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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, […]

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    January 2020

    Cover Steam rises from tanks where aluminum extrusions are being anodized at Pries Enterprises in Independence, IA. Pries recently finished a 50,000 sq ft expansion and installation of a state-of-the-art anodizing line. See story beginning on page 6. Articles Pries Installs One of the Most Advanced Anodizing Lines in the U.S. By Rose Eaton Page […]

  • 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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    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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    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 […]