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International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition
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Nearly $200,000 awarded to date

Enter the 2014 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition!
The International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition was created to promote the understanding and use of aluminum extrusions. The Design Competition showcases innovation in design while recognizing talented designers and engineers for their ingenuity and creativity in designing products and systems that feature extruded aluminum.

This year, the ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council invite both professional and student designers to enter their designs for the 2014 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition.

A total of $20,000 in cash awards and scholarships will be awarded to the best designs, including a $3,500 Grand Prize, awarded across all categories and classes!

Download the 2014 Call for Entries


Professional designers, engineers, architects, manufacturers and others are invited to enter designs in the Professional Class. Cash awards totaling $8,000 are at stake! Details…

Calling all students studying design, engineering, architecture and related fields! Think outside the box and enter your design in the Student Class. Scholarship awards totaling $8,500 are on the line! Details…


Need to know more about the aluminum extrusion process and designing with aluminum extrusions? Here are some tools to get you started:

It’s About the SHAPE: Designing with Aluminum Extrusions Webinar
Extrusion Basics

Material Comparisons
Features and Benefits
Extrusion Applications
Fabricating & Finishing
Aluminum extrusion alloys

Design Competition Sponsor

The ET Foundation would like to thank the follow Aluminum Extruders Council members for their sponsorship of the 2014 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition.

Sapa Extrusions North America is the exclusive Platinum Sponsor


Competition Rules


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