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
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
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
Over the past few years, we’ve been monitoring and writing about how automation has affected the fenestration industry. High-speed lines for IG automation have transformed the way we can think about producing high volumes of finished products. Semi-automated lines, meanwhile, have helped manufacturers gain new efficiencies for a more modest investment.
Posted: February 27, 2018 by Joe Erb
Filed under: automation, manufacturing, Workforce
It’s 2018—have you made any New Year’s resolutions for your plant floor? Quanex’s Eric Thompson details a few relatively simple resolutions that can be undertaken anywhere.
Posted: January 30, 2018 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: goals, insights, planning
It's estimated that 8 percent of the polymer industry in the United States is in Northeast Ohio. Read more about the polymer capital of the world.
Posted: January 09, 2018 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: IG, recruiting, research