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About ET Foundation

ET Foundation

About the ET Foundation

AEC created The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (ET Foundation) to develop, promote, provide, and fund education and research related to aluminum extrusion processes and technologies, as well as to further encourage interest in the field.

Among the services and activities/events produced are:

  • International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar and Exposition (ET) - ET is a multi-faceted technical conference that examines the aluminum extrusion industry from nearly every angle. More than 100 technical papers are presented over three days, with delegates participating in additional offerings, including an exposition, in-conjunction educational workshops, the ET Showcase and nETworking. The next ET Seminar is scheduled to be held in Orlando, Florida from May 11-13, 2021. Learn more...

  • International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition - offered yearly for students and periodically for professionals, the Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition is intended to enlighten students, engineers, designers and manufacturers about the superior advantages and many applications of aluminum extrusion. Learn more...

  • Extrusion Technology (ET) Seminar Proceedings - the Proceedings of each ET Seminar capture the best cutting-edge innovations derived from the latest research in the field of aluminum extrusion. The published Proceedings of these seminars offers a wealth of knowledge from the best minds in the industry covering virtually every aspect of the extrusion process. The Proceedings are used time and again as an essential reference library and are available for sale in sets or as individual papers in our online store. Learn more...