Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex ’

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 […]

LEED Rating System Ballot Delayed Until June 2013

Jun 5th, 2012

*+-The LEED rating system that was scheduled to go to ballot this year, known as LEED 2012, was delayed yesterday, according to the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and many in the industry are applauding this decision. The delay of the ballot came in response to concerns of USGBC members, which […]

Fenestration Day 2012 is Just One Week Away; Now Includes Dealer Focus

Apr 5th, 2012

*+-Next week on April 12, Fenestration Day, now in its third year, will bring together the best and brightest in the door and window industry. Hosted in San Antonio this year at the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, the full day of sessions are devoted to the needs of both manufacturers and, new for 2012, dealers […]

Attendees Flock to Germany Seeking Fenestration Innovation

Mar 21st, 2012

*+-The Fensterbau Frontale 2012 trade show, which focuses on doors, windows and facades, opened today at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg in Nuremberg, Germany, where big crowds are looking for the latest fenestration production, materials and product developments. The approximately 1,200 exhibitors on the show floor have not been disappointed, as they are planning to greet nearly 100,000 attendees at the event, which continues through March 24. Exhibits are generally geared toward the demands of the European market, with triple-glazing products and brightly colored extrusions prevalent. Stringent energy-efficiency codes, it seems, have made triple glazing a near-standard offering in Germany.

Industry Responds to New LEED Draft; Wood Certification and PVC Issues Elicit Feedback

Mar 13th, 2012

*+-The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its latest draft of its LEED Rating System and a few points are drawing criticism from some in the industry. First, in the section, Responsible Sourcing of Raw Material, new wood products must be certified by Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) “or better.” Organizations, including the Sustainable Forestry […]

Quanex First Quarter Net Sales up from a Year Ago

Mar 6th, 2012

*+-Quanex Building Products Corp. of Houston, parent company of Edgetech IG of Cambridge, Ohio, has released its fiscal 2012 first quarter results for the period ending January 31, 2012. First-quarter 2012 consolidated net sales were $161.6 million, compared to $159.8 million a year ago, and included Edgetech net sales of $18.9 million, according to the […]

Quanex Sponsors Fenestration Day

Mar 1st, 2012

*+-Quanex Building Products will serve as one of the sponsors of Fenestration Day™ 2012, which is set to take place April 12 at the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, where it will be co-located with Glass TEXpo™. In its third year, the event continues to grow with new seminars, speakers and sponsors. […]