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News from the ACO Group

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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Hans-Julius Ahlmann awarded the World Economy Prize

Juni 2022 - The Kiel Institute for the World Economy awarded the Managing Partner of the ACO Group, Hans Julius Ahlmann, with the World Economy Prize on Sunday, June 19, 2022. This prize is awarded every year to personalities who have made a special contribution to a socially responsible society based on personal responsibility.

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Hans-Julius Ahlmann is awarded the World Economy Prize

Büdelsdorf, 17.06.2022 - The Kiel Institute for the World Economy will award the Managing Partner of the ACO Group, Hans Julius Ahlmann, with the World Economy Prize on Sunday, June 19, 2022. This prize is awarded every year to personalities from politics, business and science who have made a special contribution to a socially responsible society based on personal responsibility.

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ACO presents intelligent environmental technology at IFAT

June 2022 - At the world's leading trade fair for environmental technology in Munich, ACO presented system solutions for sustainable stormwater management in water protection and infrastructure at the beginning of June. National and international visitors came to ACO's 400-square-meter stand to find out about new products in the fields of heavy-duty surfaces, traffic routes and engineering structures, cities and municipalities, stormwater management and water pollution control, and gardening and landscaping under the motto "ACO. we care for water".

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Intelligent technology under asphalt: New logistics area at ACO

May 2022 - ACO inaugurates a new logistics area with state-of-the-art smart technology at its headquarters in Büdelsdorf.

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New perspectives at NordArt

June 2022 - Successful start for NordArt 2022. The international art exhibition on the grounds of the historic iron foundry will be open from June 4 to October 9, 2022. NordArt brings together works by 200 artists from around the world in one of the largest annual exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe. The host and main sponsor at Kunstwerk Carlshütte is the entrepreneurial couple Hans-Julius and Johanna Ahlmann.

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Musto Skiff World Championship 2022

June 2022 - The 11th ACO Musto Skiff World Championship 2022 as part of the Kieler Week provide the ideal setting, to celebrate its 10th anniversary of sponsorship with ACO, the world leader in drainage technology and also the title sponsor of the World Championship. ACO is looking forward to Kiel Week 2022 and wishes all participants every success!

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Consent withheld for merger between drainage specialist BIRCO and the ACO Group

January 14th, 2022 - The German Federal Cartel Offices (Bundeskartellamt) announced their decision not to approve the planned merger between BIRCO GmbH and the ACO Group. In July last year, BIRCO GmbH signed an agreement with the ACO Group to sell 100% of its shares. The merger was planned because both companies wanted to bundle their competences, and jointly offer an even broader product portfolio, and more individual system solutions from a single source.

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ACO Severin Ahlmann GmbH & Co. KG changes company name to ACO Ahlmann SE & Co. KG

December 10th, 2021 - The 75th anniversary of ACO, marks the ceremonial signing of the change of company name: ACO Severin Ahlmann GmbH & Co. KG becomes ACO Ahlmann SE & Co. KG. SE stands for Societas Europaea (European Company), a standardized legal form throughout the EU.

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ACO at inter airport Europe 2021

October 2021 - At the world's leading trade fair for the airport industry, inter airport Europe from 9 to 12 November 2021, everything in Munich will revolve around airport technology and services. The focus of the trade fair, at which ACO will also be represented, is on new technologies and innovations for the modern airport of the future.

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