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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: 2

    Fabrication-Laser Cutting

    This buyer specialises in the manufacture of pumps & lubrication equipment and has a massive outsourcing spend of £300,000 per annum on all bespoke fabricated parts. They seek immediate quotes for the attached mild steel base plates, from suppliers with capacity to complete the laser cutting only, as the folding is done in-house. There will be an order to place in early 2019. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically, offer reliable delivery and also provide a high-quality end product. Once a relationship has been cultivated, further projects could be made available in addition to this ongoing requirement.

  2. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This buyer, a manufacturer of carbon fibre products whose annual outsourced machining spend totals in excess of £50,000 per annum, seeks the assistance of a machinist to manufacture the attached aluminium frame. There are 4 separate components that make up the frame and all must be machined from solid. There is an immediate order to place for this project, with potential for ongoing work moving forward.

  3. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Gear Cutting

    This construction manufacturing company, who outsource around £100,000 worth of engineering work each year, requires the assistance of a UK supplier who can manage in-house gear cutting with two helical start slots. The attached gear is one of five in the range of similar sizes, and the buyer is hoping to move production of the remaining gears to the chosen supplier as well, making this a great opportunity for suppliers looking to increase their customer base and fill long-term capacity.

  4. Drawings count: 2

    Finishing-Powder Coating

    This project calls for the powder coating of free-issue pans used in commercial frying machines, on behalf of a manufacturer of beverage mixing equipment. Spending £25,000 a year on subcontract engineering services, this company values excellent communication and high quality from potential suppliers.The ideal supplier would be able to coat the inside and outside face of the pan with a Teflon-type non-stick coating - ideally FDA approved, as the buyer has clients in the USA and Canada. There is an immediate order to place with the chosen supplier.

  5. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Gear Cutting

    Outsourcing machining work to the tune of over £70,000 every year, this company is currently seeking a supplier who can manufacture the attached switch shaft to a high standard, using machining and gear cutting processes. The buyer has an order ready to place for its production with delivery needed in January, which will also lead to ongoing work following the initial order of 6 off. Those that are interested in being considered for this project are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss.

  6. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Machining, Plastics

    This manufacturer of food packaging equipment has an urgent requirement for production of the attached Delrin Monoblocks - Suppliers with immediate capacity are asked to make contact at their earliest convenience to be considered for this opportunity, with delivery required by the 19th December. Two different designs are needed in batches of 10 off of each, with manufacture being outsourced on this occasion due to a lack of in-house capacity.

  7. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Machining, Large 1m Plus

    This client, a manufacturer of thermoforming equipment, seek assistance from a supplier who can machine the attached selection of components. A broad range of materials must be used including various grades of structural steel, carbon steel, aluminium, brass and bronze. This project involves a wide range of manufacturing processes including milling, drilling, turning and a small amount of fabrication. There is an immediate order to place, with delivery required early January 2019.

  8. Drawings count: 2

    Plastic & Rubber-Plastic Fabrication

    This company is currently seeking a UK supplier to laser cut polar white perspex, which is part of a photo negative digitiser being brought to market as the result of a new, highly successful Kickstarter project. Quotes are sought for 1000 off and 5000 off - this will hopefully lead to ongoing work in addition to these initial quantities.

  9. Drawings count: 5

    Fabrication-Laser cutting, tube

    These aluminium tubes are to be laser or water jet cut, as part of a new project destined for the food and beverage industry. Quotes are required for 10 off initial prototypes and the client has also advised that this could lead to an ongoing requirement with larger quantities if the testing is successful, making it an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity. The diagonal cut needs to twist during cutting if possible, so there are no sharp edges on the top and bottom of the piece. The attached pictures of the side view show this in more detail. Bead blasting, anodising and laser engraving is also required after the tube cutting process, so if you are able to complete these processes alongside the profiling, please do include these within your quote. The buyer is happy to accept quotes for tube cutting only if the extra processes are not available.

  10. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-Turning, Medium Volume

    The attached headed pins are required by a buyer that operates within the communications industry. The client has an annual spend on subcontract machining that exceeds £500,000 a year and so ongoing work will be made available. They would like to collaborate with a Qimtek member that can offer a short lead time, as well as good value, high quality end products.

