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Quanex's Engineered Products Group Hires Daniel Stuart for Vice President of National Brands

HOUSTON, Jan 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX), a company specializing in components and systems that produce innovative and energy-efficient window and door products, announced hiring Daniel Stuart to the newly created position of Vice President of National Brands. The position will be vital in assuring the continued collaboration and growth among Quanex's Engineered Products Group (EPG).

Stuart has over 25 years of sales, marketing and management experience. His most recent six years of experience was as the Vice President of Sales - Diversified Brands Division of Sherwin-Williams.

Stuart also spent several years at CertainTeed Corporation as Vice President Retail Division with responsibilities that included such customers as 84 Lumber and Wickes Lumber. Stuart has an MBA and will report to senior vice president, August J. Coppola, with offices in Solon, Ohio.

"I'm extremely happy to be coming onboard with Quanex EPG which consists of industry-leading companies Mikron Industries, Truseal and Homeshield," said Quanex's new Vice President of National Brands, Daniel Stuart. "Along with supplying great componentry, technologies and systems, the company fills a vital role in helping window and door fabricators efficiently streamline their manufacturing operations, increasing their speed to market."

About Quanex Building Products

Quanex Building Products Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added, engineered materials 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 about Quanex, visit our website at

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SOURCE: Quanex Building Products Corporation

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