Posts Tagged ‘ supply chain challenges ’

Quanex Building Products Reports Record Quarter in FY22

Jun 6th, 2022

Despite inflation and supply chain challenges, Quanex Building Products Corp. saw a record second quarter. George Wilson, president and CEO, said the company had noticeable revenue growth and improved profitability. “Demand for our products was better than expected during the second quarter, and we started to see the benefit of our pass-through pricing strategy,” said […]

Quanex Building Products Announces Latest Financials and Future Outlook

Mar 7th, 2022

Quanex Building Products Corp. has announced its results for the three months ended January 31, 2022. The company reported net sales of $267.0 million during the three months ended January 31, 2022, which represents year-over-year growth of 16.0%. The increase was largely attributable to volume increases in the fenestration segments combined with higher prices related […]

WDMA and NLBMDA Outline Policy Agendas with Energy Issues High on the List

Feb 28th, 2022

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) unveiled their national policy agendas for 2022 and the items of utmost importance to its members. Energy policies, workforce development, and “easing of supply chain challenges” sit at the top of the list. Energy The NLBMDA opposes a […]

Supply Chain and Pricing Shifts Take Top Spots in [DWM]’s Most Read Stories of the Year

Dec 28th, 2021

It’s no surprise that when [DWM] editors looked at web stats to gather its top five stories of the year that supply chain issues—lumber specifically—were among the most read. Perhaps surprising, however, was that a [DWM] blog was the number one story. Then again, when you look at the topic (pricing) the surprise wanes a […]

Quanex Building Products Reports Record Revenue Growth in FY21

Dec 21st, 2021

Quanex Building Products Corporation reported record revenue growth and earnings for the year, despite continued supply chain challenges and inflation, said George Wilson, president and CEO. “Demand for the products we manufacture remained strong throughout our fiscal year and that continues today,” he added. “Our liquidity position has improved meaningfully over the past year, and […]

Outsmarting Supply and Labor Issues with Outsourcing

Jun 22nd, 2021

The door and window industry is on the brink of what’s traditionally been our busy season. But for many of us, it feels like it’s been busy season for the past year. A hot housing market, low interest rates and homeowners looking to make enhancements to their spaces—they’ve all worked to drive a major spike […]

January Shows Upswing in Construction; High Demand Offsets Higher Costs-For Now

Feb 22nd, 2021

A report issued last week from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau Housing showed that production softened in January as rising lumber prices continue to affect the housing industry. Overall housing starts decreased 6.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.58 million units. The January reading […]

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