Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex Building Products ’

Quanex Completes Sale of Nichols Aluminum

Apr 1st, 2014

Quanex Building Products Corp completed the sale of its interest in Nichols Aluminum LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, to Aleris for $110 million in an all-cash transaction The previously pending sale was announced in February “Going forward, our full focus will be on growing our position as a leading window and door component supplier both […]

Quanex Celebrates 35 Years of Warm Edge Technology

Mar 27th, 2014

Quanex Building Products introduced its flexible, non-metal-based spacer 35 years ago to the insulating glass industry. The concept of reducing thermal conductivity at the edge seal for improved thermal performance inspired further innovations, including the introduction of Super Spacer® in 1989 and, more recently, the Dura Spacer platform, which includes Duralite®. “The last 35 years […]

Quanex Building Products Reports That EPG Sales are Up

Mar 6th, 2014

Quanex Building Products has reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2014, and as part of that report notes that its Engineered Products Group’s (EPG) net sales increased 19 percent to $126 million for the quarter, compared with $106 million in the first quarter of 2013. The EPG includes Edgetech IG. The EPG’s […]

Quanex Signs Agreement to Sell Nichols Aluminum

Feb 10th, 2014

Quanex Building Products Corp. has announced that it has signed a purchase agreement to sell its interest in Nichols Aluminum LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, to Aleris for $110 million in an all-cash transaction. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and will close shortly after those approvals are obtained. “As the housing markets […]

Quanex Building Products Acquires Assets of Atrium’s Greenville, Texas, Vinyl Extrusion Facility

Dec 31st, 2013

Quanex Building Products Corp. today announced it has acquired the assets of Atrium Windows and Doors Inc.’s Greenville, Texas, facility. The assets purchased include six vinyl extrusion lines, with the ability for additional expansion, according to the announcement. “I’m pleased to welcome the team in Greenville into the Quanex family,” says Bill Griffiths, Quanex chairman, […]

Quanex Building Products Sees Net Loss of $1.2 Million for Fourth Quarter

Dec 19th, 2013

Quanex Building Products’ fourth-quarter financial results, released yesterday, include a $1.2 million net loss, compared with a net income of $1.0 million for the same period in 2012. However, the company saw a 17-percent increase in its net sales from $235 million to $275 million, when compared with the fourth quarter of 2012. “Results were […]

MI Windows and Doors and Key Suppliers Donate to Prescott Fire Department

Nov 25th, 2013

MI Windows and Doors (MIWD) and its key suppliers recently donated a check for $10,000 to the Prescott Area Wildland Defense Fund. This donation is the first part of a pledge from MIWD to donate $25,000 over the next five years to help the fire department rebuild their wildfire defense teams.

Quanex Building Products Sponsors Fenestration Day™

Oct 15th, 2013

Quanex Building Products has signed on as a sponsor for the fourth annual Fenestration Day™, sponsored by DWM magazine. The event will take place October 31, 2013, in Schaumburg, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. Fenestration Day brings together door and window manufacturers and dealers for joint educational sessions as well as individual sessions tailored to […]

CEOs Say Growth is Happening

Sep 17th, 2013

Two CEOs took the time to talk to DWM editor Tara Taffera last week during the GlassBuild America show. Both say their companies are experiencing growth—a sentiment also echoed by others through last week’s event. First up was Bill Griffiths, Quanex CEO, to whom we first spoke back in July, just two weeks into his […]

Portman Visits Quanex in Cambridge

Aug 23rd, 2013

Sen. Rob Portman recently toured Quanex and met many of its employees. From left, James McDougall, team leader, Quanex Building Products; George Wilson, general manager, Quanex Building Products – IG Systems; Se. Rob Portman

On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) visited Quanex in Cambridge, Ohio. Last year, Quanex chose Cambridge as a central hub for its warm-edge spacer system production, which ships worldwide. “Quanex is excited to host a U.S. Senator who is helping lead the push for energy efficiency at a national level,” says Ric Jackson, director […]