Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex ’

Helping You Navigate the Perfect Storm

Jan 18th, 2021

Does the figure eight to 10 weeks sound familiar to you? It’s the average amount of lead time I’ve heard reported from several of my door and window customers recently. Which is to say: If you’re a homeowner who pulls the trigger on new windows today—right now—you can expect that they might not be installed […]

Quanex Foundation Makes $500,000 Local Donation for Pandemic Relief

Jun 17th, 2020

The Quanex Foundation has announced that it recently donated a total of $500,000 to aid in pandemic relief as part of its efforts to support nonprofit organizations in the communities where it operates. The donation was spread among 40 local organizations, including food pantries, shelters and first responders that are providing essential services to their […]

Quanex Hires New VP of Human Resources

Mar 19th, 2020

Quanex Building Products announced today that the company hired a new vice president of human resources. Kim Garcia has over 20 years of experience, “driving successful employee engagement and retention initiatives, developing and executing talent management strategies, and spearheading leadership development and organizational design programs,” officials said. Garcia has held several key leadership roles over […]

WinDoor Serves Up Distinctly Canadian Opportunities

Nov 21st, 2019

Attendees of WinDoor were met with plenty of reminders for why—no matter how familiar they are with the industry’s offerings—there are reasons to attend the annual trade show. Exhibitors with products spanning as much as decades say they have every reason to return to the annual show with those same offerings in tow. Meanwhile, long-standing […]

Exhibitors Say WMA’s Tradeshow Is Potent for Business

Oct 9th, 2019

World Millwork Alliances’ Annual Convention and Tradeshow is no International Builders Show. It doesn’t pack numerous exhibit halls the size of football fields. (Getting from one side to the other is more like reaching a first-down marker.) But the show also doesn’t carry the fat of outlying products, consumers and services—all of which can clutter […]

Quanex Ohio Plant Hits 1 Million Hours Without Lost-Time Injury

Aug 14th, 2019

Quanex Building Products’ Cambridge, Ohio, facility recently achieved more than 1 million man-hours worked without a lost-time injury—a significant milestone that is a part of the company’s overall safety culture, according to the company. “At Quanex, we’ve seen a reduction in accidents and injuries that can be attributed to a great safety culture that starts […]

Quanex’s Fenestration Sectors See Growth in Second Quarter

Jun 18th, 2019

During a recent earnings call, officials from Quanex Building Products reported mostly increases across the board. Quanex chief finance officer and senior vice president of finance Brent Korb said an increase in net sales was largely due to strong revenue growth in the company’s European fenestration division. The North American fenestration sector saw less extensive […]

Quanex Building Products Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition

Jun 11th, 2019

Quanex Building Products Corp. has named Scott M. Zuehlke, its current vice president of investor relations, the interim chief financial officer (CFO). He is replacing Brent L. Korb, effective immediately. An executive search is underway by Quanex to identify a permanent CFO, until which time Zuehlke will remain as interim CFO. “We are grateful to […]

Quanex Combines Three Units Into Newly-Formed Business

Jan 24th, 2019

Officials for Quanex Building Products confirmed with DWM magazine Thursday that the company has consolidated three of its business units, resulting in the elimination of “some positions,” a representative for the company reports. According to an official statement, the company’s Mikron, Homeshield and IG Systems segments have now been combined into a single unit, dubbed North […]

WinDoor Day 1: In Wintry Quebec City

Dec 4th, 2018

WinDoor 2018 opened today, to a snowy, festive setting, but warmed up immediately with discussions about tighter code requirements. Meanwhile exhibitors say they’re here to help customers deal with those changes and a shifting market. Youtube Link

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