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Students Win Awards in ET Foundation 2013 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

Thirteen students were recognized for their creativity and ingenuity in the ET Foundation’s 2013 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. The ET Foundation awarded $11,500 in scholarships to recognize the winning designs—featuring extruded aluminum components—developed by students studying industrial design and engineering at schools around the world.  The competition was sponsored by exclusive Platinum sponsor Sapa Extrusions North America, and Almag Aluminum, Inc. 

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Student Entries Sought for 2013 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

$8,500 to be awarded in scholarships

Students studying architecture, design, engineering or a related field have the opportunity to submit their designs for a chance to win a scholarship through the 2013 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition.

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Six Students, Four Professionals Win ET Foundation 2012 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

Six students and four professionals have received recognition for their submissions to the ET Foundation’s 2012 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition, sponsored by Hydro Aluminum’s North American extrusion unit. Winning entries were displayed at the Extrusion Showcase during ET ’12 in Miami, Florida, May 15-18, 2012. More than 80 entries were received from 11 countries around the world. 

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James Sanderson Receives Maruice H. Roberts Award of Excellence at ET '12

The prestigious Maurice H. Roberts Award of Excellence was presented to current ET Seminar Committee Chairman James Sanderson on May 16, 2012 during the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar—ET ’12 in Miami Beach, Florida. 

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Winners of Best of Track and Best of ET '12 Receive Awards

The ET Seminar Committee awarded the winners of Best of Track and Best of ET '12 during the Wednesday General Session May 15 at ET '12 in Miami, Florida.

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ET '12: Success by Design Exemplified

Delegates from 50 different countries participated in ET ’12. The top ten countries sending delegates to   ET ’12 besides the U.S. and Canada included Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, China, Norway, Australia, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, and Sweden. “The gathering of delegates at ET is like a melting pot with professionals from so many different countries connecting and sharing information for the advancement of the worldwide extrusion industry. It is a privilege and pleasure to be associated with such a dynamic and well-respected event,” noted ET Seminar Committee Chairman Jim Sanderson (representing Kaiser Aluminum) of Aluminum Consulting – James Sanderson, Inc. in Huntington Beach, California.

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Best Paper Awards to be Presented at ET'12

The ET Seminar Committee has selected the best of the Best Papers  from among 113 manuscripts submitted for the Proceedings of the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar—ET'12.  Only one paper in each of six tracks was awarded the distinction of Best of Track; one additional paper was awarded the singular distinction of being Best of ET’12.  

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Keynote Speakers Announced for ET'12

The ET Foundation has announced the lineup for the General Sessions at ET’12, the pinnacle of aluminum extrusion technical seminars.  Three keynote speakers have been announced and the program promises to enlighten and inform delegates.  Kevin Anton, Chief Sustainability Officer for Alcoa Inc., and Glenn Reynolds, President and co-founder of Gossamer Space Frames will provide their unique perspectives of the aluminum industry, and Adventurer Matt McFayden will share his experiences traveling to the far reaches of the earth to close the program. 

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ET Seminar Committee Invites Maurice H. Roberts Award Nominations

The ET Seminar Committee, through the ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), currently is inviting nominations for the Maurice H. Roberts Award of Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by the Committee. The namesake of this high honor, Maurice Roberts, was a pioneer in the aluminum extrusion industry and one of the founders of the ET Seminars. “The Committee established The Maurice H. Roberts Award of Excellence in 1984. The first recipient was Maurice Roberts to reflect his outstanding and amazing contributions to the entire aluminum extrusion industry,” noted ET Seminar Committee Chairman Emeritus, Robert I. Werner, and fellow recipient of the Award in 1988. In addition to Roberts and Werner, other recipients of the Maurice H. Roberts Award include Roy Fellom, Light Metal Age (1992), Ivar Hafsett, Norsk Hydro (1996), and Donn Sanford, Aluminum Extruders Council (2000).

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ET '12 Registration Now Open; Abstracts Available to View Online

Registration is now open for ET '12—the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar and Exposition—scheduled for May 15 through 18, 2012 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.  The event is expected to attract 1,300 or more aluminum extrusion industry professionals from around the world who come to ET for the high level of technical exchange and opportunities to connect with industry peers.  Over the course of more than 40 years, the ET Seminars have earned a reputation of quality and commitment to excellence that is highly respected in the aluminum extrusion industry.  ET ’12 will combine more than 100 technical seminars on the latest aluminum extrusion research, in-conjunction workshops and courses from aluminum industry organizations, ET Expo highlighting products and services from industry suppliers, and networking events to create a comprehensive aluminum extrusion industry event. 

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Professional and Student Entries Sought for 2012 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

The ET Foundation, the educational and scientific organization devoted to promoting and advancing aluminum extrusion processes and technologies, is seeking entries for the 2012 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition.  $20,000 in prizes and scholarships to be awarded.

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ET Foundation Announces 2011 Design Competition Winners

Six students received accolades for award-winning designs submitted under the ET Foundation’s 2011 International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition. The ET Foundation awarded $8,500 in scholarships, sponsored by Hydro’s North American extrusion unit, to recognize the winning designs, featuring extruded aluminum components, developed by students studying industrial design at schools around the world.

