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.

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  1. Drawings count: 3

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

    This new buyer to Qimtek specialises in the design and manufacture of specialist systems and components for the nuclear sector. They seek a new supplier for the attached clips and clamps. The buyer behind this enquiry has a sizeable outsourcing spend of £100,000 per annum on fabrication processes. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, with an emphasis on reliability and high quality. There is an order to place immediately with a supplier who can offer all of the above.

  2. Drawings count: 7

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This buyer seeks a new supplier to assist with the manufacture of a selection of machined stainless steel components. This company spends over £150,000 a year on subcontract machining and is keen to hear from those who are interested in partnering with them for the project in question. This enquiry involves aspects of milling, drilling, turning and electron beam welding, with the ideal candidate able to complete all processes in-house. The successful supplier will receive both ongoing and additional opportunities for work from the client.

  3. Drawings count: 0

    Casting-Investment / Lost Wax

    This new buyer to Qimtek is a leading manufacturing company who offer explosion protection solutions for the material handling and oil & gas industries. They seek a supplier with whom they can build a relationship with on this new project. The work will involve developing the client's drawings using AutoDesk Inventor, as well as machining and fabricating a new twin wall part to go into one of their existing fabrications. The materials used need to be an easily machinable carbon steel grade. The buyer would welcome advice and any suggestions surrounding the manufacture and design within this project. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, with an emphasis on reliability and high quality. As the client spends over £800,000 a year on subcontract fabrication and machining services, there could be scope for the chosen supplier to diversify into additional requirements, once a relationship has been established.

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    A Qimtek member seek a new supplier who can machine the attached spindles. This enquiry involves aspects of turning, threading and drilling, with the ideal candidate able to complete all processes in-house. The successful supplier will receive both ongoing and additional opportunities for work.

  5. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This company specialises in the renewable energy sector and has an order to place for two different sizes of boss, both of which are to be made from steel. Quotes are required for 10 off of one size and 6 off of the other, with scope for future work in addition to this initial enquiry. Delivery, pricing and quality are all key elements within this project.

  6. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    With a spend of over £50,000 per year on subcontract manufactured designs, this company has an urgent order to place for a cyclone separator, which will be used to separate sand and sea water for the oil & gas industry. Quotes are required for the complete manufacture and assembly of 5 off and 10 off, with the parts to be made from Duplex. The buyer has confirmed that it is crucial that the connecting end pieces are accurate to the drawings, but there is scope to amend the size and shape of the body if this creates a better design overall. The buyer is open to suggestions to make the manufacturing process more efficient. Once this order is complete, there is potential for additional work to follow, although the exact details are unknown at this time. Therefore, this is a great opportunity for a company that specialises in this type of machining. Reliable delivery is paramount for this particular enquiry and pricing is also key.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    Suppliers who can lend accuracy and a high level of precision to the attached acrylic housings & sheets are sought, on behalf of a company that works within the offshore industry. These are new designs and the client would like to allocate manufacture for both the initial order and the ongoing production runs that follow. The parts in question are to be fabricated from clear acrylic and as the buyer spends an impressive £300,000 a year on subcontract fabrication services, there could be scope for additional projects to run alongside this enquiry. The buyer has also confirmed that should other processes be deemed more suitable to make these parts, they will be happy to discuss alternative suggestions.

  8. Drawings count: 1

    Sheet Metal Forming-Enclosures

    Suppliers who can lend accuracy and a high level of precision to the attached frame parts are sought, on behalf of a company that works within the offshore industry. These are new designs and the client would like to allocate manufacture for both the initial order and the ongoing production runs that follow. The parts in question are to be fabricated and welded from stainless steel and as the buyer spends an impressive £300,000 a year on subcontract fabrication services, there could be scope for additional projects to run alongside this enquiry. The buyer has also confirmed that should other processes be deemed more suitable to make these frames, they will be happy to discuss alternative suggestions.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Welding-Tig

    With a combined outsourcing spend of over £4.5million on bespoke manufacturing work, this company has an immediate order to place for an urgent welding project, using free-issue Titanium and Hastelloy material which will be supplied machined and ready to assemble/weld together. They buyer has confirmed a fillet weld of approximately 6-8mm will be required. Their previous supplier has closed their business so although this initial enquiry is small, this is a fantastic opportunity to become a sole supplier for this type of work. Quotes are required for 1 off Titanium housing and 1 off Hastelloy housing. Reliable delivery and high quality are both vital and although this project is price-sensitive, the buyer understands that the urgency of the request needs to be taken into consideration. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss; quotes are required as quickly as possible due to the short lead times involved.

