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Market Insights

Quanex provides a variety of unique services designed to help our customers make their businesses better.

Through our deep industry engagement and continual market monitoring, Quanex can offer:

  • Custom regional market window forecasts
  • Market insights by state and by major metropolitan areas
  • Window market segment analysis by new construction vs. remodeling
  • Housing market segment analysis by single family vs. multifamily

Anthony Wright

Anthony Wright is the Director of Strategic Marketing & Analysis for Quanex Building Products. With more than 20 years of experience leading research projects and setting long-term business strategies for national brands, Anthony will keep you up to date on the latest market insights and how they impact your every day.

Contact Anthony Wright directly at anthony.wright@quanex.com

 

After Seasons of Speculation La Niña is Here

La Niña has arrived. Anthony Wright, Quanex's director of strategic marketing & analysis,  details what you can expect with La Niña's arrival.

Posted: November 30, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: trends, weather, cold

The Trump Effect

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: government, economy, fenestration

Three Factors That Will Drive Resin Prices in 2017

Many window fabricators are wondering where the market pricing for resin is headed over the next 18 months. For vinyl extruding window fabricators, resin pricing has a direct correlation to their profitability due to raw materials costs. With the presidential election behind us, some of the uncertainty is eliminated, and now we can project what the market is likely to do moving forward.
 

Posted: November 16, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: planning, market, reisin, CDI, pricing, materials, vinyl

Stormy Weather for Miami Housing Market

Tough standards for windows and doors act as a mark of quality. Anthony Wright, Quanex's director of strategic marketing & analysis,  discusses the increasingly stringent Miami-Dade certification.

Posted: November 16, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: Miami-Dade, codes, building

Headwinds Factors that will continue to Hold Back Millennial Homeownership

Millennials are key to the resurgence of the housing market. Anthony Wright, Quanex's director of strategic marketing & analysis, discusses the factors that hold back millennial homeownership.

Posted: October 07, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: housing, market, millennials

Is Texas Going Green?

Wind turbines now account for 16 percent of Texas' generating capacity. Anthony Wright, Quanex's director of strategic marketing & analysis, shares how Texas is going green.

Posted: September 30, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: energy, green, solar

The Odd Couple: Millennials and the Housing Market

Millennials have officially reached home-buying age and are making their impact on the housing market. Anthony Wright, Quanex's Director of Strategic Marketing & Analysis shares insights from recent statistics.

Posted: September 06, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: housing, millennials, ownership

Big Implications in the Solar Boom

At the beginning of this year, I wrote about how a series of strong tailwinds were helping to push the solar market to new heights in 2016. The broad global climate agreement signed in Paris late last year, a five-year extension on a beneficial tax credit for solar investment in the United States, and a greater focus on environmental sustainability among businesses all indicated that solar was set for a big 2016.

Posted: July 29, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: energy, green, solar, sustainable

Increasing Brand Advocates with NPS

“Customer satisfaction” is an idea that businesses of all types have wrestled with for many years. Many companies seek to improve customer satisfaction, but the traditional means for quantifying it are frequently unreliable—and they don’t always line up with growth or profit.

Posted: July 12, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: customer, insights, NPS, market, satisfaction

Brexit The Good the Bad and the Ugly

In a shocking move, Great Britain voted for the United Kingdom to leave their membership of the European Union. Anthony Wright, Quanex's Director of Strategic Marketing & Analysis, breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly of Brexit.

Posted: July 06, 2016 by Anthony Wright

Filed under: government, economy, brexit, industry

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