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    New Dates for the Extrusion Technology Seminar

    As with many aluminum industry events, the Twelfth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology (ET) Seminar had been postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the ET Foundation have announced the rescheduled dates and location for this esteemed event, now named ET 2021. The seminar will now be held May 11–13, […]

  • Craig Werner (right), currently vice president extrusion technology at Kaiser Aluminum, received the Mauric H. Roberts Award in 2016.

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    ET Seminar Committee Invites Maurice H. Roberts Award Nominations

    The ET Seminar Committee is now accepting nominations for the Maurice H. Roberts Award of Excellence. The namesake of this high honor, Maurice Roberts, was a pioneer in the aluminum extrusion industry and one of the founders of the International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminars. Established by the ET Seminar Committee in 1984, the Maurice H. […]

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    ET Foundation Calls for Extrusion Design Competition Entries

    The ET Foundation invites professional designers, engineers, and manufacturers to enter the 2020 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. The winning entries from the competition will be displayed in the Extrusion Showcase at the Twelfth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition – ET ’20, which will be held May 19-21, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Celebrating 50 […]

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    2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Winners

    The ET Foundation announced the winners of the 2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. More than 90 students from high schools and universities around the world submitted entries for the opportunity to receive a cash scholarship. The winning students were recognized for designs showcasing the versatility and advantages of aluminum extrusions. Bonnell Aluminum sponsored the cash scholarships that […]

  • Best Papers award winners of ET ’16

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    ET Seminar Turns 50 – Call for Abstracts Issued

    The Twelfth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar and Exposition (ET ’20) will be held on May 19-21, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) will commemorate the ET Seminar’s 50th anniversary (in 2019) during the 2020 event. The ET Seminar, which is held just once every four years, has gained the reputation of […]

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    Winners of the 2018 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Highlight the Advantages of Extrusions

    The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the ET Foundation announced the winners of the 2018 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition at the Extrusion Design University (EDU ’18) event held May 15-17 in Chicago, Illinois. A total of seven extrusion designs that showcased the versatility and advantages of products using aluminum extrusions were recognized with a total […]

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    Professional and Student Entries Invited for the 2018 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

    The ET Foundation issued a Call for Entries for the 2018 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition, which is divided into two classes: Professional and Student. Cash prizes and student scholarships will be presented to the top designs. Bonnell Aluminum is the sole sponsor for the cash awards, totaling $20,000, including a $3,500 Grand Prize. Professional designers, engineers, and manufacturers along with students […]

  • 3D printed profile sample of Alexander Hoppe’s Smart Signal Light, which was awarded an Honorable Mention in the AEC 2017 International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition.

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    Student Design Competition Award Winners Announced by AEC

    Winners of the 2017 International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition were announced by the Aluminum Extruders Council. The top three winners of the competition realized many of the advantages that aluminum extrusions have to offer with their designs for an improved bike rack, electrical fencing, and stand for transporting medical equipment. Industrial lighting figured large […]

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    Call for Presentations – AEC Introduces Extrusion Design University

    The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the ET Foundation announced a new educational event focused on expanding aluminum extrusion knowledge for product designers, design engineers, architects, and others. Extrusion Design University – EDU ’18 is a two-day event scheduled to take place May 14-16, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. EDU ’18 will feature one-and-a-half days of […]