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    ET Foundation Issues Call for Abstracts for ET ’24

    The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) will host the Thirteenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar (ET ’24) on April 30 through May 2, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. The ET Seminar series is the world’s longest-running educational event solely devoted to all facets of the aluminum extrusion industry, including aluminum profile production, die […]

  • Figure 4. The BAKS chair, with its durable, comfortable and easy to assemble design, won Third Place.

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    2023 Extrusion Design Competition Issues Call for Student Entries

    The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) issued a Call for Entries for the 2023 Student Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. Open to currently enrolled students in high school, college, university, or trade/design school, the design competition is intended to enlighten students — and their instructors — about the many design advantages and infinite application […]

  • Figure 2. Industry professionals gather within the exhibition hall at ET ’16.

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    How to Optimize the Value of the ET ’22 Seminar

    By Craig Werner, ET’22 Chairman. The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and ET Foundation are proud to be offering ET ’22, their 12th International Aluminum Extrusion Technology seminar and exhibition. This truly unique industry event will be held May 3-5, 2022 in Orlando, FL, providing an outstanding experience, rich with critical extrusion knowledge and valuable networking […]

  • Figure 1. Technical sessions held during ET ’16.

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    ET ’22 Continues to Celebrate Legacy of Extrusion Technology

    By Craig Werner, ET ’22 Chairman. The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the ET Foundation are proud to be offering ET ’22, the 12th International Aluminum Extrusion Technology seminar and exhibition. This truly unique industry event will be held May 3-5, 2022 in Orlando, FL, providing an outstanding experience, rich with critical extrusion knowledge and […]

  • STRUCTURAL CATEGORY - $2,000 GUARDECK ALUMINUM BRIDGE DECK Alexandre de la Chevriotiere MAADI Group, Inc. Montreal, QC Canada

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    2022 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Issues Call for Entries

    The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) issued a call for entries for the 2022 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition, which will includes two entry classes — Professional and Student. Winners will be awarded a total of $27,000 in cash prizes and scholarships, including a 3,500 Grand Prize awarded across all classes. The […]

  • Figure 3. Second Place was awarded to the HORAE temporary wall screen.

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    Extrusion Design Competition
 Student Winners Span the Globe

    The ET Foundation announced the winners of the 2021 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. More than 100 students competing from 40 universities, colleges, design schools, and high schools from 15 countries around the world entered their designs. Winners were awarded a total of $13,500 in cash scholarships for their ingenious, multi-functional designs. The competition was […]

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    Entries Open for the 2021 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

    The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) issued a call for entries for the 2021 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. Open to students currently enrolled in high school, college, university, or trade/technical school, the competition will award a total of $15,500 in student scholarships. Scholarships for the competition are co-sponsored by leading industry aluminum extrusion companies and AEC members, including ALMAG […]

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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. […]