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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 Tradeshow and Event Specialist 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

After Busy Season, Catch Up on Some Critical Maintenance

With the winter months comes some downtime on plant floors. Quanex’s Joe Erb writes about why it’s a great time to catch up on and evaluate your maintenance practices and procedures.

Posted: December 12, 2017 by Joe Erb

Filed under: maintenance, manufacturing, Plant

Boosting Efficiency in Ways That Work for You

Plant Transformation isn’t something that happens all at once. Quanex’s Joe Erb discusses ways continuous improvement can be achieved at any scale.

Posted: October 31, 2017 by Joe Erb

Filed under: efficient, Plant, transformation

Unique Hurricane Season Offers Tough Test for Building Codes

Will a unique hurricane season spur code changes in the United States? Quanex’s Joe Erb evaluates the impact of building codes in Florida and beyond.

Posted: October 25, 2017 by Joe Erb

Filed under: fenestration, codes, building

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: efficient, manufacturing, audit

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, workplace, safety

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: insights, automation, strategies

What Comes After Automation?

You’ve invested in automation. Now what? Quanex’s Joe Erb will be leading two Express Learning Sessions at this year’s GlassBuild America on next steps for getting the most out of new manufacturing technologies.

Posted: August 29, 2017 by Joe Erb

Filed under: industry, automation, strategies

What Do Architects Want? The Same Thing as Everyone Else

This year’s AIA Conference brought new insights and high-quality solutions to the building and construction industry. Joe Erb and Eric Thompson share their thoughts on the conference in this In Focus post.

Posted: May 12, 2017 by Joe Erb

Filed under: tradeshows, performance, AIA