28 Nov: To renew or optimize my installation?

To renew or optimize my installation? If you are the owner of a refrigeration system, you have probably been thinking for a while about what to do: renew it or optimize it?

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23 Nov: A total success at the Climatización y Refrigeración Fair 2023

C&R 2023 took place at IFEMA exhibition center in Madrid, from November 14 to 17. AKO had the honor of participating again in this event, with great results.

10 Oct: Fruit Attraction 2023!

In AKO, we have had the pleasure of participating for the first time in Fresh Food Logistics as part of Fruit Attraction 2023 during the days 3rd, 4th, and 5th of October.

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31 Mar: Collaboration with ESADE

Within the framework of the MSc in Digital Business organised by one of the leading business schools in Europe, ESADE, our company is one of the companies collaborating in the development of the Digital Lab…

10 Mar: AKO training seminar in Cool Concept Technical Services office in Ajman

The main objective of this training was to demonstrate to the Cool Concept Sales Managers and Sales Technicians the use of industrial cooling technologies and the principles with the high added value and reliability…

08 Mar: International women’s day March 8

“Digitall: Innovation and technology for gender equality”, is the slogan with which the UN this year honours and recognises that all women and girls across the globe have the right to access a digital education.

23 Feb: Collaboration with our local Partner REITECH

We would like to thank the whole Team of our partner REITECH as well as all visitors for their presence at the great event of the Asian Refrigeration Market, Super Market Trade Show in Japan.

12 Dec: Control solutions to the HASTE

Our Product Manager, Jose Luis Lucena, presented our control solutions to the HASTE sales team, our distributor in the Middle East.
AKO devices extend their benefits to the entire refrigeration process, guaranteeing a safer and more efficient cold chain.

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01 Dec: Digitisation Award for our IoT and BIG DATA Cold Chain Monitoring project

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the journal Logística Profesional, the presentation of the Awards for Efficiency, Sustainability Innovation and CSR in Logistics 2022 was held in Madrid, where we were honoured with the Digitisation Award.

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16 Sep: AKO will be present in a new edition of CHILLVENTA

The Spanish company specialising in Refrigeration will be once again in its stand 5-330, hall 5 in this new edition of Chillventa 2022 that will be held from 11 to 13 of October, in Nüremberg (Germany). A renowned international event where AKO will present its latest innovations.

05 Aug: Promote energy savings and efficiency in refrigeration systems

On average a supermarket spends 80,000 Euro per year on energy used for refrigeration… therefore, considering we have 23,000 supermarkets registered in Spain, the savings potential is more than 275 Million Euro EACH YEAR, EVERY YEAR…only in the supermarkets sector.

07 Jun: World Food Safety Day

Since 2019 we have been celebrating today, World Food Safety Day. Food safety is key to achieving several of the Sustainable Development Goals. Food Safety has a critical role in assuring that food stays safe at every stage of the food chain.

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24 May: Technical conference “Efficiency and monitoring of the cold chain”

We showed our latest solutions to professionals in the refrigeration area, in VENTEC S.A. our distributor in Casablanca (Morocco).

12 May: The ALTARAZ & AKO Group booth closes its doors having surpassed all expectations at Aclima 2022

The ALTARAZ & AKO Group booth closes its doors having surpassed all expectations at Aclima 2022, which has taken place in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

06 May: AKO visited the company along with HARDI

A big thank you for the workshop held at Neuco, Inc. facilities. We visited the company along with HARDI and we were able to know its wide expertise and its sales approach added to its logistics and inventory management.

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27 Apr: AKO participates at ANUGA FOODTEC 2022

27 April 2022 AKO is part of the ensemble of more than 1,700 exhibitors from more than 154 countries, meeting at ANUGA FOODTEC 2022, one of the leading international trade fairs, to stay abreast of what is new in the food and beverages market.

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22 Apr: Happy earth world day

There are powerful ways you could celebrate Earth Day 2022, the way we generate energy has a big impact on our planet. At AKO Group we are taking part in making our world a healthier place to live, adopting energy-saving measures and helping protect the planet.

