Distribution Production  
&
Ohio Facility Expansion Makes  
Room for Added Production  
uanex Building Products is  
growing. The company is ex-  
panding its Cambridge, Ohio,  
insulating glass (IG) systems facility,  
anticipating significant growth of its  
Super Spacer and Dura platforms.  
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The expansion will add approxi-  
mately 60,000 square feet to the facility,  
increasing it to about 477,000 square  
feet of manufacturing and warehouse  
space. According to the company, this  
will allow it to better use existing plant  
infrastructure for capacity improve-  
ments, and will enable it to deliver on  
heightened projected demand for IG  
systems over the next five years.  
This expansion is the result of two The Quanex expansion in Cambridge, Ohio, will add approximately 60,000  
years of effort working with equipment square feet of space, allowing it to better use existing plant infrastructure  
manufacturers to design equipment for capacity improvements, and to deliver on growing demand for IG systems.  
that can apply our flexible warm edge  
spacer at the same production rates as gy-efficient spacer production lines.”  
cent,as well as add significant additional  
metal-based box spacer,but with signifi-  
The company plans to invest approxi- warehouse space. Quanex anticipates  
cantly less labor,”says Bill Griffiths,chair- mately $5 million over the next five years that the facility will be complete and in  
person, president and CEO of Quanex to add six new production lines for both use by January 2017. It also expects to  
Building Products. “This in turn puts Super Spacer and Dura platform produc- add workers as production increases  
Quanex in a position to deliver a qual- tion,as well as capacity for their Edgeth- over the first five years.  
ity, energy-efficient window component erm Sealants and Tru-Flash Flashing  
to high-volume producers, which opens Tape.According to the company,this will American Renolit  
up a larger potential market for our ener- increase the facility’s capacity by 15 per- Gets a New Home  
Customer service, operations and  
warehousing for American Renolit are  
now located in a new facility approxi-  
mately three miles from the company’s  
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old location in Swedesboro, N.J.  
The new facility spans more than  
investment and growth after expanding its office and manufactur-  
ing space in May 2015. The company has since added an additional  
4,000 square feet of flexible storage space to its Minnesota footprint, which  
now totals more than 150,000 square feet.  
Additionally, the company has invested in five major pieces of equipment includ-  
ing additional forming, rolling and sawing work centers to enhance its capabilities.  
We’re excited to make these investments to better serve our ever-expand-  
ing list of customers,” says Mike Wallace, president of Quality Metalcrafts/  
Americlad.  
The company also has a manufacturing site in Houston.  
25,000 square feet and houses ex-  
panded offices, a conference area and  
a showroom. It also has a larger ware-  
house operation.  
Renolit produces films for a large  
variety of industries at more than 20  
manufacturing facilities throughout  
the world. Renolit SE, with its head-  
quarters in Germany, is the parent  
company of American Renolit. n  
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USGlass, Metal & Glazing | October 2016  
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