August 07, 2019

Quanex Ohio Plant Hits 1 Million Hours Without Lost Time Injury

 The home of Super Spacer® achieves a major milestone, part of the Quanex’s total commitment to a culture of safety.
 
HOUSTON, August, 7, 2019 (NYSE: NX) – Quanex Building Products’ Cambridge, Ohio, facility recently achieved more than 1 million man-hours worked without a lost time injury—a significant milestone that is a part of the company’s overall safety culture.
 
“At Quanex, we’ve seen a reduction in accidents and injuries that can be attributed to a great safety culture that starts at the top with the CEO, COO and divisions presidents who are all committed to providing the safest workplace in our industry through continuous improvement,” said Richard Mack, director, environmental health and safety, Quanex Building Products. “We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished at the Cambridge plant, and at every location where great strides toward safe operation are happening every day.”
 
In addition to the Cambridge facility’s 1-million-hour milestone, Quanex has realized a few other notable achievements in recent months, including:
 
  • As of June 30, 2019, the total recordable incident rate (TRIR) and severity rate for Quanex have improved by 62% compared to 2012.
  • Since 2016, Quanex’s North American Cabinet Division (Woodcraft Industries) has improved its total recordable incident rate by 51% and their severity rate by an amazing 74%.
  • Our HL Plastics division in the U.K. has consistently exhibited world-class safety performance with the best overall injury rates in Quanex Building Products.
 
“Not only is having a great safety record important to Quanex, but it is also important to our customers from a sustainability perspective,” Mack added. “Customers need suppliers that are dependable and that consistently have the resources available to service their needs.”
 
To learn more about Quanex Building Products, visit www.Quanex.com.
 
 
 
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ABOUT QUANEX BUILDING PRODUCTS:
Quanex Building Products Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer of components sold to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the building products industry. Quanex designs and produces energy-efficient fenestration products in addition to kitchen and bath cabinet components.
 
Investor Contact: Scott Zuehlke, 713-877-5327, scott.zuehlke@quanex.com
Media Contact: Erin Johnson, 330-447-7337, erin.johnson@quanex.com