28 Mar: AKO Group y Vidal Automatización y Control SL

AKO Group and VIDAL AUTOMATIZACION Y CONTROL SL, have reached an agreement to establish a Strategic Alliance with the aim of leading the development, manufacture and sale of control panels for the Industrial and Commercial Cooling market.

25 Mar: AKO Group celebrates world refrigeration day vaccination

Why is it important to maintain cold chains in different sectors such as food and health?
This year, we celebrate World Refrigeration Day in a mass vaccination scenario, where industrial refrigeration is key.

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24 Nov: AKO participates in the first edition of FOOD 4 FUTURE EXPO FOODTECH 2021

The first edition of the FOOD 4 FUTURE EXPO FOODTECH 2021 was held in June. This event will mark a turning point in the food industry.

16 Oct: World Food Day 2021

The food we choose and the way we produce, prepare, cook and store and keep it makes us an integral and active part of the way in which an agri-food system works. Temperature is key to ensure the freshness of perishable products, food supplies and product care.

The COVID19 pandemic has highlighted the fragility of our societies: with the increase in food insecurity and inequality between people.

06 Oct: How to keep indoor air quality AKO

Preserve the optimal quality of the closed area, there are public or private people, such as schools, geriatric centers, pharmacies, cinemas… from the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) which is nothing more than the gas that is emitted at this time of the exhalation when we breathe

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21 Sep: AKO Group reunion

AKO Group has held its annual meeting under the slogan ‘Reunion’. This meeting is particularly significant this time around, as it has been two years since the last company-wide meeting.
The main objective of these meetings is to foster personal and professional relationships among the entire AKO Group team.

07 Sep: International day of clean air

Celebrating the first year of the ‘Healthy Air, Healthy Planet’ World Day by joining the global call to come together and take action for an atmosphere free of pollution and polluting gases.

07 May: Case study: Air quality monitoring in schools

The Collbaix School has been the first center to incorporate AKOGASNDIR, a CO2 sensor that helps to ensure a safe and reliable environment reducing the spread of contagion and, therefore, the environmental quality.

07 Apr: AKO Group is one of the many international companies attending the Mostra Digital 2021 event that will be held from April, 8th to 16th

Videos, webinars, digital trade fair stand, all in innovative and informative offers and ideas to provide you with valuable developments and solutions at this digital exhibition.

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09 Mar: World Energy Efficiency Day

Engineering, like so many other sectors, can and must collaborate in our society’s sustainable development. To this end, technological advances such as the cold chain and the automation of agricultural processes have helped produce more and more food with fewer energy and material resources since their introduction.

09 Mar: World Day of Engineering for Sustainable Development

At this point, only a very few may be surprised by the need to promote a change in the development and consumption model we are immersed in as a species due to the enormous impact that our activity is generating on the world.

08 Mar: International Women’s Day

Today, International Women’s Day, we applaud the women who contributed to gender equality and to whom we should be grateful for contributing to a fight that we are still maintaining.

02 Feb: What is the relationship between carbon dioxide and COVID-19 transmission?

With the AKOGAS NDIR CO2 gas sensor, we help to ensure a safe and reliable environment, reducing the ability of the coronavirus to spread.


Casa d’Empara has implemented an IoT environmental monitoring solution from AKO as a security measure.

22 Dec: We regret to report the loss of our colleague and friend Xavier Palomino

After several months fighting his illness, we regret to announce our colleague and friend Xavier Palomino´s loss.
Xavier joined AKO in 2008 and from then until now his personality and human warmth have left a significant mark on all of us.
In this fatal period, Xavier has been an inspiration and an example teaching us to value the most precious thing we have.

We will never forget you!

04 Nov: ENCE put once again its trust in MES Engineered Solutions by AKO to develop two important projects in 2015

MES Engineered Solutions by AKO has been awarded two large projects in the cellulose sector driven by Ence Energía y Celulosa, the European leader in renewable energy production from forest biomass.

15 Jun: Comfort and well-being of people for the CLIMATE of the establishments

Controlling the environmental temperature and humidity conditions in buildings and establishments has never been so important and fundamental to safeguarding people’s comfort and well-being.

Therefore, it is not only essential to monitor the air conditions inside buildings, but also to analyse them and generate indicators to report on environmental quality. This will make it possible to maximise the comfort and health of people inside buildings.

