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.
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
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
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
A crisis can arise from a number of situations be it the digital space or the production floor. Erin Johnson, Quanex's director of marketing, shares tips to navigating a crisis communications situation.
Posted: September 01, 2016 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: communication, planning, crisis
There are innumerable options when it comes to selecting a product if you’re a builder or homeowner. Erin Johnson, Quanex's director of marketing, discusses how differentiation goes beyond offering quality products.
Posted: August 24, 2016 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: communication, relationship, services, value-add
Infographics are a great tool for communicating data in a visually appealing format. Kim Kress, Quanex's marketing project manager, gives tips for making an impact with infographics.
Posted: August 19, 2016 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: design, marketing, social, infographic
How can you leave a lasting impression on your tradeshow visitors? Erin Johnson, Quanex's director of marketing, shares Quanex's favorite strategies to boost your booth experience.
Posted: August 12, 2016 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: communication, engagement, tradeshows
Undiscernible debris in your glass-washing station can affect edge seal adhesion and overall durability of a unit.Guest blogger Joe Erb, Quanex's commercial sales specialist, shares regular maintenance tips to ensure consistency in glass washing.
Posted: August 11, 2016 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: windows, maintenance
No matter the company or the industry you’re in, recruiting and retaining talent is a fundamental part of running a successful business. Finding the best people isn’t always easy, with constant competition from other companies seeking good people. Quanex's director of marketing, shares tips to using LinkedIn for recruitment.
Posted: August 02, 2016 by Erin Johnson
Filed under: recruiting, LinkedIn, networking
While much of the country is freezing and/or buried in snow, the fenestration industry associations are off to warmer venues for the first round of the 2016 conferences. Following is a quick overview of the key meetings and items of interest—hope to see you there!
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
The demands faced by insulating glass (IG) manufacturers seem to grow stricter as time passes, with shorter production schedules, higher order volume and greater efficiency standards all driving our industry. Guest Blogger Joe Erb, Quanex's commercial sales specialist, shares IG line maintenance practices.
Posted: July 27, 2016 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: maintenance, glass, performance
It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that B2B marketing communications can’t be as exciting as consumer marketing. But by the contrary, it’s all the reason that B2B marketers should be more creative, more forward-thinking with their materials. Guest Blogger Kim Kress, Quanex's marketing project manager, discusses some new design trends in B2B marketing.
Posted: July 20, 2016 by Guest Blogger
Filed under: design, marketing, trends, B2B