Posts Tagged ‘ Tim Harris ’

Safety: Never Forget its Importance

Feb 25th, 2020

The employees at Quanex Building Products will never forget the importance of safety. Partly because it’s built into their culture, but also because they lost employee Tim Harris several years ago who was killed when visiting a window plant. Mike Burk will never forget either. Partly, because he has devoted much of his career to […]

Workplace Death Leads to Citations for Door and Window Company

Nov 17th, 2015

Avanti Industries of Glendale, Ariz., is facing $9,500 in citations from the Arizona Department of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) following the death of Quanex technical service manager Tim Harris. He died on April 22 while visiting the company after police say a heavy rack of vinyl window framing fell off a forklift and struck him. Avanti will […]

A Factory is the Quietest Place to Die in America

May 28th, 2015

We’re all familiar with news stories about death that grab our attention and refuse to let go. From cancer to car crashes to bullet wounds, it often feels like the perpetual American media machine would shut down if it stopped reporting all the tragic, extraordinary ways that people die every day. Yet there’s one way to […]

Police: Quanex’s Tim Harris Died After Forklift Incident

May 14th, 2015

Quanex Building Products technical service manager Tim Harris died on April 22 after a heavy rack of vinyl window framing fell off a forklift and struck him during his visit to the Avanti Industries plant in Glendale, Ariz., according to a police report about the incident obtained by DWM. The rack of vinyl was estimated to […]

Friends, Co-Workers Mourn Loss of Tim Harris

Apr 28th, 2015

Tim Harris, Quanex Building Products’ technical services manager who passed away last week from injuries sustained at a customer’s door and window facility, is being remembered by colleagues for his dedication to the fenestration industry. Harris spent more than 40 years as a fenestration industry professional, holding positions at Norton Sealants, Besten, Tremco, Truseal and, most […]

Quanex Manager Dies From Injuries Sustained During Plant Visit

Apr 27th, 2015

Tim Harris, the technical service manager for Quanex Building Products, died last week as a result of injuries sustained Wednesday, April 22, during a customer site visit at a door and window manufacturing plant, which at press time was undisclosed. Quanex representatives said they couldn’t release further details of the incident. Harris, an industry veteran of […]