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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: 1

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    Folding, bending & cutting of frames is needed, on behalf of a construction buyer with a sizeable £300,000 annual spend on outsourced fabrication work. The attached frames are for an internal table leg and need to be supplied with a smoothed finish. The client is keen to partner with a supplier of this design, of which they expect to order 1 off - if the performance is successful, there will be a further order. This makes it a potentially substantial project for the right supplier. Those that have the required capabilities and the ongoing capacity available are asked to make contact with the buyer to express their interest, quoting their best price and lead time.

  2. Drawings count: 3

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

    A Qimtek member who is currently overloaded has a requirement that is outside of their in-house capabilities. They are looking to work with an external supplier who has the capacity to fabricate brackets on their behalf. The client has advised that they may have similar projects throughout 2020/21, with which the successful supplier will be asked to assist.

  3. Drawings count: 8

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    A Qimtek member who is currently overloaded has a requirement that is outside of their in-house capabilities. They are looking to work with an external supplier who has the capacity to fabricate tables and stools on their behalf. The client has advised that they may have similar projects throughout 2020 with which the successful supplier will be asked to assist.

  4. Drawings count: 10

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

    A Qimtek member who is currently overloaded has a requirement that is outside of their in-house capabilities. They are looking to work with an external supplier who has the capacity to fabricate leg frames for double beds on their behalf. Although this is a one-off requirement, the client has advised that they may have a similar project in the near future, with which the successful supplier will be asked to assist.

  5. Drawings count: 4

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

    A two-week lead time is an essential element of this project, which calls for the production of side stops and extensions. Spending a massive £500,000 a year in the subcontract fabrication sector, this company requires quotes on this design for end use within a medical application . Moving forward, orders for larger quantities of 50 off will be placed with the successful supplier and owing to the abundance of fabrication work outsourced by the client, there could be scope to grow the relationship further.

  6. Drawings count: 8

    Woodworking-Wood Fabrication

    This manufacturer of washroom furniture is currently looking for potential UK suppliers who can assist with the ongoing production of the attached stools. Having already had samples manufactured abroad, the buyer is hoping to keep the ongoing manufacture of these units within the UK and would like to hear from suppliers who have the capacity and capabilities to undertake long-term production. There will be an order to follow, with an estimated monthly requirement of 3000-4000 units at full production.

  7. Drawings count: 9

    Plastic & Rubber-Injection Moulding

    This manufacturer of washroom furniture is currently looking for potential suppliers who can assist with the ongoing production of the attached bathroom stools. Having already had samples manufactured abroad, the buyer is hoping for long-term production of the stools to be kept within the UK. Therefore, they would like to hear from suppliers who have the capabilities and capacity to assist on an ongoing basis.

  8. Drawings count: 7

    Woodworking-Wood Fabrication

    This retail display manufacturer who outsources approximately £50,000 worth of wood fabrication each year, is in need of a supplier who can assist with the manufacture of the attached range of display units to be made from a combination of wood, steel and glass. At this stage, indicative prices are sought, but if the buyer is successful in their tender this will be followed by an immediate order. Although this is a one-off requirement, the chosen supplier will be asked to quote for similar requirements going forward.

  9. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    This lighting manufacturer is currently in need of a supplier who can assist with the machining of wooden bases, which will be required for a new range of wall lighting units. Currently spending approximately £50,000 on outsourced machining each year, there is an immediate order to place for this enquiry, which is to be repeated approximately 4-6 times per year.

  10. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This kennel manufacturing company is currently looking for a supplier who can assist with the immediate - as well as ongoing - production of the attached range of components. Currently outsourcing approximately £100,000 worth fabrication work annually, the client has advised that there is an immediate order to place for the initial quantity indicated, as well as ongoing work repeated in line with customer orders.

