News from the ACO Group

100th birthday of Udo Passavant

We very warmly congratulate an important personality in ACO's history on his anniversary. The former head of Passavant-Werke, the cornerstone of today's ACO Passavant Guss GmbH.

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Digital tours across the NordArt

January 2021 - Due to the Corona pandemic, NordArt 2020, which normally takes place annually on the ACO grounds, had to be postponed. To shorten the waiting time until next summer, the largest exhibition of contemporary art in Europe can now be experienced from home - in the form of "digital tours".

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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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Walking on water? No problem with the climate tiles!

June 2020 - Drainage technology has to face special challenges in the light of the increasing number of paved surfaces in cities, and the rise in the frequency of heavy rain showers. ACO is a partner in the innovative "Climate Tile" development project which enables water to be drained off via the paved surfaces of footpaths.

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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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