Thomas L. Herriges Joins Quanex Building Products Corporation to Lead Window & Door Systems Business

Thomas L. Herriges Joins Quanex Building Products Corporation to Lead Window &
Door Systems Business

HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quanex Building Products
Corporation (NYSE:NX) announced today that Thomas L. Herriges has joined the
company as General Manager of its Window & Door Systems business (W & DS),
effective Monday, January 28. Mr. Herriges will oversee all of W & DS, a
leader of vinyl extrusions for the fenestration industry, and report to Dave
Petratis, Quanex president and chief executive officer.

"I am very excited about the outstanding experience that Tom will bring to
Quanex and our W & DS operations," said Petratis. "He has excellent knowledge
of world class manufacturing processes to guide our teams in all areas of
operations. He has a long history of successes in product development,
customer service and manufacturing improvements through lean methodology."

Tom was previously Director of Operations for Honeywell International /
Autolite LLC and Manufacturing and Supply Chain Manager for 3M Manufacturing
and Supply Chain Services. Tom graduated with Honors from the University of
Minnesota with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and earned his MBA from the Paul
Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine.

Quanex Building Products Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer of
value-added, engineered products and components, serving the energy-efficient
building products markets. Quanex is committed to bringing innovative products
and solutions to our markets through passionate people, powerful brands,
creative thinking and, above all, integrity.

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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CONTACT: Investor Contact: Martin Ketelaar,
         713-877-5402, martin.ketelaar@quanex.com
         Media Contact: Valerie Calvert,
         713-877-5305, valerie.calvert@quanex.com

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