News from the ACO Group

ACO at inter airport europe 2021

April 2021 - As a leading manufacturer in the fields of surface drainage, stormwater treatment, ground water protection and manhole covers, ACO will be at the leading international trade fair for the airport industry, inter airport europe in Munich from 9 to 12 November 2021. As part of the digital kick-off event "inter airport CONNECT" on 20 and 21 April 2021, our ACO experts will be available to the international airport community as contacts in advance.

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Awarded: The Voronoi design-grating

April 2021 - Our grate Voronoi was awarded for the third time in 2021 for its extraordinary design. The pattern is based on natural structures, which also inspire art and architecture.

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100th birthday of Udo Passavant

March 2021- 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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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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