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Late Abstracts for ET'12 Being Considered

News Release: Late Abstracts for ET' 12 Being Considered

More than 100 abstracts have been submitted to the ET Foundation for ET ’12—the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar and Exposition—scheduled for May 15 through 18, 2012 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, USA. Submitted abstracts are currently under review by members of the ET Seminar Committee. Although the published deadline for receipt of abstracts was March 14, 2011, authors interested in submitting an abstract for the upcoming ET Seminar still may have an opportunity to do so. “We are continuing to accept abstracts for consideration,” said ET Seminar Committee Chair Jim Sanderson of Aluminum Consulting—James Sanderson Inc. in Huntington Beach, California. “However, at this late date we are being very selective. We do not want to miss any authors who may have important research to share. I encourage anyone who has a paper to be considered for presentation at ET ’12 to send in their abstract right away.”

 

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ET Foundation Releases Interactive ET Expo Floor Plan

News Release: ET Foundation Releases Interactive ET Expo Floor Plan

The ET Foundation currently is accepting reservations for ET Expo booth space at ET ’12—the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar and Exposition—scheduled for May 15 through 18, 2012 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, USA. An interactive floor plan is now available on the website at www.ET12.org. With a mouse click, exhibitor information such as booth number, company name, and contact information, as well as a brief description of products and services offered by companies, can be found.

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ET Foundation Extends Deadline for ET '12 Abstracts

News Release: ET Foundation Extends Deadline for ET '12 Abstracts

The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET Foundation) has extended the deadline for the receipt of abstracts for the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar—ET ’12.    The extended deadline to submit abstracts is now Monday, March 14, 2011.  The ET Foundation is accepting abstract submissions exclusively via a collection website specially designed for the purpose and accessible at www.ET12.org.   ET '12 is expected to attract more than 1,200 professionals from within the aluminum extrusion community and is scheduled for May 15 through 18, 2012 at the Fontainebleu Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, USA.

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ET Foundation and Hydro Aluminum Invite Student Entries for 2011 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

News Release: ET Foundation and Hydro Aluminum Invite Student Entries for 2011 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

The ET Foundation, the educational and scientific organization devoted to promoting and advancing aluminum extrusion processes and technologies is seeking entries for the 2011 International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition. Scholarships in the form of cash awards will be presented to students with the top designs. Hydro Aluminum North America once again will be the sole sponsor for the cash awards, expect to total nearly $10,000.

The aim of the competition is to promote the understanding and use of extruded aluminum profiles, as well as to highlight innovations and recognize excellence in aluminum extrusion design. Students studying design and engineering at universities, colleges, technical schools and high schools around the world are invited to participate. The ET Foundation will accept entries for the 2011 International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition through April 13, 2011. Entry in the competition is free, and judging will take place following the entry deadline.

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ET Foundation Issues Call for Abstracts for ET '12

News Release: ET Foundation Issues Call for Abstracts for ET '12

The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET Foundation) has issued its Call for Abstracts to the international aluminum extrusion industry. Prospective contributors are invited to submit abstract of papers to be considered for presentation at the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar, commonly known as ET '12. The forthcoming edition of the quadrennial event is scheduled for May 15 through 18, 2012 at the Fontainebleu Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, USA. The ET Foundation is accepting abstract submissions exclusively via a collection website specially designed for the purpose and accessible via the ET ’12 website, www.ET12.org. The deadline to submit abstracts is January 31, 2011.

Presentations at ET ’12 are expected to address topics specifically related to aluminum extrusion, such as new processes or techniques, the use of new and updated equipment, best practices, sustainability and environmental issues, market developments, product applications, metallurgical and manufacturing research, emerging technology, and more.

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ET '12 Dates and Location Announced; ET Expo Space Available  

News Release: ET '12 Dates and Location Announced; ET Expo Space Available

The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET Foundation) has announced that the Tenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar and Exposition (ET ’12) will be held May 15 through 18, 2012 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, USA. The ET Seminar, so special it is held just once every four years, is an educational event presenting technical research and information for the aluminum extrusion industry. The seminar addresses a variety of relevant topics, including aluminum profile production, die design and technology, metallurgy, equipment, product applications, and more. The four-day educational event attracts a worldwide audience of more than 1,200 professionals eager to network and discover the latest industry intelligence. A special website has been established for the event at www.ET12.org.

The ET Seminar is known throughout the aluminum extrusion industry as the most important event to attend for its atmosphere of educational and technical exchange. At its core, the ET Seminar is where world-renowned aluminum extrusion experts present ideas, innovations, and improvements in more than 100 top-quality technical presentations—most containing original research not published elsewhere. In addition to providing a forum to present cutting-edge aluminum extrusion research, ET ’12 will include the ET Expo, an exhibition featuring industry suppliers and the ET Showcase, a special exhibit that highlights the best and brightest application designs featuring aluminum extrusions.

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