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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 […]

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    Students Invited to Enter the 2017 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

    The ET Foundation invites students studying design, engineering, architecture, or related fields to enter the 2017 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. A total of $8,500 in scholarships will be awarded for First, Second and Third Place, as well as for the Bonnell Aluminum LED Lighting Design Challenge. There is no fee to enter the competition. Submissions will […]

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    Light Metal Age Declared Official Publication for ET ’16

    The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET) named Light Metal Age the “Official Publication” for the Eleventh International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition (ET ’16). Ann Marie Fellom, publisher Light Metal Age said, “We are honored to receive this designation for what has been befittingly described as the world’s longest running educational event […]

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    ET Seminar Proceedings for Sale – Individual Papers Now Available

    For nearly 50 years, aluminum extrusion technology breakthroughs have been delivered through the International Aluminum Extrusion Technology (ET) Seminar series, the premier educational event for the aluminum extrusion industry. This tradition continues with the Eleventh International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar (ET ’16) to be held in Chicago, IL, on May 2-6, 2016. In 2016, the Aluminum Extruders […]

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    Innovations for Tomorrow – ET’16 to Present Cutting Edge Extrusion Technology

    The Eleventh International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar and Exposition (ET ’16), hosted by the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the ET Foundation, will take place May 2-6, 2016 in downtown Chicago, IL. Held just once every four years, the ET seminar is an educational event presenting leading technical research and information for the aluminum extrusion […]

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    Ideas Taking Shape – Entries Sought for 2014 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

    The Aluminum Extruders Council and the ET Foundation are seeking entries for the 2014 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. The competition is divided into two classes: Professional and Student.  Cash prizes and student scholarships are expected to total $20,000 — including a Grand Prize of $3,500. Cash prizes and student scholarships are sponsored by Sapa […]

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    Light Metal Age to Attend ET ’12 – Dr. Joseph Benedyk to Present Paper

    ET ’12, the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition, will be held May 15-18, 2012 in Miami, FL. Occurring only every four years, ET is the definitive seminar series for the aluminum extrusion industry. The four-day educational event attracts upwards of 1,300 industry professionals from all over the world. Light Metal Age (LMA) […]

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    Online Exclusive: Updated ET Paper

    Dr. V.I. Johannes and C.W. Jowett’s paper, “Temperature Distribution in Aluminum Extrusion Billets” (referenced in “Homogenization of Aluminum Alloy Extrusion Billet, Part III” in the April 2009 issue of LMA), has been updated by Johannes with corrections to the equations that originally appeared in the paper in the Proceedings of the Sixth International Extrusion Technology […]

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    Light Metal Age proclaimed “Official Publication” for ET’08

    The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET Foundation) named Light Metal Age the official publication for the Ninth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition (ET ’08), which will take place May 13-16, 2008 in Orlando, Florida. Light Metal Age will provide advertising and editorial support for ET ’08, plus detailed coverage of the […]