The Aluminum Extruders Council, which Taber Extrusions is a member of, has recently announced the 2017 International Aluminum Design Competition. Download the Call for Entries HERE.
The competition is aimed towards graduates, undergraduates, and high school students, who will compete to win over $8,500 cash in scholarships. The competition is intended to enlighten students studying architecture, design, and engineering about the many advantages of extruded aluminum profiles. The Aluminum Extruders Council hopes to encourage students to think outside the box to come up with new, inventive, and resourceful uses for extruded aluminum! The AEC has given out over $200,000 in awards throughout the lifetime of the contest.
FOR STUDENTS: Download the 2017 Design Competition entry form HERE.
FOR INSTRUCTORS: The AEC has made available an educational presentation on the contest, the advantages of aluminum extrusion, and some design tips. Implementing the competition into your curriculum is an excellent opportunity to expose your students to aluminum design and the benefits of aluminum extrusion. You can download the presentation in its entirety here.
Best of luck to all applicants! Entries are due no later than March 27, 2017.