Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex ’

Quanex Works with Zane State College to Provide Continuing Education

Mar 20th, 2014

Quanex Building Products is working with Zane State College to provide continuing education opportunities free of charge to its employees. The program will provide 191 training hours and eight college credit hours to Quanex employees. Nine of the company’s process, twin-screw and mixing technicians participated in the first offering of the Quanex Tech 2 certification. […]

Tax Credits: The End of an Era

Mar 3rd, 2014

No doubt federal tax credits were in place at a time when the fenestration industry needed a shot in the arm. As an industry we saw the greatest benefits in 2009 and 2010 under the influence of the ARRA Stimulus plan. However, when you put a Band-Aid on a scratch, you don’t expect that you […]

Meet the New Quanex CEO

Sep 9th, 2013


The designation of William (Bill) C. Griffiths as the new president and CEO of Quanex in early July may have seemed like a sudden change. Indeed, it came on the heels of the unexpected resignation of David Petratis, former CEO, who left to accept a position with Allegion, and Griffiths tells DWM magazine that the […]

Quanex Sends Off Hope 66 Charity Cyclists in Chicago with Donation

Sep 6th, 2013

Fifteen cyclists from the glazing, construction and related industries known as the Hope 66 Charity riders began their 2,616-mile journey from Chicago to Santa Monica, Calif., on Aug. 30, to support UK-based Hope House Children’s Hospices, an organization that provides care to terminally ill children and their families. Quanex greeted the riders in Chicago, pledging […]

Quanex Building Products Corporation Reports Gains in Third Quarter

Sep 5th, 2013

Quanex Building Products Corp. has released fiscal 2013 third quarter results for the period ended July 31, 2013. The company reports a consolidated net income of $5 million and an improved operating income of $18.6 million. According to the company, consolidated third quarter 2013 net sales increased 8.9 percent to $259.2 million, compared to $237.9 […]

What I’m Excited About Seeing (and Hearing) in Atlanta

Sep 5th, 2013

Next week I will be headed to Atlanta to see the latest products on display, mainly components that go into making a door or window. While there are many products taking center stage, there are a few items on the top of my interest list. I am working on DWM’s Annual Green Awards right now […]

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 […]

Quanex Names New President

Jul 9th, 2013


Quanex Building Products Corp. board of directors has elected William C. Griffiths, 61, as chairman, president and CEO effective July 9. He succeeds David D. Petratis who resigned to accept a position with another company. Griffiths has served on the Board since 2009. “Bill is a seasoned executive with experience in a wide range of […]

Quanex EPG Net Sales Increase 15 Percent

Jun 7th, 2013

Quanex Building Products Corp. has released its fiscal 2013 second-quarter results for the period ended April 30, 2013. The company’s Engineered Products Group, which includes Edgetech IG, reported second-quarter 2013 net sales of $125.2 million compared to $108.8 million a year ago. The company attributes the 15.1-percent improvement to its acquisition of Aluminite as well […]

Quanex Rep Speaks at China Glass Industry Annual Conference

Apr 19th, 2013

Quanex Building Products’ business development director for Asia, YK Park, recently spoke at the 2013 China Glass Industry Annual Conference and Technical Forum, held March 26-28. Park’s presentation was titled “Super Spacer® for High Performance IGU Fabrication and High Productivity.” “The conference exceeded our expectations in many ways with some of the top suppliers and […]