The Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Extrusions (ET) Foundation, the educational and scientific organization devoted to promoting and advancing aluminum extrusion processes and technologies, and Bonnell Aluminum are seeking entries for the 2015 International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition.

The aim of the competition is to promote the understanding and use of extruded aluminum profiles, as well as highlight innovations and recognize excellence in aluminum extrusion design. Students studying design and engineering at universities, colleges and schools around the world are invited to participate. The ET Foundation will accept entries for the 2015 International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition through March 30. Entry in the competition is free and judging will take place following the entry deadline.

“The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition provides a great opportunity to teach students who are studying engineering, design and related fields more about the countless material and process advantages of aluminum extrusions,” says Guy Charpentier, marketing manager for Bonnell Aluminum in Newnan, Ga.  “The competition also serves as a platform for students to show off their creativity and ingenuity in design.”

Scholarships in the form of cash awards, sponsored by Bonnell Aluminum and totaling $8,500, will be presented to the top designs.

More information about the 2015 Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition, including the Call for Entries complete with the official entry form, as well as a variety of tools and resources, are available on the ET Foundation Design Competition page of the AEC website at and on the Bonnell Aluminum website at