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Hydro Profile Academy

The knowledge of aluminium and profile construction is still low compared to more traditional materials. That is why we have established the Profile Academy, an education that enhances competence and increases the competitiveness of companies and designers.

Peter Hedman posing with milling machine

For two days you have the opportunity to meet our experts who are holding a course on design possibilities with aluminium profiles. We also make factory visits where we get to see the profiles extruded, anodized and processed. Our goal is to convey a deeper knowledge of aluminium and its applications as well as new applications.

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Profile Academy facts

  • The first Profile Academy was conducted at Sapa in Vetlanda in 1994.
  • Over 2000 participants in Vetlanda since the start.
  • Profile Academies are now conducted at many of Hydros
    devices around the world; Norway, Denmark, England, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, USA, Canada, China, etc.

Due to the Corona virus, the Profile Academy is postponed until spring 2022. We will post new dates during autumn/winter.

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Previous participants about the course

"The Profile Academy covers a broad area. This provided me with an excellent basis for further development in subjects that are necessary in the automobile industry. I see now that the material and the construction methods offer excellent opportunities."

"My visit to the Profile Academy provided me with an interesting view on the options in constructing aluminium profiles. The course covered the technique and also provided me with a number of ideas for applications. I learned so much."

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