In Focus

Through its subject-matter experts and years of expertise in the fenestration industry, Quanex brings you InFocus – the premier industry blog for the latest market insights, marketing trends, association news and legislation updates.

200 Anthony Wright

Anthony Wright is the Director of Strategic Marketing & Analysis for Quanex Building Products. With more than 20 years of experience leading research projects and setting long-term business strategies for national brands, Anthony will keep you up to date on the latest market insights and how they impact your every day.

Contact Anthony Wright directly at anthony.wright@quanex.com

200 Erin Johnson

Erin Johnson is the Director of Marketing at Quanex Building Products. Erin has more than 20 years of experience in the fenestration industry and leads the global marketing and branding efforts for all of Quanex’s business units. She’ll be keeping you up to speed on marketing trends to help maximize your business.

Contact Erin Johnson directly at erin.johnson@quanex.com

200 Ric Jackson

Ric Jackson is the Director of External Affairs and Government Relations for Quanex Building Products. An active member of the NFRC and WDMA, Ric has been key in the development of industry standards and will share his extensive knowledge of the latest government regulations and forecast for the fenestration industry.

Contact Ric Jackson directly at eric.jackson@quanex.com

Keeping Up with 2017’s Glass Trends

What is the new hot trend in higher-end homes? Read more to discover how larger windows are continuing to make a trendy appearance. 

Posted: March 22, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: glass, trends, residential, vinyl

AAMA Recap More Than Words

AAMA is about more than just industry updates, Erin Johnson shares what she learned from the conference in this In Focus blog.

Posted: March 15, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: communication, AAMA, nonverbal

User Experience is Worth Your Investment

User experience (UX) is one of the most important factors to consider in all types of digital marketing efforts. This is why Erin Johnson, Quanex's director of marketing, is revisiting the topic in this week's post.

Posted: March 01, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: marketing, web, user experience

What’s Up with Tiny Houses?

The Tiny House trend continues to receive both praise and skepticism. Find out more about this emerging trend in this latest blog post from Anthony Wright.

Posted: February 10, 2017 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: trends, housing, market, Tiny

How Close is the Fully Automated Home?

Get connected and continue adapting. These are just some of the key takeaways from the 2017 International Builders' Show and Consumer Electronics Show. Check out more about the annual shows in this recap.

Posted: February 01, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: automation, CES, IBS

Investing in Search with AdWords

Wondering how to master Google AdWords? Erin Johnson shares some quick tips on getting the most out of your digital budget.

Posted: January 30, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: SEO, Adwords, Google

The Importance of Keeping Your Content Fresh

One of the greatest enemies of effective content marketing is stagnancy. Erin Johnson, Quanex's director of marketing, explains why it's critical to keep your content fresh.

Posted: January 18, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: marketing, content, update

2016’s Biggest Hits on In Focus

A lot happened in the fenestration industry in the past year, and as part of our commitment to our customers and our industry, Quanex was there to provide insight into how those developments affect your business.

Posted: January 16, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: windows, trends, insights, industry, commercial

Working with the New Kids

Millennials now make up the largest portion of the workforce. Brenna Schmidt, Quanex's human resources manager, shares why it is essential to accommodate the millennial workforce in the building and construction industry.

Posted: January 09, 2017 by Guest Blogger

Filed under: employee, millennials, workplace

Millennials the next generation of window buyers

Millennials account for 42 percent of today’s homebuyers, despite the potential barriers they must overcome such as student loan debt. Erin Johnson, Quanex’s director of marketing, shares important facts to consider when marketing to the often-misunderstood millennial generation.

Posted: January 06, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: housing, market, millennials

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