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ET Foundation: Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition
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2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Winners Announced!

Student winners have been announced in the 2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. Thank you to all of the students, and their instructors, for supporting the competition by your participation!

View the winning designs >>

Thank you to Bonnell Aluminum for sponsoring the 2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition, without who these awards would not be possible.


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About the Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition is intended to enlighten students and engineering, design, and architecture professionals about aluminum extrusions' superior advantages and many applications.

The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition challenges designers and engineers to think about aluminum extrusions as a holistic solution to a design problem by creating a product or system that includes at least one extruded aluminum component. Think beyond the ordinary to come up with unique and resourceful uses for aluminum extrusion!

The next professional competition will be held to coincide with the Twelfth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar, scheduled for May 19-22, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Watch for the 2020 Professional Design Competition announcement on this page as details become available.

The Bonnell Sustainable Design Challenge

During the 2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition, students had the opportunity to use their aluminum extrusion knowledge and create a sustainable design!

Humanitarian and environmental disasters and people with physical disabilities often inspire savvy designers and inventors with ideas to develop solutions to these challenges -- and aluminum extrusions offer the perfect sustainable material.

The Bonnell Aluminum Sustainable Design Challenge accepted entries that, in addition to the four basic ET Foundation Design Competition criteria, best addresses societal and/or environmental challenges or concerns.

To learn more about the Bonnell Aluminum Sustainable Design Challenge, click here.


The ET Foundation is grateful to Bonnell Aluminum for their sponsorship of the 2019 Aluminu

m Extrusion Design Competition awards.

2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition


Design Competition

Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC)

ET Foundation

ET 2020

Academic Engagement

Student Competition

2019 Winners

Competition Details

Sustainable Design Competition

Design Resources

Rules & Judging Criteria


Past Winners

Professional Competition

The next professional competition will take place in conjunction with ET '20.

Watch for details coming soon!

Past Winners


Academic Resources

Design Resources

AEC Extrusion Manual

Application Features