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About ACO

Who we are

ACO is the established leader in providing drainage systems for the food service industry. Each drainage system is designed to provide maximum reliability, longevity and durability while preventing hygienic issues that can put your facility at risk. More than 70 years of drainage experience makes ACO the world-class supplier of drainage systems.

What we do

ACO drainage and grease separation systems are designed around the three most important topics for the food service industry: food safety, cost management and health & safety. We design our products to drain processed wastewater hygienically and economically, exceeding the high standards established by the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG).

Where we are

With sales offices throughout the world and 40 modern production sites situated throughout all continents, we are fully conversant with international standards and also work extensively with key industry bodies to stay ahead of the head when it comes to creating the most modern systems available.

Why choose us

We work hand-in-hand with commercial kitchen specialists and designers to create systems suited specifically to their needs. When using ACO drainage systems you can expect optimal top performance, design with emphasis on hygienic performance, and the highest level of confidence that you are using the best drainage system on the market.

ACO at a glance

  • 1946 Company founded by Josef-Severin Ahlmann
  • 5.300 employees in more than 50 countries (Europe, America, Asia, Australia)
  • 40 production sites in 20 countries
  • Sales 2022: EUR 1.15 billion