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2024 Design Competition

Call for Entries Open for 2024 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

September 15, 2024

$29,000 in Professional Cash Awards and Student Scholarships Available
Winning Entries to be Displayed at ET '24 in Orlando, FL

Wauconda, Illinois—September 12, 2023 -- The ET Foundation, the educational and scientific organization devoted to promoting and advancing aluminum extrusion processes and technologies, and the Aluminum Extruders...

Aluminum Profiles

The AEC Asks the Department of Commerce to Reform its Tariff Exclusion Process for U.S. Aluminum Extrusion Products

June 8, 2023

The General Approved Exclusions rules are unfair to American aluminum extruders and as a result foreign imports have risen 82 percent and market penetration now exceeds 25 percent, the highest level in more than a decade.

Wauconda, Illinois - In 2018, the Department of Commerce (DOC) reported that rising aluminum imports "are ‘weakening our...

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ET '24 Technical Abstracts Available to View Online

May 31, 2023

ET '24 Technical Abstracts Available to View Online
Registration is Open; Early and Team Discounts Available

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the ET Foundation have announced that the ET Seminar Committee, which oversees the development of the ET '24 technical program, has concluded its initial review of the submitted abstracts. The...

ETF Design Competition Winner

2023 Student Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Winning Entries Announced

May 17, 2023

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has announced the winning entries in the 2023 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. High school and college students from around the world submitted more than 75 entries for the opportunity to receive a cash scholarship. AEC Extruder Members Almag Aluminum, MI Metals, and Pennex Aluminum sponsored the cash...