£50,000 of prizes for novel aluminium extrusion applications
Pilz Automation Ltd
Posted to News on 27th Sep 2007, 19:46

£50,000 of prizes for novel aluminium extrusion applications

The Power of Aluminium Awards, a brand new international competition designed to recognise and reward design and innovation using aluminium, has now been launched and this is your chance to win a share of £50,000 in prize money. Backed by leading UK designer Wayne Hemingway, the Awards will celebrate design excellence in three main prize categories:

£50,000 of prizes for novel aluminium extrusion applications

  • Building and Construction
  • Transport
  • Consumer and Engineered Products

Consideration will also be given for additional awards for New Product Design and Most Innovative Surface Finish.

Speaking about the launch, Wayne Hemingway, Designer and Founder of Hemingway Design, says: "I am pleased to be part of the Power of Aluminium Awards. The world of design, construction and manufacturing is moving very quickly and awards like these reward those who are pushing the boundaries."

The awards will be presented at Warwick University on 17 April 2008. Entries are welcomed from architects, clients, contractors, designers, developers, engineers or any member of the project team involved. Judges will be looking for submissions illustrating the innovative use of aluminium, with aluminium extrusion as an integral feature, lifecycle thinking, environmental awareness, sustainability, commercial and technical viability.

The Power of Aluminium Awards is an exciting development within the industry, aimed at increasing the consumption of aluminium and demonstrating to the world the real power of aluminium in the modern environment.

Closing date for entries is Monday 31 December 2007 and entry forms and further information can be downloaded from The Power of Aluminium website.

About The Power of Aluminium

The Power of Aluminium is an umbrella group representing interested parties in the aluminium industry, bringing together large-scale manufacturers and professional bodies to communicate uses of aluminium and aluminium extrusions. It provides access to leading industry experts who offer aluminium users their experience, insight, advice and best practice case studies.

The Power of Aluminium


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