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News from the ACO Group

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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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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NordArt 2019

June 2019 - For the 21st time, NordArt - one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe - presents images and sculptures, photographs and installations by 200 selected artists from around the world. Every year, it takes place at the ACO headquarters in Büdelsdorf, on the grounds of the former iron foundry Carlshütte. The country focus will be on France this year.

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New logistics hall for ACO Czech Republic

May 2019 - ACO in Přibyslav (Czech Republic) has got a new logistics centre. The approx. 600 employees as well as the Ahlmann family, the ACO Steering Committee, and various prominent guests participated in the opening ceremony of the 4,000 sqm large warehouse.

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