  10. Drawings count: 2

    Full turnkey-Fabrication with Machining

    This buyer, a manufacturer of electric motors and generators, requires a supplier to produce the attached generator housing. This enquiry incorporates aspects of both fabrication and machining and the parts must be completed as per the drawings. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, which may lead to ongoing work of a similar nature moving forward.

  11. Drawings count: 1

    Full turnkey-Machining with Fabrication

    This company specialises in telecoms and power cabling and has an immediate order to place for these aluminium, stainless steel and delrin components which, when assembled with other parts, will form a cable power line insulator device. Quotes are required for 1 off and 2 off as directed, with scope for increased volumes for future orders as well. Delivery before Christmas is very important and should a suitable quote be received quickly, the order will be placed early. Pricing and quality of the end products are also important for this enquiry. This project incorporates milling, turning and fabrication processes, as well as including assembly and welding where shown on certain drawings.

  12. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    This company operates within the renewable energy industry and outsources over £90,000 worth of machining work every year. They have an order to place for these threaded parts, which will be used within a test machine. This project incorporates elements of turning and threading, with quotes required for 1 off 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 be made available in addition to this initial requirement.

  13. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    With an outsourcing spend of over £90,000 per year on bespoke machined parts, this company has an immediate order to place for the attached plastic plate. Quotes are currently required for 1 off, however this could also lead to future similar work once this initial enquiry is completed. Pricing, on time delivery and high-quality manufacture are all important factors for this requirement.

  14. Drawings count: 5

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This client, whose annual spend on machining services exceeds £90k is currently building a new machine to be used within the renewable energy sector and has an order to place for several turned parts, made from aluminium and mild steel. Quotes are required for 1 off each drawing, with additional opportunities for similar work once this initial enquiry is completed. Pricing, on time delivery and high-quality manufacture are all important elements of this project.

  15. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    With an annual spend of over £90,000, this company has an order ready to place for these plates and bar, which will be used within the renewable energy sector as part of a test machine which is being built. Quotes are required for 1 off and 4 off of each part as directed. Pricing, quality and reliable delivery are all important factors within this enquiry and once a suitable supplier is chosen, there is additional scope for further, similar work to follow this initial requirement.

  16. Drawings count: 3

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

    This client, a company spends over £300,000 a year on subcontract engineering, urgently seeks a supplier with the capabilities to produce 19 different sizes of mounting plate. This project involves cutting and drilling, with the items to be supplied deburred and clear anodised. There is an urgent order to place for this enquiry, making it an excellent opportunity for those with immediate capacity to fill.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Full turnkey-Fabrication with Machining

    With an annual spend of over £400,000 on outsourced bespoke fabrication work, this company has an immediate order to place for the fabrication of these large mild steel crucible shells, which are to have a machine finish to the tolerances shown. These will then be used within the nuclear industry. Delivery is of the utmost importance so this will suit members with immediate capacity. 5 off are required with a 4 week lead time, or sooner if at all possible. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a new company, and will lead to significant & ongoing large fabrication work once this initial order is complete.

  18. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    With a spend of over £250,000 per year on machining work, this company has an immediate order to place for 2 off or 4 off free-issue blank blocks which are to be machined as to the drawings. The client has stated preference in sending all 4 to one supplier, but due to the fast turnaround required, if the lead time cannot be met for all 4 they will consider splitting into 2 off for 2 suppliers. This marks an excellent opportunity to create a new working relationship with this global company, who is actively seeking new suppliers and will have lots of similar work available going forward in addition to this initial requirement. This project will suit members with immediate capacity, due to the short lead times required.

  19. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This new buyer to Qimtek is looking for a company to make the attached rotor and bush rings, which will be used within renewable energy machinery. These are new designs, for which there is no current supplier in place. There is an immediate order to place for machining of 2 off free-issue rings of each size, with additional scope for similar work going forward. Quick delivery, turnaround and quality/tolerance is extremely important within this enquiry.

  20. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    With an outsource spend of over £90,000 on bespoke machined designs, this company has an immediate order to place for the attached rotor clamp ring, which will be used within renewable energy machinery. A fast delivery, turnaround, quality and accuracy are the most important considerations within this enquiry, with scope for repeat work once a relationship has been established.

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