Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex ’

GlassBuild Showcases Innovation, New Products

Sep 16th, 2015

GlassBuild America

The 13th GlassBuild show kicked off on Wednesday at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta with hundreds of exhibitors and attendees flooding the show floor for a look at the latest in door and window products. Quanex’s large booth showcased several of the company’s newest products, including a full line of sealants, including the Q-Glaze […]

Quanex To Acquire Woodcraft Industries

Aug 31st, 2015


Houston-based Quanex Building Products Corporation will acquire Woodcraft Industries, a top supplier of doors and components to the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry. The all-cash transaction, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2015, is valued at approximately $248.5 million. It will be funded by a combination of cash,  revolving credit and a loan.  Woodcraft is […]

Quanex: Our Lawsuit Against ATN Holdings Was ‘Successful’

Aug 27th, 2015

ATN Holdings will infringe upon Quanex’s patents no more, according to a recent release put out by Quanex. On November 6, 2014, a subsidiary of the Houston-based company filed a lawsuit against ATN Holdings of California for infringement of five patents related to spacer and sealant assemblies, specifically its Duraseal product line. On August 17, […]

Reese Joins Quanex as New Mikron CEO

Jul 20th, 2015

Houston, Texas-based Quanex Building Products Corp. has brought in F. Timothy Reese as president and CEO of Mikron Industries, Quanex’s vinyl profile business. Reese brings 35 years of extrusion manufacturing experience to this role, including “successful turnaround situations,” a company release states. He will report directly to Quanex chairman and CEO Bill Griffiths. Reese joins […]

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

Tim Harris of Quanex died on April 22.

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 […]