Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex ’

Quanex Acquires Flamstead Holdings

Jun 16th, 2015


In a strategic move to expand its reach into the vinyl extrusion business in Europe, Houston-based Quanex Building Products has acquired U.K.-based Flamstead Holdings, parent company of HL Plastics, Wegoma Machinery Sales and Vintage Windows. The all-cash transaction was valued at approximately $145 million, according to a Quanex press release. HL specifically is known for […]

China Glass Provides Unique International Opportunity

May 29th, 2015

At China Glass 2015, Quanex, Sparklike and Inagas showcased their products together to demonstrate the link between materials, gas fill and measurement in insulating glass units.

Attendance at China Glass 2015 last week in Beijing was lighter than in recent years, but exhibitors in the glass and glazing industry were once again pleased with the opportunity the event provides to connect with a broad international audience. From an international standpoint, Quanex director of international marketing Ramsey Bader considers China Glass second […]

Police: Quanex’s Tim Harris Died After Forklift Incident

May 14th, 2015

Quanex IGS QA Audit Tim Harris 4x6

Quanex Building Products technical service manager Tim Harris died on April 22 after a heavy rack of vinyl window framing fell off a forklift and struck him during his visit to the Avanti Industries plant in Glendale, Ariz., according to a police report about the incident obtained by DWM. The rack of vinyl was estimated to […]

Quanex Appoints New Director of Research and Development

May 7th, 2015

Sean Hummel has been promoted to director of research and development at Quanex, where he will oversee the company’s R&D efforts for its insulating glass systems business unit. Hummel has 20 years of product development, marketing project management and leadership experience, with an emphasis on R&D. He has spent the past six years managing R&D […]

Friends, Co-Workers Mourn Loss of Tim Harris

Apr 28th, 2015

Tim Harris of Quanex died last week.

Tim Harris, Quanex Building Products’ technical services manager who passed away last week from injuries sustained at a customer’s door and window facility, is being remembered by colleagues for his dedication to the fenestration industry. Harris spent more than 40 years as a fenestration industry professional, holding positions at Norton Sealants, Besten, Tremco, Truseal and, most […]

Quanex Manager Dies From Injuries Sustained During Plant Visit

Apr 27th, 2015

Structure of roof warehouse in side

Tim Harris, the technical service manager for Quanex Building Products, died last week as a result of injuries sustained Wednesday, April 22, during a customer site visit at a door and window manufacturing plant, which at press time was undisclosed. Quanex representatives said they couldn’t release further details of the incident. Harris, an industry veteran of […]

Quanex’s First-Quarter Results Reflect Harsh Winter

Mar 5th, 2015

One company is beginning to feel the impact from a difficult winter, and its first-quarter financial results are evidence of it. Quanex Building Products Corp. posted a loss from continuing operations, a loss per share and a lower EBITDA in the first quarter of 2015. Company chairman, president and CEO Bill Griffiths says there’s a […]

Does Your Home Need an Energy Diet?

Jan 5th, 2015

As the calendar turns and a new year begins, many of us are resolving to reduce stress, eat better and spend more quality time at the gym. Fitness is at the top of our minds as we strive to hit that magic number on the bathroom scale or fit into those size (insert number here) […]

Quanex Earnings Fall; Company Expects Slow Start to 2015

Dec 15th, 2014

On Friday, Quanex Building Products Corp. (NX) reported a profit of $5 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 despite a drop in revenue from the same period last year. The Houston-based maker of door and window components reported net income of 13 cents per share for the quarter that ended on October 31. […]

Win-door Newscast: Windows, Wood and More

Nov 20th, 2014

In today’s DWM coverage of the Win-door show we feature a new screen system, a rapidly growing wood product and a new tool for identifying low-E coatings, and glass and laminate thicknesses. We also take a look at two products that are an ideal fit for the Canadian market. Click HERE to watch the video […]