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ABOUT QUANEX

We Are Not Just Another Manufacturing Company

Our Creed

Continuous improvement and innovation
Respect with open and honest communication
Excellent customer service
Exemplify safe and healthy living
Do the right thing

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Executive leadership

Learn more about our Executive Leadership Team

Under the direction of George Wilson, the eighth president and CEO in the company’s nearly 100-year history, Quanex is committed to industry-leading service, sustainability and continuous growth. We’re positioned for market leadership and to continue delivering on demand worldwide.

  • George Wilson

    George Wilson

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    EDUCATION:

    Indiana University, MBA
    University of Akron, B.S. Accounting

    PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    Quanex Building Products Corporation
    Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, 2017 – 2019

    Quanex Insulating Glass Systems
    President, 2011 – 2017

    Lauren International
    Vice President Human Resources, 2010 – 2011
    Vice President Operations, 2008 – 2010

    Federal Mogul
    General Manager, Zanxx Products, 2002 – 2008
    Plant Manager, Zanxx Products, 2000 – 2002
    Plant Controller, Zanxx Products, 1998 – 2000
    Financial Analyst, Cooper Automotive, 1996 – 1998
    Cost Analyst, Champion Spark Plugs, 1993 – 1996

    AMKO Service Company, Subsidiary of Paxair
    Staff Accountant, 1991 – 1993

  • Scott Zuehlke

    Scott Zuehlke

    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

    EDUCATION:

    University of Houston, MBA
    University of Texas, BBA

    PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    Quanex Building Products Corporation
    Vice President – Investor Relations & Treasurer, 2016 – 2019

    Halcón Resources
    Vice President, Investor Relations, 2011 – 2015

    Geokinetics
    Director, Investor Relations, 2010 – 2011

    Hercules Offshore
    Manager, Finance and Investor Relations, 2009 – 2010

    Invesco
    Equity Analyst, 2005 – 2009
    Market Data Associate, 1998 – 2005

  • Paul Cornett

    Paul Cornett

    Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

    EDUCATION:

    University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2003
    Rice University, B.A. History/Sociology, 2000

    PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    Quanex Building Products Corporation
    Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, 2018 – 2019
    Deputy General Counsel, 2017 – 2018
    Associate General Counsel, 2012 – 2017
    Assistant General Counsel, 2008 – 2012

    Quanex Corporation
    Assistant General Counsel, 2007 – 2008
    Senior Attorney, 2006 – 2007
    Staff Attorney, 2005 – 2006

    Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
    Associate, Corporate Group, 2003 – 2005

Subsidiaries

Delivering global solutions and innovation

From pioneering warm-edge spacer solutions for insulating glass (IG) to highly efficient u-PVC window and door technology to advanced manufacturing machinery, Quanex’s subsidiaries help us bring our innovative solutions around the world.

History / Timeline

Making a difference, from the very start

Today, Quanex Building Products is an industry-leading supplier of cutting-edge, energy-efficient window and door systems, insulating glass spacer, kitchen and bath cabinet components, window screens, and various other building product components. See how it all began.

Michigan Seamless Tube

1927

The Michigan Seamless Tube Company is incorporated.

1933 Tubing Production

1933

Production of tubing made from steel alloys begins.

1945

Woodcraft Industries founded by German immigrants Paul Dlugosch and Theodore Ritche in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

1956

The Company expands into Texas.

1965

Standard Tube is acquired.

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1965

Stock is listed on New York Stock Exchange for the first time.

1974

MacSteel, Michigan, plant begins operations.

1977

Michigan Seamless Tube changes its name to Quanex Corporation and moves its headquarters to Texas.

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1978

Woodcraft acquires facility in Foreston, Minnesota.

1989

Acquires Nichols-Homeshield.

Cabinet Doors - About Us

1992

Woodcraft builds dedicated cabinet door manufacturing plant in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

1995

Woodcraft builds facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

1996

Acquires Piper Impact Inc.

1998

Woodcraft acquires PrimeWood in Wahpeton, North Dakota.

2000

Acquires Imperial Products.

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2002

Woodcraft acquires Brentwood in Molalla, Oregon.

2003

Acquires North Star Steel and Truseal Technologies Inc.

2004

Woodcraft acquires Grand Valley Door in Orwell, Ohio.

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2004

Acquires Mikron Industries.

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2005

Screen and grille manufacturing facility opens in Dubuque, Iowa.

2005

Woodcraft acquires facility in Middlefield, Ohio.

2006

Woodcraft builds facility in Greenville, Pennsylvania.

Edgetech UK - Quanex

2007

Edgetech I.G. Opens Coventry, UK Plant.

2008

Quanex Corporation is sold, and its building products businesses are spun off to its shareholders as a new company known as Quanex Building Products Corporation.

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Edgetech Logo

2011

Quanex Opens Edgetech I.G. Heinsberg, Germany plant.

2012

Quanex acquires Alumco.

2012

Woodcraft acquires the cabinet door division of Técnica Maderera Especializada (TME) in Guadalajara, Mexico.

2014

Divests Nichols Aluminum.

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2015

Quanex acquires HL Plastics (Liniar).

2015

Woodcraft Industries is acquired by Quanex.

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2017

IG Systems opens new R&D Lab in Akron, Ohio.

2017

Edgetech I.G. Opens 2nd Coventry, UK manufacturing facility.

Woodcraft becomes Quanex Custom Components - About Us

2022

Woodcraft changes its name to Quanex Custom Components.

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2022

Quanex acquires LMI Custom Mixing in Cambridge, Ohio.

2022

Edgetech I.G. opens 2nd Heinsberg, Germany manufacturing facility.

QUANEX GIVES BACK

The Quanex Foundation

Quanex is dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work. The Quanex Foundation has been in place for nearly 50 years, with a mission of giving back to the communities where Quanex operates. Each year, The Quanex Foundation donates hundreds of thousands of dollars to hometown charities. The Foundation also administers the McHattie Scholarship program, which awards dependent children of our employees with academic scholarships for continuing education.

Locations

WHERE TO FIND US

We have over 30 locations across the United States and major locations across the globe. Sort to find a facility.

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