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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 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.

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

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

Effectively Capitalizing with Color

Looking to up your game when it comes to colored vinyl window options? Quanex’s Eric Thompson discusses the best options to do it in a new post for In Focus. 

Posted: July 17, 2018 by Eric Thompson

Filed under: windows, vinyl, color

Notes from AIA 2018

Quanex’s Joe Erb and Eric Thompson share some takeaways from the recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) annual conference in New York City.

Posted: July 10, 2018 by Guest Blogger

Filed under: vinyl, AIA, architecture

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: windows, commercial, vinyl

Why Color is Driving Vinyl Window Trends

Though colored vinyl windows aren’t new, they’re becoming more prominent as PVC technology matures. Quanex’s Eric Thompson thinks there’s continued opportunity in color for forward-looking window and door manufacturers.

Posted: August 11, 2017 by Eric Thompson

Filed under: industry, vinyl, color

Making Way for Vinyl in the Architectural High-Rise Market

How can vinyl make its way into the architectual high-rise market? Eric Thompson discusses the possibilties here.

Posted: April 27, 2017 by Eric Thompson

Filed under: windows, commercial, vinyl

Keeping Up with 2017’s Glass Trends

What is the new hot trend in higher-end homes? Read more to discover how larger windows are continuing to make a trendy appearance. 

Posted: March 22, 2017 by Erin Johnson

Filed under: glass, trends, residential, vinyl

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