Posts Tagged ‘ Bill Griffiths ’

Quanex Says New CEO Arrives Amid Strong Financial Results

Dec 12th, 2019

Released on Wednesday, Quanex Building Products’ fourth-quarter and fiscal year (FY) 2019 results show net sales increased for the 12 months ending in October, but dipped over the last quarter. The company also announced the promotion of its current chief operating officer, George Wilson, to the position of president and CEO. Wilson succeeds current CEO […]

Quanex 3Q Report Shows Earnings Stayed Flat

Sep 11th, 2019

Quanex Building Products reported relatively positive results in the U.S. and European fenestration sectors in its 2019 third-quarter earnings report, but saw a significant offset due to a drop in the company’s cabinet components segment. The net sales for this quarter of the year were $238.5 million compared to $239.8 million in the same segment […]

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 Acquires Flamstead Holdings

Jun 16th, 2015

In a strategic move to expand its reach into the vinyl extrusion business in Europe, Houston-based Quanex Building Products has acquired U.K.-based Flamstead Holdings, parent company of HL Plastics, Wegoma Machinery Sales and Vintage Windows. The all-cash transaction was valued at approximately $145 million, according to a Quanex press release. HL specifically is known for […]

Quanex Earnings Fall; Company Expects Slow Start to 2015

Dec 15th, 2014

On Friday, Quanex Building Products Corp. (NX) reported a profit of $5 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 despite a drop in revenue from the same period last year. The Houston-based maker of door and window components reported net income of 13 cents per share for the quarter that ended on October 31. […]

Quanex Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Results; Sees 8.4-Percent Increase in Net Sales

Sep 11th, 2014

Quanex Building Products Corp. has released its financial results for the third fiscal quarter, which ended on July 31. Net sales for the quarter increased 8.4 percent to $170 million versus $157 million for the same quarter in 2013. “With the building season in full swing, we saw good top-line growth in all of our […]

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 […]

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 […]