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ET Seminar Committee Invites Nominations for Maurice H. Roberts Award of Excellence
December 15, 2015; Wauconda, Illinois – 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 International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminars – also known as the ET Seminars. Established by the ET Seminar Committee in 1984, the Maurice H. Roberts Award of Excellence has been presented six times at the past 10 ET Seminars, given to a professional whose accomplishments and contributions to the aluminum extrusion industry have been deemed exceptional. The first recipient was Maurice Roberts to reflect his outstanding contributions to the entire aluminum extrusion industry. Other recipients of the Maurice H. Roberts Award include Chairman Emeritus of the ET Seminar Committee Robert “Bob” Werner, Werner Company (1988); Roy Fellom, Light Metal Age (1992); Ivar Hafsett, Norsk Hydro (1996); Donn Sanford, Aluminum Extruders Council (2000) and James Sanderson, Kaiser Aluminum (2012).
The ET Seminar Committee will accept nominations through February 15, 2016. Those interested in nominating a prospective candidate can do so by downloading the Nomination Form for Maurice H. Roberts Award from the ET Foundation website at www.ETFoundation.org or the ET ’16 website at www.ET16.org. Winner(s) of the award will be announced at the Eleventh International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition - ET ’16, scheduled for May 2-6, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA. For program and registration information, visit www.ET16.org.
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