Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex ’

Quanex Has the Edgetherm®

Apr 12th, 2013

Edgetherm boxes

Quanex Building Products Corp. has entered into an agreement with Bostik, a provider of insulating glass sealants, to distribute four new edge-seal products in the Americas. Sold under Quanex’s Edgetherm brand, the product line was designed to meet key requirements in IG production, including low moisture vapor transmission rates, movement accommodation, low temperature flexibility and [...]

Quanex Reports 6.7 Percent Rise in Net Sales for Engineered Products Group

Mar 8th, 2013

Houston-based Quanex Building Products has released its first-quarter 2013 results, and reports sales of $106.1 million for the quarter for the Engineered Products Group (EPG), compared to $99.4 million for the same period last year—a 6.7 percent increase. EPG’s first-quarter 2013 operating income was $2.8 million compared to $1.8 million a year ago. While higher [...]

“Innovative” Thoughts from AAMA

Feb 26th, 2013

This week I am attending the annual meeting of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and one of the key themes was innovation. For the full presentations on this topic click here but here are some additional observations.When Robert Tucker encouraged companies to focus on innovative products and systems he reminded them to not stop [...]

Quanex Receives Visits from Congressmen

Jan 31st, 2013

Larry Johnson of Quanex, Michael Hovan of Quanex, U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson and George Wilson of Quanex met recently at the company’s Cambridge, Ohio, facility.

Quanex Building Products recently hosted visits from U.S. congressmen at two of its plants. Rep. Bill Johnson (R – Ohio) visited the company’s Cambridge, Ohio, facility, while Rep. Doc Hastings (R – Wash.) visited the company’s Yakima, Wash., facility.During the visits, both representatives spent time discussing Quanex’s role in the door and window industry and [...]

Quanex Names New Leader for Door and Window Systems Business

Jan 24th, 2013

Houston-based Quanex Building Products Corp. has hired Thomas Herriges to serve as general manager of its door and window systems business, effective Monday, January 28. Herriges will oversee all of the company’s door and window system sales, and will report to Dave Petratis, Quanex president and chief executive officer. “I am very excited about the [...]

Quanex Completes Acquisition of Alumco Assets

Jan 4th, 2013

The Houston-based Quanex Building Products Corp. has completed the previously announced acquisition of the assets of Alumco Inc. and its subsidiaries. The assets include Aluminite, a screen producer for the door and window industry, which Quanex says will allow it to extend its product offering and better serve its customers. Alumco is headquartered in Chehalis, [...]

Quanex’s Engineered Products Group Reports 5.2 Percent Increase in Net Sales

Dec 27th, 2012

The Engineered Products Group (EPG) of Houston-based Quanex has reported its net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal-year 2012 as $136.4 million, compared with $129.6 million a year ago—a 5.2-percent increase. The company attributes the increase to sales of higher insulating glass (IG) spacers and vinyl extrusions. The EPG, which includes Edgetech I.G., saw [...]

Quanex Building Products Reports Drop in Consolidated Net Sales for Third Quarter, While EPG Sales are Up

Sep 5th, 2012

Quanex Building Products Corp. has reported that it achieved consolidated net sales of $237.9 million for the third-quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2012, compared to $252.4 million for the same period a year ago—a decrease of 5.7 percent. The company’s Engineered Products Group (EPG), which is focused on door and window components and systems, reported [...]

Experts Discuss Risks Versus Rewards of ‘Surface 4 Low-E Coatings’

Jul 10th, 2012

Window technology experts Jim Larsen, director of technology marketing for Cardinal Glass Industries, and Tracy Rogers, the director of industry relations and advanced technology for Quanex, provided commentary and perspective on “Surface 4 Low-E coatings,” pinpointing benefits and risks that might be associated with the technological advancement for window systems, during a recent industry meeting. [...]

Wife of Retired Graham President Georges Thiret Passes Away

Jun 28th, 2012

Gretchen Ann Thiret, the wife of Georges Thiret, retired president of York, Pa.-based Graham Architectural Products, passed away on June 10 after a battle with Alzheimers and Parkinson’s diseases. She was 70. She is survived by her husband, Georges, who has been active in the industry, particularly in his work with the American Architectural Manufacturers [...]