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News from the ACO Group

Award for ACO with the GaLaBau Innovation Medal

September 2022 - At the expert forum of the leading international trade fair GaLaBau in Nuremberg, the drainage system ACO Drain®Box was awarded the Innovation Medal by the Bundesverband Garten-, Landschafts- und Sportplatzbau e. V. (BGL). The award ceremony was one of the highlights of the trade fair.

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ACO Austria presents new building services at Frauenthal EXPO 2022 in Vienna

September 2022 - At the largest sanitary trade fair in Austria, ACO Austria's building services division presented its new innovations. In addition to hygienic floor drainage, in-line shower channels, lifting systems and pipe systems, ACO showed for the first time the trendy shower channel ACO ShowerDrain S+ in black.

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Alexander Airich becomes Managing Director of ACO Tiefbau

August 2022 - Alexander Airich will take over as Managing Director of the German ACO Tiefbau Vertrieb GmbH on 1 September, succeeding Francesco Vitale. Alexander Airich began his career with the ACO Group in 2008 with an apprenticeship as an industrial clerk and studied business administration with a focus on marketing while working. After holding positions in sales and international product management, he has been Managing Director of the ACO Competence Centre for Rainwater Management and Wastewater Technology in Bürstadt for three years and part of the management team of ACO Tiefbau.

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Sustainable. Diverse. Innovative. - ACO at GaLaBau 2022

August 2022 - Whether urban spaces, private gardens, parks and green spaces or even sports facilities - the future lies in efficient rainwater management that is both functional and aesthetic. In terms of functionality, contemporary drainage systems must fulfill the four fundamental tasks in dealing with rainwater - safe transport, cleaning in compliance with regulations, reliable storage/infiltration and local drainage.

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Cool oases with water: ACO makes cities resistant to heat

August 2022 - Heat waves with temperatures above 30 degrees are a challenge for urban living. In the wake of climate change, the number and intensity of heat days continues to rise and is increasingly becoming a burden on everyday life. Municipalities and urban planners are now faced with the task of implementing climate adaptation measures and providing cool oases in the city.

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New major order: ACO Passavant Detego supplies floor gates for Stuttgart 21

July 2022 - The specialist and market leader for manhole covers in special formats is producing five large floor gates for the emergency exits in the new underground station of the Stuttgart 21 project. The gates are special designs and will be manufactured at the ACO site in Mülheim-Kärlich.

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SHMF festival summer: concerts and public rehearsals at ACO

July 2022 - In the coming weeks, visitors to Büdelsdorf can once again experience a musical journey through different countries and centuries. The international SHMF Festival Orchestra will rehearse in public at the ACO Thormannhalle and the Carlshütte artwork will also become a concert hall.

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Innovation award for smart water storage by ACO student team

July 2022 - In the "Cross Innovation Class" competition organized by Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft, ACO won the jury prize together with a team of students. The six-member team developed an intelligent solution for the city of the future: a digitally controlled rainwater storage tank with a water dispenser that can be used by the public.

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Federal youth orchestra as peace ambassadors in the ACO Thormannhalle

June 2022 - Kick-off of the concert tour on Saturday, July 2 at the ACO Thormannhalle in Rendsburg-Büdelsdorf. The young musical talents of the Federal Youth Orchestra travel as cultural ambassadors of Germany to all parts of the world and inspire their audiences. Now the 14 to 19 year-old musicians are on tour in their own country as ambassadors for peace. Together with the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, they will play three benefit concerts in July under the motto "United for the future" to support young musicians from Ukraine who have fled.

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Musto Skiff World Championship 2022

June 2022 - The sailing competitions at Kiel Week promise excitement and spectacular maneuvers. The Musto Skiff World Championship, which will be held for the first time this year from June 22 to 26 as part of Kieler Woche in Kiel-Schilksee, will be particularly fast-paced. Iver Ahlmann, managing partner of ACO, has been an enthusiastic Musto Skiff sailor himself for 15 years and will be taking part in the World Championship. ACO is also appearing as a sponsor of Kiel Week for the first time this year. ACO has been the main sponsor of the Musto Skiff World Championship for ten years.

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