Through its subject-matter experts and years of expertise in the fenestration industry, Quanex brings you In Focus – the premier industry blog for the latest market insights, marketing trends, association news and legislation updates.
Carrie Scheetz is Marketing Project Manager for Quanex Building Products. She has more than 10 years of experience in the fenestration industry, planning and executing robust, modern tradeshow and event strategies. Carrie is an expert at bringing value to both customers and sales representatives.
Contact Carrie Scheetz directly at Carrie.Scheetz@quanex.com
Eric Thompson is a National Account Manager for Quanex Building Products with more than 15 years of experience specializing in vinyl window and door profiles. Eric’s high level of expertise and close relationships with customers will bring you the most relevant trends in vinyl.
Contact Eric Thompson directly at Eric.Thompson@quanex.com
Erin Johnson is the Director of Marketing at Quanex Building Products. She 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 keep you up to speed on marketing trends to help maximize your business.
Contact Erin Johnson directly at Erin.Johnson@quanex.com
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Joe Erb is a Commercial Sales Specialist for Quanex Building Products. With more than 20 years of experience, Joe drives awareness and use of high-performance glazing and framing in the commercial market through education and technical support. His technical background brings into focus the challenges and the opportunities in today’s industry.
Contact Joe Erb directly at Joe.Erb@quanex.com
Natalia Bubis is the Corporate HR Manager at Quanex Building Products. She has over eight years of experience in human resources and career development, and will help you keep the pulse on today’s evolving HR and talent landscape.
Contact Natalia Bubis directly at Natalia.Bubis@quanex.com
For many of us prepandemic, our homes might have primarily functioned as a mere pass-through—a central location for our families to sleep, quickly eat meals and throw our belongings before running out to work or other activities. Now, for many of us, our homes have become the center for everything, from work to school for our kids and everything in between.
Posted: July 23, 2020 by Carrie Scheetz
Filed under: design, housing, trends
As trade shows are being postponed and canceled around the world and travel is being minimized, many companies are asking: How can I still engage with my customers in a meaningful way?
Posted: May 12, 2020 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: tradeshows, trends, virtual events, virtual tradeshows
Quanex's Marketing Project Manager, Carrie Scheetz, shares 5 top tradeshow trends from this year.
Posted: June 07, 2019 by Carrie Scheetz
Filed under: marketing, tradeshows, trends
AI is more than a marketing buzzword. It’s a strategic tool you can use to achieve your marketing goals. Quanex’s Erin Johnson helps you decide if AI is the right technology to add to your marketing mix on In Focus.
Posted: May 30, 2019 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: marketing, technology, trends
What do the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S. mean for the building and construction industry? Quanex’s Joe Erb explores the answer in a new In Focus blog post.
Posted: April 25, 2019 by Joe Erb
Filed under: insights, solar, trends
How’s the housing market shaping up so far in 2019? Quanex's Ric Jackson takes a look at some notable developments from Q1 in the latest for In Focus .
Posted: April 18, 2019 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: housing, market, trends
New on InFocus, Quanex Marketing Director Erin Johnson notes that in a world where digital marketing dominates, personal, face-to-face connection with customers might be more important than ever.
Posted: March 12, 2019 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: digital, marketing, trends
In the latest for In Focus, Quanex’s Eric Thompson writes about why performance, aesthetics and functionality of glass technologies are all fundamentally linked.
Posted: February 08, 2019 by Eric Thompson
Filed under: design, glass, trends
Quanex’s Anthony Wright takes a look at the early signs of the impact of SALT deduction tax reform on the housing markets in California and the Northeast on In Focus.
Posted: January 10, 2019 by Anthony Wright
Following the housing market this summer has been a bit like riding a roller coaster. For instance: The month of May saw housing starts jump to an 11-year high, indicating that the summer busy season for construction was in full swing. The figures outperformed many expectations at the time, with starts totaling 1.35 million versus an expected 1.31 million.
Posted: July 23, 2018 by Anthony Wright