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
Quanex’s John Kowalewski takes a look at some of the trends found at the 2018 Glass Expo Pacific Northwest, held in early June in Bellevue, Washington.
Posted: June 14, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: automation, manufacturing, tradeshows
Screens production is a “necessary evil” that can drag down a window manufacturer’s overall quality, productivity and profitability. Quanex’s Joe Erb explains some of the benefits of outsourcing screens in a new post for In Focus .
Posted: May 29, 2018 by Joe Erb
Filed under: Plant, screens, transformation
What do window and door manufacturers stand to lose if quality isn’t up to snuff? Quanex’s Technical Services Manager John Ryba explores the hidden costs behind poor-quality products.
Posted: May 24, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: customer, quality, satisfaction
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
In April, Quanex attended China Glass 2018 in Shanghai. Read Daniel Zhang's recap of the show on In Focus.
Posted: May 11, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: China, glass, tradeshows
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
Quanex Marketing Director Erin Johnson takes stock of some major architectural and design trends that fenestration manufacturers should be keeping an eye on.
Posted: April 27, 2018 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: architecture, glass, trends
Automated equipment can bring many new benefits to your plant floor—one of the most important of which is safety. Quanex’s Joe Erb explains how on In Focus .
Posted: April 17, 2018 by Joe Erb
Filed under: automation, Plant, safety, transformation
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
Architectural design trends are continually in flux, and glass affords significant visual appeal for structures around the world. Quanex’s Joe Erb talks about fenestration’s role in realizing aesthetic excellence
Posted: March 27, 2018 by Joe Erb
Filed under: architecture, commercial, glass