News from the ACO Group

Postponed NordArt 2020: Greeting from the president of the state parliament

June 2020 - It is already a tradition that the president of the Schleswig-Holstein state parliament, Klaus Schlie, speaks a greeting word at the opening of NordArt every year. So it was especially important to him to address some personal words to the public even in times of pandemic.

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Folding@Home: together against Covid-19

June 2020 - Folding@Home is a project in which people all over the world join forces and make the computing power of both private PCs and company computers available. The whole thing serves the research of various diseases - also Covid-19. Everybody can participate - of course ACO is also part of it.

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Awarded: The Voronoi design-grating

April 2020 - The ACO Voronoi Design received the "Red Dot Product Design 2020" award.

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Major honour for Richard Hill

March 2020 - ACO managing director Richard Hill is to become the spokesman for the building materials supply industry in the United Kingdom as the new chairman of the Builders Merchants Federation, and and will therefore represent our sector well beyond the boundaries of ACO itself.

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Book about world market and technology leaders

February 2020 – "Top performance from the real north", is the subtitle of the book jointly published for the first time by the chambers of industry and commerce in Schleswig-Holstein / Germany. The book provides a cross-section through a range of north German companies which earn the accolade of hidden champions. Our managing partner Iver Ahlmann was personally handed a copy of the book.

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Mega architecture on water

Februrary 2020 - ACO Marine has equipped one of the latest mega yachts on the world's oceans. What makes the architectural masterpiece so special is the glass elements.

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Signing ceremony of the "Contrats de Transition écologique"

January 2020 – ACO France has been the host of the national meaningful signing of „Contrats de Transition écologique (CTE)“, the contract for the ecological transition.

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Disaster control in the Rendsburg Kiel canal tunnel

October 2019 - Up to 50,000 vehicles a day drive through the Rendsburg Kiel Canal tunnel. What happens if an accident takes place?If a road tanker loses its highly inflammable and toxic load? To ensure that even such a scenario does not end up in a disaster, various regulations and rules have to be complied with during the remediation of the tunnel − particularly with respect to the drainage. This is where ACO Water Management supplied a complete solution from the ACO system chain.

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Architects and Planners Day 2019

September 2019 - All over the world, more and more people are moving to cities, therefore living space is running short. This development arises huge challenges regarding infrastructure, quality of living, and sustainability. These aspects were themasized at ACO Architects and Planners Day 2019 on 12th September under the motto "Reconnection of urban spaces". Renowned architects and interested people were invited by ACO to come to Büdelsdorf for discussion, information, and inspiration.

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Two "Stein im Brett" awards for ACO Tiefbau

June 2019 - Once again, ACO Tiefbau has received two ibau „Stein im Brett“ awards. In the categories "Civil engineering" as well as "Surface drainage outdoors", ACO Tiefbau has been voted number one.

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