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Quanex Names New Managing Director for Edgetech UK

Quanex Building Products has appointed Chris Alderson as the managing director for its Edgetech UK business unit. Alderson served most recently as Bostik’s European Business Director, Assembly Solutions. “Chris is well respected within the European insulating glass market, bringing a wealth … Continue reading

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Greenbuild Exhibitors Bring in the Light, Keep out the Heat

The glass, glazing and fenestration industry made its presence felt at this year's Glassbuild.

Green building offers a unique challenge for the glazing industry. It demands buildings bring in more light to reduce artificial lighting costs and enhance occupant health, while simultaneously asking for better thermal performance for lower energy usage. Fortunately, the industry … Continue reading

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Arizona Door and Window Company Faces Fines for Workplace Death

Tim Harris

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 … Continue reading

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Quanex Names Daniel Marston Territory Sales Manager

Quanex Building Products has appointed Daniel Marston as territory sales manager for its North Central territory. Prior to joining Quanex, Marston spent 30 years with JELD-WEN where he held several roles, including vice president of operations, coordinating group manager, general … Continue reading

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Ryba Promoted to Technical Service Manager

Quanex Building Products announced the appointment of John Ryba to technical service manager for the company’s technical service team. His experience includes plant manager and director of operation roles, as well as ownership of a window company. “This promotion won’t … Continue reading

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Quanex to Acquire Woodcraft Industries

Houston-based Quanex Building Products Corp. will acquire Woodcraft Industries, a top supplier of doors and components to the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry. The all-cash transaction, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2015, is valued at approximately $248.5 million. … Continue reading

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Reese Joins Quanex as New Mikron CEO

Houston, Texas-based Quanex Building Products Corp. has brought in F. Timothy Reese as president and CEO of Mikron Industries, Quanex’s vinyl profile business. Reese brings 35 years of extrusion manufacturing experience to this role, including “successful turnaround situations,” a company … Continue reading

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Quanex Acquires Flamstead Holdings

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 … Continue reading

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Quanex’s Tracy Rogers to speak at GPD

Quanex Building Products’ Tracy Rogers, director of industry relations and advanced technology, will present at the Glass Performance Days conference taking place June 24–26 in Tampere, Finland. Rogers will present the benefits of interior installed high-performance insulating glass (IG) for … Continue reading

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China Glass Provides Unique International Opportunity

At China Glass 2015, Quanex, Sparklike and Inagas showcased their products together to demonstrate the link between materials, gas fill and measurement in insulating glass units. (Photo courtesy of Quanex)

Attendance at China Glass 2015 last week in Beijing was lighter than in recent years, but exhibitors in the glass and glazing industry were once again pleased with the opportunity the event provides to connect with a broad international audience. … Continue reading

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