Posts Tagged ‘ Quanex ’

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 […]

Shoring Up Your First Line of Defense

Jan 16th, 2024

When I’m consulting with door and window manufacturers around the country, there’s one crucial aspect of the business that I try to remind my customers of. Because for all the investment you’ve made in top-of-the-line equipment, and for all the thought and planning you’ve put into production schedules, success ultimately comes down to one thing: […]

It’s Trick or Screen as GlassBuild Coincides With America’s Spookiest Holiday

Nov 1st, 2023

GlassBuild America got off to a spooky start Tuesday, as exhibitors leaned into the event’s overlap with Halloween. Quanex used the occasion for a pre-show reveal of its new Meshtec security screens, introduced by none other than Freddy Krueger. The character choice (replete with bladed glove) was fitting for a cut- and puncture-proof product. With […]

From the Show Floor: Quanex Building Products

Oct 31st, 2023

Quanex Building Products took advantage of the timing for this year’s trade show with a haunted house themed booth. The company also debuted a new screen product designed to take the fright out of leaving sliding glass doors open: a new security screen with Meshtec technology.

Quanex Names Two New Territory Sales Managers

Sep 20th, 2023

Quanex has announced the addition of Jacob Jorgenson as its new territory sales manager for the Upper Midwest region, and Cody Ryba as the new territory sales manager for the Mid-Atlantic. The company says that the addition of Jorgenson and Ryba will help to bolster its commitment to customers throughout these key regions, providing an […]

Amid High Rates and Softer Housing, Industry Execs Show Confidence

Aug 28th, 2023

Chief executives for four leading door, window and hardware companies remain optimistic about demand for their companies’ products, despite what some describe as a “weak” housing market and sentiments about a possible economic slowdown. New home starts increased in July after declining in June, despite increases to interest rates that brought mortgage rates near a […]

Ramping Up Security on the Home Front

Aug 3rd, 2023

This is a very alarming statistic that the FBI recently revealed: House burglary has increased over the years and a home burglary occurs once every 26 seconds in the U.S. Every homeowner must stay vigilant and take preventive measures if they want to avoid being part of this statistic and seeing their house burglarized. According […]

Quanex Partners With Advanced Screen Systems Inc.

Jul 27th, 2023

Quanex and Advanced Screen Systems Inc. (ASSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Unique Home Designs Inc., announced they have entered into an exclusive manufacturing agreement. Under the new partnership, Quanex will fabricate and distribute ASSI’s proprietary screen systems and develop new applications to capitalize on what company officials say is a growing demand for high-performance […]

Quanex Names Jim Nixon Vice President of Innovation and New Markets

Dec 1st, 2022

Quanex has named Jim Nixon its first vice president of Innovation and New Markets, a role that will see him advance new product and market strategies as well as lead strategy development and more for Quanex Custom Mixing. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome Jim to this senior leadership role as we continue exploring new […]

Quanex Acquires LMI Custom Mixing

Nov 4th, 2022

Quanex has acquired LMI Custom Mixing in a move to expand its polymer solutions expertise and enhance polymer solutions for its existing businesses. Cambridge, Ohio-based LMI is a polymer solutions provider that focuses on advanced methods for mixing rubber compounds for the most demanding applications. Quanex states that LMI was brought on board for its […]