Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex Building Products ’

2014 Bills to Watch

Apr 7th, 2014

Many sources allege that the 113th Congress (2013-2015) is on pace to be the least productive in history. According to, there are 7,829 bills and resolutions currently before the United States Congress and, of those, only about 5 percent will become law. Despite a lack of confidence in Congress’s ability to get things done, [...]

Quanex Promotes Vince Warne to Technical Services Director

Apr 7th, 2014

Quanex Building Products promoted Vince Warne to director of technical services. Warne is an industry veteran, previously working as part of the Quanex Insulating Glass Systems team and serving in many roles, including production supervisor, standard spacer business unit manager, operations manager and process engineering manager. “Quanex has always focused on advancing the technical support [...]

Quanex Completes Sale of Nichols Aluminum

Apr 1st, 2014

Quanex Building Products Corp. completed the sale of its interest in Nichols Aluminum LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, to Aleris for $110 million in an all-cash transaction. The previously pending sale was announced in February. “Going forward, our full focus will be on growing our position as a leading window and door component supplier both [...]

Quanex Celebrates 35 Years of Warm Edge Technology

Mar 27th, 2014

Quanex Building Products introduced its flexible, non-metal-based spacer 35 years ago to the insulating glass industry. The concept of reducing thermal conductivity at the edge seal for improved thermal performance inspired further innovations, including the introduction of Super Spacer® in 1989 and, more recently, the Dura Spacer platform, which includes Duralite®. “The last 35 years [...]

Quanex Building Products Reports That EPG Sales are Up

Mar 6th, 2014

Quanex Building Products has reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2014, and as part of that report notes that its Engineered Products Group’s (EPG) net sales increased 19 percent to $126 million for the quarter, compared with $106 million in the first quarter of 2013. The EPG includes Edgetech IG. The EPG’s [...]

Quanex Signs Agreement to Sell Nichols Aluminum

Feb 10th, 2014

Quanex Building Products Corp. has announced that it has signed a purchase agreement to sell its interest in Nichols Aluminum LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, to Aleris for $110 million in an all-cash transaction. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and will close shortly after those approvals are obtained. “As the housing markets [...]

Quanex Building Products Acquires Assets of Atrium’s Greenville, Texas, Vinyl Extrusion Facility

Dec 31st, 2013

Quanex Building Products Corp. today announced it has acquired the assets of Atrium Windows and Doors Inc.’s Greenville, Texas, facility. The assets purchased include six vinyl extrusion lines, with the ability for additional expansion, according to the announcement. “I’m pleased to welcome the team in Greenville into the Quanex family,” says Bill Griffiths, Quanex chairman, [...]

Quanex Building Products Sees Net Loss of $1.2 Million for Fourth Quarter

Dec 19th, 2013

Quanex Building Products’ fourth-quarter financial results, released yesterday, include a $1.2 million net loss, compared with a net income of $1.0 million for the same period in 2012. However, the company saw a 17-percent increase in its net sales from $235 million to $275 million, when compared with the fourth quarter of 2012. “Results were [...]

MI Windows and Doors and Key Suppliers Donate to Prescott Fire Department

Nov 25th, 2013

MI Windows and Doors (MIWD) and its key suppliers recently donated a check for $10,000 to the Prescott Area Wildland Defense Fund. This donation is the first part of a pledge from MIWD to donate $25,000 over the next five years to help the fire department rebuild their wildfire defense teams.

Quanex Building Products Sponsors Fenestration Day™

Oct 15th, 2013

Quanex Building Products has signed on as a sponsor for the fourth annual Fenestration Day™, sponsored by DWM magazine. The event will take place October 31, 2013, in Schaumburg, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. Fenestration Day brings together door and window manufacturers and dealers for joint educational sessions as well as individual sessions tailored to [...]