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
Extreme environments call for extreme fenestration performance. Learn how Quanex’s Super Spacer technology contributes to the toughest challenges in a new post on In Focus.
Posted: July 25, 2019 by Joe Erb
Filed under: efficient, energy, performance
California's Title 24, part 6, will require all new buildings achieve Net Zero Energy levels by 2020 for residences and 2030 for commercial buildings. Quanex's Hector Cortez examines how we're to respond in In Focus.
Posted: July 03, 2019 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: efficient, energy, update
In the latest In Focus blog, Quanex’s Carrie Scheetz and Vince Warne discuss increasing thermal efficiency needs, labor shortages and more takeaways from this year’s WinDoor show in Canada
Posted: December 13, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: Canada, efficient, thermal, tradeshows, WinDoor
The weather’s getting colder—that must mean it’s time for WinDoor 2018 in Quebec. Quanex’s Larry Johnson previews the show for fenestration professionals looking to build new efficiency into their business in 2019.
Posted: November 28, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: efficient, tradeshows, WinDoor
In a world that’s increasingly concerned with sustainability and efficiency, eye-popping architecture and design don’t mean much unless they’re backed with high-performance.
Posted: November 01, 2018 by
It’s busy season, and the fenestration industry is having a healthy year. Shop floors are busy dealing with increased orders, manufacturing higher volumes, and getting orders out the door on time. Maximizing your time and what you can accomplish in every individual work day is critical to keeping the pace.
Posted: July 20, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: efficient, fenestration, Plant
In a new post on In Focus, Quanex’s Larry Johnson looks at the history of automated equipment for fenestration manufacturing for a lesson on how we should be continually investigating new efficiencies on the plant floor.
Posted: July 06, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: automation, efficient, Labor Shortage
Looking for effective ways to maximize space on your plant floor? Quanex’s John Ryba has some tips that can be applied in any window manufacturing plant.
Posted: July 05, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: efficient, Plant, transformation
Plant Transformation isn’t something that happens all at once. Quanex’s Joe Erb discusses ways continuous improvement can be achieved at any scale.
Posted: October 31, 2017 by Joe Erb
What can a fresh set of eyes bring to your plant floor operations? It could be a lot. Quanex Commercial Sales Specialist Joe Erb highlights the value of a plant audit.
Posted: October 20, 2017 by Joe Erb
Filed under: audit, efficient, manufacturing