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NEW! Automotive Joining Manual
A comprehensive 280 + page manual, providing technical details on joining aluminum automotive components is now available. An effort of the Aluminum Association, the European Aluminium Association and the AEC, the manual covers welding, adhesive and mechanical joining technologies. 
  EPD for Aluminum Extrusions
AEC has released two EPDs covering aluminum extrusions produced in the U.S. and Canada - one for basic extrusion products and one for thermally improved products. The EPDs are the most comprehensive assessment of extrusion’s environmental footprint to date.

Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

The ET Foundation is currently seeking student entries for the 2017 Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition. A total of $8,500 in scholarships are available! Be sure to download the Call for Entries and submit your design by March 27, 2017!


About AEC: The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is an international trade association dedicated to advancing the effective use of aluminum extrusion in North America. AEC is committed to bringing comprehensive information about extrusion's characteristics, applications, environmental benefits, design and technology to users, product designers, engineers and the academic community. Further, AEC is focused on enhancing the ability of its members to meet the emerging demands of the market through sharing knowledge and best practices.


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2017 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference

9/19/2017 » 9/21/2017
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