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The UK's premier award for design excellence in the architectural application of aluminium

Main Sponsors The Aluminium Extruders Association (AEA) Members are:

Alcoa in Europe - a regional partner.

Alcoa's presence in Europe has grown continuously since the early 1960s. Today 14 businesses employ 25,000 people. The region now contributes approximately 20% of the company's world-wide revenue.

But business is more than just financial results - company policies and goals put great emphasis on Environmental, Health and Safety standards with every business accountable for meeting its EHS milestones.

www. alcoa. com

Aluminium Shapes based in Corby is a leading independent extruder specialising in smaller profiles up to 140mm wide, manufactured in a variety of alloys. We have a fully equipped fabrication department providing a wide range of services including cutting, punching, drilling, mitring, deburring etc. Aluminium Shapes also manufacture fully assembled electrical advertising boxes for the outdoor media market.

E-mail sales@alishapes. co. uk

Boal is a high quality aluminium extrusion manufacturer with wide experience of the architectural market. With two presses, enabling Boal to produce sections up to 280 mm, subject to shape, we can cater for the most exacting requirements. In-house services include design and the provision of further finishing operations for fabrication, painting, anodising and thermal barriers.

Tel: 01509 600012 Fax: 01509 507847

Hydro Aluminium Extrusion (HAE) is one of the UK's leading suppliers of extrusions to the building industry.

Part of the international Norsk Hydro Group, HAE operate three plants in the UK, serving many different market sectors, offering a wide ranging capability, including design assistance, fabrication, anodising and painting.

Tel: 01926 887955 E-mail: judy. howson@hydro. com www. aluminium-extruk. hydro. com

Sapa Profiles Limited is the UK extrusion operation of Swedish-owned Sapa AB, formed from the merger of Sapa Limited and Indalex Limited in June 2000.

Traditional strengths in the construction and architectural end-use sectors have combined with recent major investments in new production equipment, design and business systems. The new systems provide quick responses and short lead-times to help our customers service their demanding markets.

Andrew Deeks 01773 872761 E-mail: andrew. deeks@sapagroup. com

SECO Aluminium Ltd offers a wide range of products & services. Any size of extrusion manufactured. Services available to fully fabricate and assemble a finished product.

Friendly just-in-time deliveries. Any quantity undertaken. ISO9002 Quality. 37 year history. 100% British.

E-mail: Seco.Aluminium@btinternet. com T

he Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB) The Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB) aims to support the interests of the architectural aluminium industry by encouraging the increasing use of aluminium products in architecture and the construction industry.

The CAB provides members with technical advice, the opportunity to influence standards and a powerful lobby to Government and other influential bodies.

For details: Tel. 01242 578278 Fax. 01242 578283 Email. enquiries@c-a-b. org. uk

The Architects' Journal, published by Emap Construct, is Britain's only paid-for architectural weekly. Its combination of news, opinion, building studies, reviews, technical articles and practice information have made it indispensable reading for the profession for more than a century.

For further information visit our website, at www. ajplus. co. uk

The Aluminium Finishing Association (AFA) is the body that represents the leading architectural aluminium finishers. All members are BS EN ISO 9002 Quality Assurance registered and are professionals who specialise in finishing aluminium. The Association also includes major industry suppliers whose expertise is invaluable in helping AFA members to provide a better service to their customers.

For details: Tel. 0121 456 1103 Fax. 0121 456 2274 Email: afa@alfed. org. uk Additional Sponsorship received from:

Akzo Nobel is the world's leading manufacturer of powder coatings. Specialising in powders for architectural metalwork we have 30 years of track record on buildings around the world. The Interpon D range includes a complete colour offer, Collection Futura special finishes and Interpon D525 ultradurable coatings.

For further information visit our website at www. interpon. com or call 0191 401 2533.

Comar is the largest privately owned commercial architectural aluminium systems company in Europe. It designs and develops its own systems, brought to the market through a network of approved fabricators and installers. The company's objective is customer satisfaction through the provision of top quality products and technically excellent support services.

Contact: sales@parksidegrp. co. uk Tel: +44 (0)20 8685 9685 Fax: +44 (0)20 8646 5096 Website: http: //www. comar-alu. co. uk

Corus was formed by the merger, in 1999, of British Steel and Koninklijke Hoogovens to form one of the world's largest multi-metal companies. More than 30% of group turnover derives from the supply of metal products, design and fabrication services to the construction industry.

Comprising 25 operating companies, Corus Building Systems is a key player in the construction sector of the group and it is here that you will find Kalzip - the world's leading standing seam system and more.

Tel: 01925 825100 www. kalzip. co. uk.

Komfort Office Environments is one of Europe's most influential designers and manufacturers of office interior products. Its comprehensive portfolio includes a diverse range of partitions, storagewall, office furniture, screens, doors and decorative glass.

The tools in fact to create space dividing solutions to resolve the most challenging of requests.

Contact: Ron Leech 01293 592500

LHT Anodisers provide a high quality service for components used in the systems, construction & other markets. They offer a comprehensive variety of colours, including a new range of three greys. These have been well received and a further lighter grey will be available soon. See web site - www. lhtanodisers. co. uk Qualicoat UK is the national association of Qualicoat in the United Kingdom. Qualicoat is an independently inspected quality label for coatings on architectural aluminium. Qualicoat UK, founded in January 2001, is the latest initiative from the UK powder applicators and manufacturers to promote awareness of the importance of high quality finishing in the architectural industry.

For further information please contact: Qualicoat UK Secretariat at the Aluminium Federation on 0121 456 1103 Reynaers works closely with architects and building contractors all over the world, developing systems and solutions for total facade construction from the design concept to the materials, through to manufacture and installation with the aim of achieving the greatest possible effect technically, aesthetically, economically as well as ecologically.

Tel: 0121 421 1999 E-mail: reynaersltd@reynaers. com www. reynaers. com

Operating from five centres, Bradford, Birmingham, Newport, Basildon and West Lothian, Senior Aluminium Systems plc supplies fabricators with aluminium facade, window and door systems for commercial use and Reale Aluminium for residential markets with the emphasis on customer service and minimum lead times.

Contact: Stephen Wightman Tel: 01274 687207 Fax: 01274 681678 E-mail: enquiry@senioraluminium. co. uk Web: www. senioraluminium. co. uk

SCHUCO International is the leading provider of systems solutions for aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling in the British Construction Industry.

Clients, developers and architects are aware that SCHUCO provides the highest levels of technical expertise and service, along with the ability to meet the demands of today's creative architects. SCHUCO remains the preferred supplier on the majority of prestigious projects.

Tel: 01908 282111 E-mail: info@schueco. com

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