Quanex Building Products Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

Quanex Building Products Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quanex Building Products Corporation
(NYSE:NX), a leading manufacturer of engineered materials, components and
systems serving domestic and international window and door OEMs through its
Engineered Products and Aluminum Sheet Products groups, today announced that
its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share
on the company's common stock, payable December 28, 2012, to shareholders of
record on December 18, 2012.

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Statements that use the words "estimated," "expect," "could," "should,"
"believe," "will," "might," or similar words reflecting future expectations or
beliefs are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements
include, but are not limited to, references to synergies derived from the
acquisition of Edgetech, future operating results and financial condition of
Quanex and future uses of cash.The statements in this release are based on
current expectations.Actual results or events may differ materially from this
release.Factors that could impact future results may include, without
limitation, the effect of both domestic and global economic conditions, the
impact of competitive products and pricing, the availability and cost of raw
materials, and customer demand.For a more complete discussion of factors that
may affect the company's future performance, please refer to the company's
10-K filing on December 20, 2011, under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
in particular the section titled, "Private Securities Litigation Reform Act"
contained therein.

           For additional information, please visit www.quanex.com

CONTACT: Financial Contact: Martin Ketelaar, 713-877-5402;
         Media Contact: Valerie Calvert, 713-877-5305

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