Building Drainage

ACO sponsors EHEDG World Congress 2018

ACO is proud to be a Gold sponsor of the EHEDG World Congress 2018.  Being held at the ExCel exhibition centre in London on 21 and 22 November, the EHEDG World Congress on Hygienic Engineering & Design is the flagship event of the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) and takes place every two years at different locations worldwide.

ACO’s Gold Sponsorship reflects the company’s commitment to EHEDG and to the promotion of hygienic engineering and design in the food and beverage industry.  ACO was the first drainage manufacturer to become a member of EHEDG. It played a key role in the foundation of EHEDG Regional Sections in the UK and Ireland, in China, in Czech Republic and in Romania, and is currently helping to establish a regional section in Australia. Read more

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Andy Buchan, Divisional Managing Director, ACO UK & Ireland

A member of the Executive Committee for EHEDG UK and Ireland, Andy Buchan is an expert in hygienically designed drainage in food and beverage manufacturing environments. 

Delivering a Congress presentation on the important role hygienically designed drainage has to play when it comes to mitigating hygiene risks in the food and drinks processing environment, Andy has more than 20 years’ experience in drainage and has worked in the UK, USA and Europe.

Michal Backovsky, Head of Business Development, ACO Group

Michal Backovsky is ACO’s Head of Business Development and is also a new member of EHEDG’s  sub-committee for Regional Development.

Michal plays a key role in helping EHEDG to promote and implement hygienic design principles via its relationship with ACO Group worldwide.

Brett Ira, Head of the Commercial Department, ACO Group

As Head of ACO Group’s Commercial Team, Brett Ira works directly with and supports the food and beverage market globally. 

Brett helps organisations fully understand the importance of specifying hygienically designed drainage and provides specification guidance which enables companies to apply best practice hygienic design principles in their facilities worldwide.

Jan Václav, Business Support Account Manager, ACO Group

Jan Václav works across Western Europe in his role as Business Support Account Manager.

Jan will be on-stand to provide project-specific guidance regarding the application of hygienic design in drainage and to advise on future requirements for the food and beverage industry.

Kevin O’Connell, Business Support Account Manager, ACO Group

Kevin O O’Connell is ACO’s Business Support Account Manager for the LatAm region.

Kevin will be on-stand to provide project-specific guidance and expert advice regarding the specification of hygienically designed drainage in the food and beverage industry. 

Jan Grznár, Product Manager, ACO Group

In his role as a Product Manager, Jan Grznár is responsible for helping food and beverage manufacturers to apply EHEDG best practice design principles via ACO’s portfolio of industrial drainage products.