  11. Drawings count: 1

    Extrusions-Complete Manufacture & Assembly

    This startup furniture manufacturer is currently exploring the best manufacturing method for their first range of products, with the components in question to be attached to their furniture. The client is currently leaning towards extrusion of these parts and subsequently, quotations are sought for both the initial samples, as well as the ongoing production volumes that will follow. With an immediate order to place, this enquiry is expected to be repeated on a yearly basis, with the quantities/order frequency forecast to increase in line with customer demand.

  12. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Medium Volume

    This start-up furniture manufacturer is interested in hearing from possible suppliers of a set of number shapes, which will be attached to their own bespoke furniture range. Although the larger production volumes are expected to be cast, a supplier is sought to machine the smaller order volumes initially. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry which is expected to be a one-off requirement, with delivery sought at the chosen supplier's earliest convenience.

  13. Drawings count: 1

    Casting-Die Casting, Gravity

    This startup furniture manufacturer is in need of a supplier who can assist with the ongoing production of the attached range of components - new designs for which there is currently no supplier in place. Quotations are sought for both the initial samples, as well as the ongoing production volumes that will follow. With an immediate order to place, this enquiry is expected to be repeated on a yearly basis, with the quantities/order frequency forecast to increase in line with customer demand.

  14. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This shopfitting specialist has had a new order for the attached gondolas and would like to hear from turnkey suppliers who are capable of the producing these units complete. Currently outsourcing approximately £80,000 worth of steel and wood fabrication each year, the buyer has an immediate order to place for this enquiry. This is a one-off requirement, although the chosen supplier may be asked to assist within additional, similar project going forward.

  15. Drawings count: 4

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    Outsourcing approximately £20,000 worth of fabrication work per year, this design house currently seeks a laser cutting supplier who can assist with cutting the attached table components. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry and although it is a one-off requirement, due to the nature of the industry the chosen supplier may be asked to manufacture similar items, once a relationship has been established.

  16. Drawings count: 1

    Plastic & Rubber-Injection Moulding

    This client, a manufacturer of furniture and car equipment, spends a massive £600,000 a year on subcontract manufacture. They currently require quotes for the attached moulded component, which forms part of one of the buyer's main product lines; subsequently they will order 15,000 off per year. The successful supplier will secure not only this ongoing requirement, but will also be privy to additional opportunities of a similar nature.

  17. Drawings count: 2

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    A designer of bespoke furniture with a yearly outsourcing spend that tops £20,000, would like to hear from suppliers interested in assisting with the profiling of the attached mild steel unit. This is currently a one-off requirement for a bespoke design, although it may lead to additional enquiries of a similar nature for the chosen supplier, once a relationship has been established.

  18. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This client, a manufacturer of bicycle parking solutions who currently outsources approximately £30,000 worth of machining each year, is currently in need of a supplier who can assist them with the manufacture of the attached solid lack-bars. The buyer has previously produced these parts by modifing off the shelf components in-house, however; they are now looking to manufacture their own lock bar and would like to hear from suppliers interested in becoming long-term suppliers of this. Should this exercise prove successful there will be an order to follow shortly. This is expected to become an ongoing enquiry with similar quantities to their current product line moving forward.

  19. Drawings count: 2

    Fabrication-Light Fabrication (under a tonne)

    This shopfitting company who outsources approximately £40,000 worth of fabrication a year, would like to hear from suppliers who can manage the complete manufacture of the attached range of gondolas and frames. There is an immediate order to place for this enquiry which will be a one-off requirement, although it may lead to additional enquiries of a similar nature for the chosen supplier, once a relationship has been established.

  20. Drawings count: 5

    Profiling-Laser Cutting

    This furniture designer, who currently outsources approximately £20,000 worth of profiling each year, is looking to launch a new range of products, and would like to hear from suppliers who can assist with the profiling of free-issued birch ply. The scorch marks left by the laser cutting is the characteristic required for this range. There is an immediate order to place for the initial sample, to be to be repeated in line with customer demand; therefore, quotations are also sought for the expected yearly volumes when sales increase.

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