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Opportunities

Injection Molding for Speech Therapy - 2024-105
A company in South Carolina is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Injection Molding for Speech Therapy #2024-105
Injection molding and over molding needed for South Carolina (SC) manufacturer of speech therapy devices. This is a high-mix, low-volume opportunity with over 20 SKUs in multiple colors. Existing molds may be available but may need repair.
Close to 50 molds to be moved, partial acceptance of projects acceptable. Material and colorant for all injection molded parts would be sourced by the supplier from their network. We have a few products that require additional materials that we would ship to them. For the first order with this new supplier (s) we may have to purchase the material and colorant ourselves and ship it to the new partner. Products include: Chewys Spoons, Bite Blocks, Tongue Tip Tools,  Spoon Tip For more information, see https://talktools.com/collections/chewies-1

Reason
2nd Manufacturer

Volume
$100-$150k

Pricing
Various

Timing
Need to identify suppliers ASAP. Staggered product fulfillment anticipated.

Location
South Carolina

Submission Due Date: June 14, 2024
Specific Profile of Aluminum Extrusion - 2024-107
A company in Washington is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Specific profile of aluminum extrusion #2024-107
There is a product family we manufacture that requires a specific profile of aluminum extrusion. This extrusion used to be manufactured by Kaiser Aluminum Alexco, but Kaiser has since discontinued it. We have struggled greatly to find this extrusion at a reasonable price. The profile for the extrusion is BAC1510-407. Kaiser Aluminum Alexco''s part number for this product was just 1510-407.
We need this extrusion for the following material specifications. AMS QQ-A-200/3A - Aluminum 2024 T3511 AMS QQ-A-200/11A - Aluminum 7075 T6511

Reason
2nd Supplier 

Volume
We typically buy about 5,000 feet of each alloy at a time; however, we'd consider buying less or more depending on the supplier's needs.

Pricing
Best available price. Open to evaluating quotes

Timing
Need to identify suppliers ASAP. Staggered product fulfillment anticipated.

Location
Washington

Submission Due Date: June 14, 2024
Heat Pump Water Heaters - 2024-108
A company in Illinois is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Heat Pump Water Heaters #2024-108
Heat Pump Water Heaters to be used to replace natural gas and/or electric water heaters. Production of water heaters powered by heat pumps. Manufacture of water tank, along with compressor and utilization of refrigerants. 50 to 200 gallon capacity or tankless. Must use refrigerant with low Global Warming Potential (<700).

Reason
BABA

Volume
10 units in calendar year 2024

Pricing
$6,000 per unit 

Timing
2 months

Location
Cook County, Illinois

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
[HARDWARE] Conduit Clamp 4″/ Clamp 2″/ Coupling Conduit Compression - 2024-109
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  [HARDWARE] Conduit Clamp 4"/ Clamp 2"/ Coupling Conduit Compression #2024-109
[HARDWARE] 3 items in this grouping
// 1: RIGID STEEL CONDUIT CLAMP 4 IN ELECTROGALVANIZED STEEL 2- PIECE PRE-ASSEMBLED RIGID/IMC CONDUIT CLAMP 11 GA USED TO SUPPORT OR SECURE RIGID/IMC CONDUIT TO MOUNTING SURFACE
2: CLAMP, STAND-OFF, 2", UNISTRUC, MFG# 703 2 EG
3: COUPLING CONDUIT COMPRESSION 1 1/4 IN PVC MFG 400T06

Reason
BABA

Volume
Item 1: 54 Item 2: 12 Item 3: 81

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Muletape - 2024-110
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Muletape #2024-110
MULETAPE 1/2 IN 1250 LB DETECTABLE 22 GUAGE WIRE 3000FT MFG DT1250P. Item Group: Pull Rope.

Reason
2nd Supplier

Volume
25 units needed for this project. Potential business for future projects.

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Ground Rod, Copper-Bonded Steel - 2024-111
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Ground Rod, Copper-Bonded Steel #2024-111
GROUND ROD, 5/8 X 8', UL APPROVED, COPPER-BONDED STEEL, MFG# 615883

Reason
2nd Supplier

Volume
115 needed for this project; potential business from future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Coax Cable, Multiple Sizes - 2024-112
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Coax Cable, Multiple Sizes #2024-112
[COAX] 3 items in this grouping // Item 1: CABLE, COAX, .875, UNDERGROUND, FLOODED, P3 875 JCASS, MFG# 5309103 Item 2: CABLE, COAX, .875, AERIAL, P3 875 JCA, MFG# 5309003 Item 3: CABLE, COAX, .625, UNDERGROUND, FLOODED, P3 625 JCASS, MFG# 5308103

Reason
2nd Supplier

Volume
Item 1: 12917 needed Item 2: 4620 needed Item 3: 14624 needed; Potential business on future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Coax in Conduit, 2 sizes - 2024-113
A company in Alaska is seeking is seeking manufacturers of  Coax in Conduit, 2 sizes #2024-113
[COAX] 2 items in this grouping // Item 1: CABLE, CIC, 875, JCASS, P3, 2" INNERDUCT, SDR11, BLACK, (2500 FT/RL) Item 2: CABLE, COAX, CIC-.625, 1 1/4" SDR13.5. Item 1: OEM# 200B0P3875JCASS; Last Supplier: TVC; Last Manufacturer: COMMSCOPE // Item 2: OEM# CX335000224; Last Supplier: TVC; Last Manufacturer: COMMSCOPE

Reason
BABA

Volume
Item 1: 8523 needed Item 2: 7150 needed; potential business for future projects

Pricing
Best Available  

Timing
ASAP

Location
Anchorage, Alaska

Submission Due Date: June 21, 2024
Fans for fan coils - 2024-030
A company in South Carolina is seeking is seeking manufacturers of Fans for fan coils #2024-030
These items are intended to be used for residential and commercial appliances. We are looking for radial fans and fan coils.

Reason
BABA

Volume
Currently about 2500 units/year

Pricing
About $90/unit

Timing
Immediate

Location
Anderson, South Carolina

Submission Due Date: February 6, 2025