NEW YORK Quanex Building
Products Corp. has acquired window and patio door screen
manufacturer Alumco Inc.
The acquisition will allow
Houston-based Quanex to expand regionallytraditionally,
it has served national brandsand further downstream, a
company spokeswoman told AMM.
"(The acquisition) increases our
customer base. The more component options that we give our
customers, the more we can create a one-stop shop," she
Chehalis, Wash.-based Alumco has
300 employees at nine manufacturing facilities throughout the
United States. The company serves primarily vinyl window
manufacturers, while Quanex, a subsidiary of aluminum sheet
producer Nichols Aluminum LLC, produces screens for the wood
Quanex declined to disclose the
cost of the acquisition. "Its immaterial enough that
were not going to release any of the financials," the
Alumco will become part of
Quanexs Engineered Products Group.