Quanex Building Products Corporation Completes Acquisition of Assets of Alumco

Quanex Building Products Corporation Completes Acquisition of Assets of Alumco

HOUSTON, Dec. 31, 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 it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Alumco, Inc. and
its subsidiaries. The assets purchased include Aluminite, a leading screen
producer for the vinyl window and door industry.

Quanex Building Products Corporation is a ROIC-driven company that grows
shareholder returns through a combination of organic growth and strategic
acquisitions. The Company is listed on the NYSE under the symbol NX. For
further information, visit the Company's website at www.quanex.com.

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Statements in this press release that reflect future expectations or beliefs
are forward-looking statements and are based on current expectations. Actual
results or events involve risks and uncertainties and may differ materially
from this release. For a more complete discussion of factors, risks, and
uncertainties that may affect the company's future performance, please refer
to the company's Form 10-K filing on December 31, 2012, under the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 ("Exchange Act"), in particular the section titled,
"Private Securities Litigation Reform Act" contained therein.

CONTACT: Financial Contact:
         Marty Ketelaar
         Media Contact:
         Valerie Calvert
         For additional information, please visit www.quanex.com

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