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Quanex Sets Timing for Announcing Future Quarterly and Annual Results

HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) today announced that its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011 results will be released on Monday, December 12, 2011, before the market opens. On the same day, the company will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. (CT) to discuss the financial results. A live web broadcast of the event will be available on the Investor Relations section of the website.

"Beginning with this quarter's earnings release and going forward, our objective will be to minimize the amount of time between issuing results and filing the required SEC quarterly or annual report. The goal is to file the related SEC report on the same day or within one week of releasing earnings," said Brent Korb, Quanex's senior vice president and chief financial officer. "In this way, we can continue to provide timely and accurate information to our shareholders, while also reducing the exposure to potential significant subsequent events."

Quanex Building Products Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added, engineered products and components, serving the energy-efficient building products markets. It is an ROIC-driven company that grows shareholder returns through a combination of organic growth via new products, programs and strategic acquisitions. For more information, visit

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Statements that use the words "estimated," "expect," "could," "should," "believe," "will," "might," or similar words reflecting future expectations or beliefs are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, references to synergies derived from the acquisition of Edgetech, future operating results and financial condition of Quanex and future uses of cash. The statements in this release are based on current expectations. Actual results or events may differ materially from this release. Factors that could impact future results may include, without limitation, the effect of both domestic and global economic conditions, the impact of competitive products and pricing, the availability and cost of raw materials, and customer demand. For a more complete discussion of factors that may affect the company's future performance, please refer to the company's 10-K filing on December 20, 2010, under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, in particular the section titled, "Private Securities Litigation Reform Act" contained therein.

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