Through its subject-matter experts and years of expertise in the fenestration industry, Quanex brings you InFocus – 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
What will 2019 bring for fenestration manufacturing? Quanex’s Technical Service Manager John Ryba looks at some potential developments this year.
Posted: January 24, 2019 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: fenestration, manufacturing, Plant, transformation
In a new post for In Focus, Quanex Marketing Director Erin Johnson explores why more residential and commercial spaces are working to bring more natural light inside.
Posted: August 09, 2018 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: employee, fenestration, glass, workplace
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
Busy season is getting into full swing, and as fenestration professionals expect an up year, we can’t forget the importance of ensuring quality at every point of the manufacturing process. Quanex’s Eric Thompson explores a few ways you can make it happen.
Posted: May 17, 2018 by Eric Thompson
Filed under: fenestration, manufacturing, quality
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
Will a unique hurricane season spur code changes in the United States? Quanex’s Joe Erb evaluates the impact of building codes in Florida and beyond.
Posted: October 25, 2017 by Joe Erb
Filed under: building, codes, fenestration
The Trump presidency could mean major changes to the fenestration agency. Ric Jackson, Quanex's director of government relations, explores the future of ENERGY STAR.
Posted: November 21, 2016 by Ric Jackson
Filed under: energy, fenestration, government
What does a Trump presidency mean for the housing market and fenestration industry? Anthony Wright, Quanex’s director of strategic marketing & analysis, shares his predictions for the new administration.
Posted: November 18, 2016 by Anthony Wright
Filed under: economy, fenestration, government
It’s hard to believe, but another GlassBuild is now behind us. As always, it was an exciting time for the Quanex team. We soaked in the latest innovations from members of our industry, spoke with countless customers, and as always, we learned a lot.
Posted: October 27, 2016 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: fenestration, Glassbuild, IG, industry, tradeshows, trends
With tradeshow season in full swing, it’s important to know how to make the most of your experience. Erin Johnson, Quanex’s director of marketing, sat down with Jim Lesko to share her tips for a successful tradeshow season.
Filed under: fenestration, Glassbuild, tradeshows