the general public, so a high quality finish is needed. Quotes are requested for 250 off and 500 off, with the first order being required in the new year. The necessary tooling required for the extrusion will be free-issued. This will lead to repeat orders after the initial order is completed, making this a great opportunity for a long-term working relationship with a new client. Quality, price and reliable delivery is crucial and the tolerance of the length dimension is extremely important.

  2. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    This company specialises in bespoke activity equipment and has an order to place for several new designs of aluminium, mild steel and stainless steel components to be used within tricycles. Quotes for each part range from 50 off to 500 off, with 50% of the order required in December and the remaining 50% required in April next year. The ideal supplier will be able to provide a high-quality end product and produce these parts economically; once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this ongoing requirement.

  3. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-Gear Cutting

    This manufacturer, who pioneers the development of autofocus lenses and currently spends approximately £500,000 on outsourced machining each year, would like to hear from suppliers who can assist with both the cutting of the attached free-issue parts to the required length, as well as companies who can manufacture the end requirement from scratch. The buyer is taking delivery of the initial order at the end of October and will have an immediate requirement to have them cut to length. This initial requirement is a prototype, but this is to be repeated in increasing quantities going forward, in line with sales requirements. 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.

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, High Volume

    The client, a manufacturer of heating products for both the domestic and industrial markets, seeks a supplier to produce the attached components from free issue aluminium castings. This project is an ongoing project, with annual quantities of 1970 off per year, this will be ordered in monthly call-offs in batches indicated on the attached documents. This project is best-suited to those looking to fill ongoing capacity, owing to the length of the contract and the annual batches required.

  5. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    The attached nylon water gate pipe stops are required to be machined and fully assembled by a client who is currently over capacity in-house. Quotes are required for 10/50 offs for delivery within 2 weeks from date of order, the client has also advised that this will be an ongoing requirement, making it an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity. Should a desirable quote be received quickly, the buyer will award the work early.

  6. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This manufacturer, who pioneers the development of autofocus lenses and currently spends approximately £500,000 on outsourced machining each year, would like to hear from suppliers who can assist with plastic machining on a repeat basis for their urgent requirements through their busy periods of November - April. The ideal candidate will be able to work closely with the buyer and maintain good communication. The ordered components may differ slightly from the attached drawings due to ongoing development. The successful supplier must be able to offer quality components whilst delivering in a time-critical manner. Although there is no immediate order to place, the buyer will be looking to move forward with these orders through their busy periods starting in November. The chosen supplier may also be asked to manufacture additional, similar components outside of this time-frame. 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-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This manufacturer, who pioneers the development of autofocus lenses and currently spends approximately £500,000 on outsourced machining each year, would like to hear from suppliers who can assist with their machining requirements. These will be required on an ongoing basis, with urgent requirements through their busy periods of November - April. The ideal candidate will be able to work closely with the buyer and maintain good communication. The ordered components may differ slightly from the attached drawings due to ongoing development. The successful supplier must be able to offer quality components whilst delivering in a time-critical manner. Although there is no immediate order to place, the buyer will be looking to move forward with these orders through their busy periods starting in November. The chosen supplier may also be asked to manufacture additional, similar components outside of this time-frame. 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.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Fabrication with Machining

    This client, a supplier and distributor of standard and special fasteners, seeks a supplier to produce the attached stainless steel fitting brackets. These require turning, milling, threading, bending and welding, with batches of 100, 500 and 1000 sets required. This is part of a larger project that the client is tendering for - should they win their tender, there will be an immediate order to place with the chosen supplier that could lead to ongoing work moving forward.

