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
Cristina Murray is the North American Marketing Director for Quanex Building Products. An award-winning marketing leader, Cristina Murray has significant experience driving brand awareness and achieving market excellence in the B2B marketplace. She is a leader and team builder who thrives on building marketing and communications messages to drive a business.
Contact Cristina Murray directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
Busy season is almost here—are you ready? Quanex’s Joe Erb offers a few tips to make the most of the summer months this year.
Posted: April 03, 2018
by Joe Erb
Filed under: fenestration, industry, insights
Communication and collaboration were key themes at this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference in Las Vegas. Quanex’s Joe Erb highlights these and other takeaways on In Focus.
Posted: March 19, 2018
by Joe Erb
Filed under: building, glass, industry, insights
Homeowners in Ontario can now receive some new, attractive rebates when upgrading to high-performance windows. Quanex’s Andrew Moore discusses the implications for window manufacturers
Posted: March 05, 2018
by Guest Blogger
Filed under: Canada, industry, market
GlassBuild America is right around the corner. What should attendees expect at this year’s show? Quanex’s Erin Johnson makes some predictions.
Posted: September 01, 2017
Filed under: Glassbuild, industry, tradeshows
You’ve invested in automation. Now what? Quanex’s Joe Erb will be leading two Express Learning Sessions at this year’s GlassBuild America on next steps for getting the most out of new manufacturing technologies.
Posted: August 29, 2017
by Joe Erb
Filed under: automation, industry, strategies
Tradeshows are always a challenge to fit everything in. Read on from Quanex’s Prject Manager and Tradeshow and Event Specailist Carrie Scheetz for three practical tips to make the most of your time at tradeshows.
Posted: August 24, 2017
by Carrie Scheetz
Filed under: industry, planning, tradeshows
Though colored vinyl windows aren’t new, they’re becoming more prominent as PVC technology matures. Quanex’s Eric Thompson thinks there’s continued opportunity in color for forward-looking window and door manufacturers.
Posted: August 11, 2017
by Eric Thompson
Filed under: color, industry, vinyl
ENERGY STAR will survive, but with a lot less money in the coming budget year. Quanex Director of Government Relations Ric Jackson breaks down the latest news out of Washington about the popular program.
Posted: July 27, 2017
by Guest Blogger
Filed under: ENERGY STAR, government, industry
Last week, I wrote about a few areas where marketing professionals—whether in the fenestration industry or beyond—can be looking to keep their competitive edge.
While digital marketing has made it necessary to learn new tricks you might never have thought possible when you began your career, some things have remained the same.
Posted: July 11, 2017
Filed under: industry, insights, Leadership, marketing, Professional Development