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AEC Announces new Board Members in Annual Election

March 28, 2019; Wauconda, Illinois -- The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced the results of the annual election of officers and directors at the 70th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference on March 22, 2019 in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

R. Scott Kelley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Service Center Metals in Prince George, VA, was re-elected to serve as Chairman of the Aluminum Extruders Council.   Brook Massey, President of MI Metals in Oldsmar, FL, was re-elected to serve as Vice Chairman.  Matt McMahon, President of Pries Corporation in Independence, IA, was re-elected to serve as Immediate Past Chairman. And, Jeff Henderson was re-elected to the nonvoting position as President of the Council.

In addition, three new members of the Board of Directors were elected. Mark Butterfield, Managing Director for Magnode, A Shape Corp. Company in Trenton, Ohio, was elected as an At-large Member of the Executive Committee.  Butterfield is an active member of AEC, serving on numerous committees and teams, including acting as Chair for the Automotive Industry Promotion Team, Vice Chair of the Die and Tooling Team, a Track Chair for the ET Seminar Committee, and a member of the Industry Promotion Steering Committee and Academic Engagement Team. In addition, he has been a presenter and moderator at a variety of AEC educational events, including the recent Process Optimization Workshop and the upcoming Extrusion Design University 2019 (EDU ’19)

Bennett McEvoy, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Western Extrusions Corp. in Carrollton, Texas, was elected to a three-year term as Extruder Director. McEvoy is a passionate supporter of the Aluminum Extrusion Fair Trade activities.

Tom Horter, President of Matalco, Inc. in Bluffton, Indiana, was elected to a two-year term as Supplier Director.

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The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), established in 1950, is an international 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. More than 120 member companies represent primary aluminum producers and other industry suppliers in addition to aluminum extruders operating hundreds of extrusion presses in hundreds of plants worldwide.  For more information, contact AEC at  Visit the Council’s website at