In Focus

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.

200 Carrie Scheetz

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

200 Eric Thompson

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

200 Erin Johnson

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

200 Joe Erb

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

200 Natalia Bubis

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’s the Value of a Plant Audit?

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

Planning Season is Here. Are You Ready?

Annual planning season is here—catch some tips to make the most of it from Quanex Marketing Director Erin Johnson.

Posted: October 18, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: goals, marketing, planning

Could Carbon Cutting Lead to Commercial Vinyl Adoption?

Could new emissions restrictions on NYC buildings open the door for a vinyl revolution in commercial construction? Quanex’s Anthony Wright takes a look.

Posted: October 11, 2017 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: commercial, vinyl, windows

Keeping a Continuous Focus on Safety

 No matter what challenges our industry faces, one thing remains critically important: Safety. Quanex’s Joe Erb offers always-relevant tips.

Posted: October 09, 2017 by Joe Erb

Filed under: employee, safety, workplace

Making the Investment in Tomorrow’s Workforce

Outreach among today’s youth—tomorrow’s workforce—is critically important for manufacturers today. Corporate HR Manager Natalia Bubis shares how Quanex is doing its part.

Posted: October 06, 2017 by Natalia Bubis

Filed under: employee, HR, manufacturing

Steps to Get the Most Out of Your Automation Investment

Are you getting the most out of your automated equipment? Quanex Commercial Sales Specialist Joe Erb details some ways you can be sure your investment pays off.

Posted: October 02, 2017 by Joe Erb

Filed under: automation, insights, strategies

Headwinds and Undercurrents in 2018

What’s in store for the housing market in 2018? Quanex’s Anthony Wright offers some thoughts coming after this year’s GlassBuild.

Posted: September 28, 2017 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: housing, market, trends

The Importance of STEM Starts Early

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) represent one of the fastest growing fields of the economy. Quanex’s Natalia Bubis writes why companies have a big role to play in fostering interest in STEM jobs.

Posted: September 21, 2017 by Natalia Bubis

Filed under: employee, hire, HR

GlassBuild 2017: Day 3 Recap

Another year, another GlassBuild in the books. As we wrap up this year’s show, here are some final perspectives on how we’ll keep moving forward together as an industry.

Posted: September 18, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: Glassbuild

GlassBuild 2017: Day 2 Recap

As noted in yesterday’s recap, there has been plenty to take in as fenestration professionals continue seeking new ways to build efficiency into their business. During today’s extended show hours, with an increase in activity, I think there is a real sense of urgency among attendees. People are here to make investments in their business. Because in today’s market environment, doing so isn’t optional.

Posted: September 14, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: Glassbuild

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