May 28, 2002

Webcast Alert: Quanex Corporation Invites You to Join Its 2002 Second Quarter Conference Call on the Web

HOUSTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Quanex Corporation's (NYSE: NX) second quarter 2002 earnings announcement, scheduled for release on May 30, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on May 31, 2002 at 11:00am Eastern Time with Raymond A. Jean, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Quanex.

     What:     Quanex Corporation 2002 Second Quarter Conference Call

     When:     May 31, 2002 at 11:00am Eastern Time


     How:      Live over the Internet -- Log on to the web at the address

     Contact:  Valerie Calvert of Quanex Corporation, (800) 231-8176, ext 5305

Quanex is an industry leading manufacturer of engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets. The company was founded in 1927 and its stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NX.

If you are unable to listen to the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Quanex site at . To access the replay, click on the conference call link at the home page.

(Minimum requirements to listen to the broadcast: The Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from: , and at least a 28.8 Kbps connection to the internet. If you experience problems listening to the broadcast, send an email to .)

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CONTACT: Valerie Calvert of Quanex Corporation, +1-713-877-5305, or +1-800-231-8176, ext 5305
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