Posts Tagged ‘ Edgetech ’

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 […]

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 […]

Tracy Rogers Speaks on Workmanship and Sealants for IGMA

Sep 12th, 2012


“Workmanship is key,” said Tracy Rogers, technical director for Edgetech IG, in his presentation “Rigid Spacer/Muntins & Grids/Flexible Spacer Systems.” While speaking at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Educational Seminar yesterday afternoon, Rogers said that all sealants on the market work, and it doesn’t matter which company markets its product as the best; workmanship […]

Mike Burk Informs IGMA Attendees on the Importance of Proper Gas-Filling

Sep 12th, 2012

Mike Burk, product manager with Edgetech IG, presented “Gas Filling” at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Educational Seminar Tuesday. In his presentation, Burk discussed the history and applications of argon, xenon and krypton as gases used in insulating glass (IG) filling. “Argon, krypton and xenon are less conductive than air,” Burk said in his […]

Glasslam Suit Against Edgetech Dismissed

Sep 4th, 2012

A suit Glasslam USA filed against Edgetech IG in March 2011 has been settled between the parties and subsequently dismissed, according to documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The suit was dismissed with prejudice and each party will bear its own attorneys’ fees and costs. Glasslam (also known […]

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.

Edgetech Responds to Glasslam Suit

May 17th, 2011

Edgetech I.G. has filed a 40-page response to the suit filed against it by Glasslam USA (also known as Nebula Glass International Inc.) in late March. The original suit alleged that Edgetech has engaged in defamation, deceptive and unfair trade practices, and breach of contract, among other allegations, and relates overall to Glasslam’s entry into […]

April 2011 Newscast

Apr 8th, 2011

Fenestration Day, sponsored by DWM magazine, concluded yesterday in Indianapolis, and attendees say they learned a great deal through the five informative sessions held. Stay tuned to for more news from the show.

Quanex Announces Management Changes Resulting from Edgetech Acquisition

Apr 7th, 2011

Quanex Building Products has announced several management changes in its Engineered Products Group (EPG), effective today. These changes are the result of Quanex’s acquisition of Edgetech on April 1, 2011. August (Gus) J. Coppola will assume the role of senior vice president, corporate development, reporting to David D. Petratis, chairman and chief executive officer of […]

Industry Companies Named to Inc. 5000 List

Aug 31st, 2010

Industry companies ranging from suppliers to manufacturers to dealers have been named to this year’s Inc. 5000, a list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States compiled annually by Inc. magazine. New to the list this year, at the spot of number 826, is Power Windows and Siding, a door and window […]