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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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Quanex Appoints New Director of Research and Development

Sean Hummel has been promoted to director of research and development at Quanex, where he will oversee the company’s R&D efforts for its insulating glass systems business unit. Hummel has 20 years of product development, marketing, project management and leadership … Continue reading

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Friends, Co-Workers Mourn Loss of Tim Harris

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 … Continue reading

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Quanex Manager Dies From Injuries Sustained During Plant Visit

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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. … Continue reading

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USGlass Readers’ Choice Awards

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This special section highlights products from USGlass magazine’s Annual Readers Choice Awards, which are selected by you: our readers. The results stem from a survey that included all of the products from the USGlass Showcase section, Annual New Products Guide, … Continue reading

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Quanex Nets Increase in Revenue in 2014 Despite Slower Fourth Quarter

On Friday, Quanex Building Products Corp. 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 … Continue reading

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