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Quanex Webcast of 2006 Fiscal Third Quarter Conference Call

HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- In conjunction with Quanex Corporation's (NYSE:NX) 2006 fiscal third quarter earnings scheduled for release on August 24, 2006, you are invited to listen to the conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet at 2:00pm Eastern on August 24, 2006, with Raymond A. Jean, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Quanex.

 What:  Quanex Corporation 2006 Third Quarter Conference Call

 When:  Thursday, August 24, 2006, 2:00pm Eastern


 How:   Live over the internet -- Log on to the Company website.

The live and archived calls will be available on the Quanex site at To access the calls, click on the conference call link at the home page.

Quanex is an industry leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets. The stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NX.

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CONTACT: Quanex Corporation
Valerie Calvert