  11. Drawings count: 5

    Plastic & Rubber-Injection Moulding

    This company is currently seeking a UK supplier who can injection mould the attached parts, in order to make a photo negative digitiser as part of a new highly successful Kickstarter project. Tooling is also required. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to sign the attached non-disclosure agreement to download initial details. In addition, the buyer can supply full CAD drawings upon request if required, once the NDA has been signed and returned. Quotes are sought for 1000 off and 5000 off, this will hopefully lead to ongoing work in addition to these quantities. 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.

  12. Drawings count: 7

    Fabrication-General Sheet Metal Under 6mm

    This £50,000-spending autosports manufacturer is looking for an external supplier who can fabricate the attached mounts. They have an immediate order to place for these items to be cut and folded in accordance with the drawings provided. Moving forward, further orders may follow at a later time, with the batch frequency to be confirmed. The buyer would like to collaborate with a Qimtek member that can offer a short lead time, as well as good value, high quality end products.

  13. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-Turning, Low Volume

    This client, who operates within the electronics industry, seeks a supplier for the manufacture of a new design of spindle and nut. These are to be machined from a combination of 316 stainless steel and brass and the work will involve aspects of turning, drilling and threading. There is an immediate order to place with the chosen supplier, which could lead to additional work once a relationship is established.

  14. Drawings count: 2

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    This is an opportunity to assist a buyer with a £50,000 annual spend on outsourced machining, who operates within the autosports industry. They are looking to work with a machining company that has immediate capacity to manufacture the attached bushes. This company has regular subcontract machining requirements, meaning that the successful supplier may also be invited to assist within additional projects. They have an immediate order to place and would like to collaborate with a Qimtek member that can offer a short lead time, as well as good value, high quality end products.

  15. Drawings count: 3

    Machining-Milling, Low Volume

    This woodworking manufacturer is in need of the assistance of a supplier who can undertake production of the attached machine brackets, to replace the existing ones in their own machinery. The order will be placed at the start of 2019, with delivery required for February - or earlier if the successful supplier's capacity allows.

  16. Drawings count: 1

    Machining-CNC Machining, Low Volume

    Quotes are urgently required for the manufacture of shafts from bright mild steel. The buyer - a company that spends upwards of £50,000 a year on outsourced machining services - seeks immediate assistance as delivery is urgently required. This has potential to become an ongoing requirement, best-suited to suppliers who can fulfil similar orders every two months.

  17. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Laser cutting, tube

    Destined for end use within the industrial machinery sector, the attached tube is required by a company that places £10,000 into the the subcontract fabrication market each year. They are looking to increase their supplier base for this design and seek quotes from suppliers who can offer good value, whilst providing a high-quality end product. There is no immediate order to place; however, the buyer has advised that this will become an ongoing requirement moving forward, once an order has been confirmed.

  18. Drawings count: 4

    Machining-CNC Machining, Medium Volume

    The buyer seeks a new supplier to work with on a project that calls for the redesign of a standard airport baggage conveyor. The elements of work involved include milling, turning, tapping and drilling of pulley mounts. The ideal supplier will be able to offer good value, whilst offering a high quality end product.There is no immediate order to place; however, the buyer has advised that this will become an ongoing requirement moving forward, once an order has been confirmed.

  19. Drawings count: 4

    Finishing-Anodising

    A new supplier is sought to hard anodise free-issue high-strength aluminium castings. This project will start with 1 off aluminium cast outer member, but will lead to ongoing work thereafter. Quality and delivery lead times are the most important requirements to the buyer. Those that are interested in being considered for this job are asked to make contact with the buyer directly to discuss; in addition, this could result in further opportunities once quality and reliability have been proven.

  20. Drawings count: 1

    Fabrication-Tube Bending & Manipulation

    This architectural fabrication manufacturer have an immediate order to place for the attached ERW fence hoops, to be used within a construction application. Quotes are required for 56 off, but as this is repeated to order, these volumes can massively vary in quantities when required. Companies with immediate capacity to fill, who would also be interested in winning a new long-term customer, are asked to make contact at their earliest convenience.

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