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Quanex Building Products completes its acquisition of Edgetech I.G.

Post Time:Apr 05,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:66

Quanex Building Products Corp., Houston, completed the acquisition of Edgetech I.G., Cambridge, Ohio, according to an April 1 release. Headquartered in Cambridge, Edgetech has three manufacturing facilities -- in the United States, United Kingdomand Germany -- that produce warm-edge, dual seal insulating glass spacer systems for window and door customers in North America and abroad. Edgetech’s energy-efficient window and door spacer products complement Quanex’s broader-based energy efficient fenestration components, products and systems, according to the release.

“I am pleased to announce our completed acquisition of Edgetech, a leading manufacturer of warm-edge insulating glass spacer systems for U.S. and internationally based window and door customers,” said David Petratis, chairman and chief executive officer, Quanex, in the release. “Acquiring Edgetech not only strengthens our company and enhances our team, it bolsters our ability to better serve our customers by offering them the highest quality, broadest range of components, products, systems and services the fenestration industry has to offer. Acquiring Edgetech will allow us to better serve our growing base of large and regional customers, and we remain committed to delivering outstanding customer service to each of them. Together, we will develop the next generation of energy efficient spacer systems.”

Since January, the two companies have been working to ensure the transition of Edgetech into Quanex is a seamless one for both employees and customers. "We have a team working on synergy opportunities that will position Quanex and its brands as the leading fenestration component supplier in the industry by providing its customers with the highest quality products available, produced in the most efficient way possible,” Petratis said in the release.

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