About ACO Marine

Who we are

Part of the US$1 billion German ACO Group, ACO Marine has a committed sales and service network operating worldwide.

What we do

ACO Marine’s industry debut came more than twelve years ago with a patented range of grease separators that now claim a 75% share of the cruise market. With other products including bespoke piping systems, specialist stainless steel tanks and scupper/channel drainage components, ACO Marine provides turnkey new build and retrofit solutions for all marine applications.

Where we are

With sales offices throughout the world and 30 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

Environmental and operational compliance is ensured by use of only the latest technologies fully developed in-house. Working closely with our customers at the outset from first design concept, through to handover and in-service support for the life of the equipment, ACO Marine adopts a true ‘cradle to grave’ philosophy.

Ongoing research and development programmes strive not only to simplify and improve existing products and technologies, but also to introduce additional new products and services to our expanding portfolio to ensure an optimised service to our customers.

ACO Marine is a recognised single source supplier for all marine wastewater management requirements.


ACO at a glance

  • 1946 Company founded by Josef-Severin Ahlmann
  • 5.000 employees in over 40 countries (Europe, America, Asia, Australia)
  • 30 production sites in 15 countries
  • Turnover 2018: 910 million USD

ACO. creating the future of drainage

The ACO Group is one of the world market leaders in drainage technology. Climate change brings us face to face with challenges to respond to new environmental influences by developing innovative solutions. With its integrated approach, ACO stands for professional drainage, economical cleaning, and the controlled release and reuse of water.

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