  9. Drawings count: 3

    Electronic / Electrical-Design, Development & Prototyping

    This company specialises in customising joysticks for the gaming industry and is looking for a supplier to assist with the design, prototyping and - once launched - volume manufacturing of PCBs to be used within a retro-style joystick. It must be compatible with certain consoles as shown in the additional information document attached and the PCB must be firmware-upgradeable to fix any bugs and improve performance of the board as required. Quotes are required for 3 off and 100 off. Quality and reliability are of most importance within this enquiry, with an order to place once the quotes are collated and a supplier is chosen. This will also lead to repeat orders, meaning it will be a great opportunity to work with a new client on a long-term basis. 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

    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.

  11. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Medium Volume

    This client, who spends £40,000 a year on subcontract machining, seeks a supplier for the production of the attached link holder. These are to be produced from mild steel and have historically been machined from solid bar; however, these can be produced from multiple pieces and welded if it would reduce manufacturing costs. The buyer is looking to review their existing supplier base for these items and subsequently, they are keen to establish contact with those who have the capacity for this type of work. Moving forward, this order will be repeated, making it an ideal opportunity to grow your long-term customer base.

  12. 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.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    Qimtek is currently looking for quotations from our members to laser cut the attached coasters. These are to be given out at exhibitions such as Subcon, Northern Manufacturing, Southern Manufacturing and Advanced Engineering for promotional purposes. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry which is expected to be repeated each year, although the frequency may vary.

  14. Drawings count: 1

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

    Qimtek is currently looking for quotations from our members for the cutting and folding of the attached phone holders. These are to be given out at exhibitions such as Subcon, Northern Manufacturing, Southern Manufacturing and Advanced Engineering for promotional purposes. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry which is expected to be repeated each year, although the frequency may vary.

  15. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This client, a manufacturer of carbon fibre products, urgently seeks a supplier to manufacture the attached stainless steel end rings. These parts require turning, drilling, tapping and chamfering and must be made accordance with the drawings provided. There is an urgent order to place for this enquiry and therefore, suppliers who are able to offer a fast response will be seen favourably. Owing to the client's £50,000 annual spend on bespoke machined components, there could be scope for the chosen supplier to develop the relationship moving forward.

  16. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-CNC Machining, High Volume

    This client, a provider of box-making courses and manufacturer of high quality boxes, is currently seeking a new supplier to produce the attached hinge. These are to be made from brass, with quality being of the utmost importance. There is an order ready to place for 2,000 pairs with delivery required by January 2020. This would be followed by a further 7 orders of 2,000 off spread over the subsequent months, making a total of 16,000 pairs.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    This company specialises in customising joysticks for the gaming industry and has an order to place for 3 sizes of steel shaft and 3 sizes of plastic actuators. Quotes are required for 50, 75 and 100 off each part. Pricing and quality are of the most importance within this enquiry, with the first order to be placed once the quotes are collated. This will also lead to repeat orders, meaning it will be a great opportunity to work with a new client on a long-term basis.

  18. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    Simple acetal & PTFE domes and sleeves are required by a manufacturer of consumer products with an immediate order to place. Prompt responses from interested suppliers are sought and it is crucial that vendors are able to work to a 2 week lead time. As well as having an immediate requirement, the buyer has advised that similar components will be required in the near future, giving longevity to this project and a chance to fill ongoing capacity.

  19. Drawings count: 3

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This company specialises in marquee accessories, and has an order to place for a zinc-plated mild steel clamp which is used within the marquees themselves. The buyer is looking for a cost reduction after an increase in price from their previous supplier. Monthly orders will be placed, making this an ideal enquiry for those seeking regular work. Quotes are sought for 100, 200 and 300 off per month and once a supplier is chosen, this will lead to regular monthly orders on an ongoing basis in this type of quantity. Pricing is of the most importance within this enquiry, as is the ability for the clamp to withstand 250kg, which is essential.

  20. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-Wire Forming

    This London-based design house is currently in need of a supplier who can assist with the wire forming of the attached lamp cage. This is a startup company, with an immediate order to place for this enquiry. Although this is a one-off requirement, it may lead to additional enquiries of a similar nature for the chosen supplier.

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