Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex ’

Quanex Names New Managing Director for Edgetech UK

Nov 19th, 2015

Quanex Building Products has appointed Chris Alderson as the managing director for its Edgetech UK business unit. Alderson served most recently as Bostik’s European Business Director, Assembly Solutions. “Chris is well respected within the European insulating glass market, bringing a wealth of experience to his new role in the areas of leadership, planning, service and knowledge […]

WMA Puts Plenty of Products on Display

Nov 5th, 2015

The World Millwork Alliance’s 51st annual convention and tradeshow, held this week at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Convention Center, was a showcase of new products and services. Johnson Hardware showed off a new soft close for pocket doors. It’s expected to launch at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas in January. It’s rated for doors up […]

Quanex Names Daniel Marston Territory Sales Manager

Nov 5th, 2015

Quanex Building Products has appointed Daniel Marston as territory sales manager for its North Central territory. Prior to joining Quanex, Marston spent 30 years with JELD-WEN where he held several roles, including vice president of operations, coordinating group manager, general manager and production manager. He also has experience in executive position at Newton Manufacturing, as […]

Win-Door Finds Its Sweet Spot on Opening Day

Nov 4th, 2015

The revitalized Win-door North America trade show got off to a rousing start in Toronto on Tuesday with an energetic speech by Canadian football legend Michael “Pinball” Clemons. Clemons’ wide-ranging presentation, punctuated by call-and-response shouts of “sweet spot,” touched on family, business and more. Clemons, who excelled at pro football for 12 seasons despite being […]

Quanex Completes Woodcraft Industries Acquisition

Nov 3rd, 2015

Quanex Building Products Corp. has completed its acquisition of Woodcraft Industries. Woodcraft is a supplier of doors and components to leading original equipment manufacturers in the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry. “I am very pleased to formally welcome Woodcraft to the Quanex team,” says Bill Griffiths, Quanex’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “The combination […]

Quanex Promotes Ryba to Technical Service Manager

Oct 22nd, 2015

Quanex Building Products announced the appointment of John Ryba to technical service manager for the company’s technical service team. His experience includes plant manager and director of operation roles, as well as ownership of a window company. “This promotion won’t come as a surprise to anyone inside or outside of our company,” says Quanex director […]

Quanex Extends Partnership with Zane State College

Oct 13th, 2015

Quanex Building Products is continuing its work with Zane State College to bring continuing-education opportunities free of charge to its employees through an innovative program that provides 200 training hours and eight college credit hours. This effort brings higher education to the community while helping employees enhance their workplace skills, and in turn, improve product […]

IGMA Hashes Out Technical Committee Matters

Oct 9th, 2015

IGMA’s Fall Conference is underway this week in Denver.

Things continue to get technical this week in Denver. The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Fall Conference commenced Wednesday with the Technical Services Committee, chaired by Jeff Haberer of Trulite Industries. One of the more controversial discussions surrounded the tolerances for IG Cavity Width Task Group, which held a closed meeting. The scope of the […]

IGMA Kicks off with Emerging Technology and Innovation

Oct 8th, 2015

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It’s that time of the year again for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA). The association is convening this week at the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa in Denver for its Fall Conference. The first meeting took place today. As part of the sessions, the Emerging Technology and Innovation Committee discussed activity within its five […]

Connections for Innovation

Sep 21st, 2015

“Creativity is simply connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they really didn’t do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.” –Steve Jobs This past week at the GlassBuild show in Atlanta, I was searching for innovations and the […]