Posts Tagged ‘ Edgetech ’

Industry Mourns Larry Johnson of Quanex

Mar 25th, 2024

The industry is mourning the loss of Larry Johnson, vice president of sales, North American Fenestration for Quanex, who passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024. “More than a colleague, Larry was my friend for over 30 years,” said Bob Daniels, Quanex president, North American Fenestration. “There was never a shortage of laughs or people […]

Quanex Building Products Grows North American Marketing Team

Jun 3rd, 2021

Quanex Building Products has added to its North American marketing team and recent moves have allowed for what the company calls more strategic marketing sightlines across the organization, supporting both the North American Fenestration (NAF) side as well as the North American Cabinet Components (NACC) division of the business. Earlier this year, the company announced […]

Edgetech Founder Mourned at Lauren International and Quanex

Sep 12th, 2019

In a joint statement, Lauren International and Quanex Building Products announced the passing of Michael Glover Wednesday. Glover, who was the original founder of Edgetech and co-inventor of Super Spacer, passed away on Sept. 1, 2019, leaving behind a legacy of innovation, officials said, and vision that helped shape the fenestration industry into what it […]

Quanex Named UK Spacer Bar Manufacturer of the Year

Jan 5th, 2017

Edgetech, Quanex Building Products’ European arm, has been named Spacer Bar Manufacturer of the Year in the UK National Fenestration Awards for the second year in a row. Recognized for its Super Spacer warm-edge spacer solutions, Edgetech won the competition with 44 percent of the open platform vote. The award was announced during Winners’ Week, […]

Edgetech Europe Adds New Production Line

May 23rd, 2016

Edgetech Europe GmbH announced its Heinsberg, Germany, facility will begin producing Super Spacer TriSeal Premium Plus, a non-metal warm-edge spacer system for light commercial and residential insulating glass units. “The addition of this line in our Heinsberg facility will help to support the European market in similar ways that Super Spacer production in the United […]

Fensterbau Day 2: Huge Crowds, Unique Products

Mar 17th, 2016

The second day of Fensterbau Frontale in Nuremberg, Germany, featured even bigger crowds and a palpable buzz through the crowded exhibition halls. “The traffic is extreme,” said Zaynip Temiz of machinery maker Elumatec.  “On the first day we had over 130 leads, but today I’d guess it’s double.” “The show here is very special,” said […]

Lauren International Names Hovan to COO

Feb 19th, 2016

New Philadelphia, Ohio-based Lauren International has named Mike Hovan as the company’s new chief operating officer. The 30-year industry veteran will be responsible for promoting development within the company’s subsidiaries. “Mike brings exceptional leadership experience to Lauren and a great understanding of our business,” says Kevin Gray, CEO. “We are thrilled to welcome him back […]

Edgetech Europe Achieves Passive House Certifications for Super Spacers

Feb 10th, 2016

Edgetech Europe, a division of Quanex IG Systems, has received Passive House certifications for its line of Super Spacer warm edge spacer systems. Passive House is an initiative organized by the Passive House Institute, an organization headquartered in Germany that’s committed to the research and development of construction concepts, building components, planning tools and quality […]

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’s Engineered Products Group Reports 5.2 Percent Increase in Net Sales

Dec 27th, 2012

The Engineered Products Group (EPG) of Houston-based Quanex has reported its net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal-year 2012 as $136.4 million, compared with $129.6 million a year ago—a 5.2-percent increase. The company attributes the increase to sales of higher insulating glass (IG) spacers and vinyl extrusions. The EPG, which includes Edgetech I.G., saw […]