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
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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
Getting ready for new equipment installation takes preparation, and perhaps most importantly, it requires getting your shop floor workers on board and ready for the benefits automation can help them achieve. Here are a few things to think about to best prepare your entire workforce for what to expect.
Posted: October 29, 2020 by Joe Erb
Filed under: automation, industry, manufacturing
Read how Super Spacer® TriSeal™ is helping to light the way for London commuters and tourists in one of the world’s largest outdoor lighting projects.
Posted: August 21, 2020 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: fenestration, IG, industry
Quanex Building Products and its associates take pride in their communities all around the globe. It’s in the company’s DNA and core values to “do the right thing,” innovate and help out whenever possible. As part of a Caring for Communities series on In Focus, we’re going to highlight some of the extraordinary work our colleagues are doing during the global pandemic.
Posted: April 21, 2020 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: industry, inspire, Quanex
Quanex is celebrating some special anniversaries at this year’s GlassBuild show. Erin Johnson previews what we’ll be sharing in a new post for In Focus. Check it out here
Posted: August 22, 2019 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: Glassbuild, industry, tradeshows
Headed to GlassBuild 2019? Check out what to look out for from Quanex at this year’s show in a new post from Marketing Director Erin Johnson.
Posted: August 14, 2019 by Guest Blogger
Read about the latest fenestration trends in the U.K., including the influx of smart technology products as well as labor shortage solutions. Read more from Edgetech U.K.’s Charlotte Mercer.
Posted: June 13, 2019 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: industry, insights, tradeshows
In the latest for In Focus, Quanex’s Eric Thompson takes stock of recent mergers and acquisitions activity in the fenestration industry, and what it could mean for the year ahead.
Posted: February 21, 2019 by Eric Thompson
Filed under: consolidation , industry, market
The smart manufacturing industry is growing quickly, with many manufacturing companies making strides toward greater efficiency. Quanex’s Larry Johnson discusses some of the implications.
Posted: November 09, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: automation, industry, technology
What are the critical elements of a “smart factory”? Quanex’s Larry Johnson explains that it’s more than just the technology and the components that enable the factory of the future to succeed .
Posted: August 16, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: employee, industry, Plant, transformation
Struggling to grow your business amidst a labor shortage? Quanex’s Joe Erb breaks down a few strategies to help overcome those challenges.
Posted: May 04, 2018 by Joe Erb
Filed under: industry, Labor Shortage, Plant