22 May: AKO has donated more than €30,000 worth of electronic equipment to the key industries of this pandemic: Healthcare and Hospitality

AKO, a company which designs, manufactures and markets electronic equipment and solutions to preserve and secure the cold chain in cooling systems, has joined the AQUÍ D’AQUÍ initiative, launched by the FEGP – Federació Empresarial del Gran Penedès (Business Federation of the Gran Penedès), which promotes local economic development.

08 Apr: AKO always close to you

Four weeks after the state of emergency was declared, we express our most sincere solidarity with all those people who commute to their workplaces every day or are working from their homes. We renew our firm commitment to contribute, to the extent possible from our position, to mitigating and reducing as much as possible the negative impact of the health crisis caused by the inexorable spread of COVID-19.

During these difficult times, AKO Group would like to send out a message of hope and let you know that we will experience this Easter from a different perspective, but without a doubt, it will be the first step towards going back to our everyday lives.

01 Apr: At AKO, we ensure our production and capacity to supply material offering service to all essential activities for the whole society

In accordance with the new provisions established in the Royal Decree-Law 10/2020, dated 29 March, and regarding the extraordinary measures taken due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, we hereby inform you that AKO continues its operations, committed to ensure the health and well-being of employees, clients, and providers, and meeting the needs of the cooling sector.

11 Mar: AKO Group renews collaboration ties with IRTA

On February 12 at the AKO Group premises the agreement, signed two years ago with the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA), was renewed.

04 Mar: CLIMATE ACTION, a key objective of AKO Group’s sustainable development engineering

AKO Group joins the initiative to help promote commitment to today’s communities and the environment, as part of the first year of the UNESCO World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development, and to underline the ways that engineering coupled with technology have helped to meet the UN’s sustainable development goals.

The AKO Group is specifically focusing its knowledge of more than 40 years and its resources (40% of its staff are engineers) to fulfil goal no. 13 “Climate Action”.

02 Dec: How to promote the role of women in the business world?

AKO Group has been present at the V Congress of “Dones d’Empresa” (Business Women) that has brought together more than 150 businesswomen and managers from the area where the company’s headquarters are located.

07 Nov: AKODATA IoT: The 4.0 revolution that directly impacts the Food Retail and Horeca business

There are usually two types of challenges—arising from two different sources—in the management of refrigerated or frozen assets within the Food Retail or Horeca sector, but both have the same effect:

15 Oct: AKODATA NB-IoT: Example of Application in Food Retail

Avoid waste and costs in the conservation of products stored with AKODATA IoT temperature and humidity probes for commercial refrigeration

30 Sep: What is the best refrigeration equipment solution for my establishment?

In Spain there are approximately 20,000 Food Retail establishments, and only one sixth of that number are larger than 1,000m2.

26 Sep: Presentation by AKO solutions at the International Congress of Refrigeration ICR 2019

AKO took part in the 25th International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR 2019) held at the Palais de Congrès in Montreal from 24th to 30th August. In gave various presentations, showcasing its most cutting-edge solutions which provide solutions in key areas of commercial refrigeration, such as food safety and energy efficiency.

05 Aug: AKO commits to young talent through partnership agreements with training centres

The company has signed training agreements with various higher education institutions

05 Aug: AKO at the summit of Refrigeration

The AKO Group has the privilege of attending and participating in the International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR 2019), which takes place at the Palais de Congrès de Montreal from 24 to 30 August.

30 Jul: AKODATA NB-IoT: Horeca Application Example

In 2018, there were almost 280,000 restaurants (1), and 17,000 hotels (2) in Spain. The vast majority of these establishments do not have any system for the remote management or remote monitoring of temperatures in the food stored in their cold room stores and refrigerators food worth several thousand euros for restaurants, on average, and which, for hotels, is worth tens of thousands of euros.

02 Apr: AKO was present at the latest edition of the International HVAC & R Exhibition in Madrid, which garnered great success

The company wishes to thank the numerous visitors who showed interest in its solutions and visited its stand.

14 Jan: The revolution in Cold Room Control, Monitoring and Regulation

AKO introduces the most advanced and intuitive cold room controller in the refrigeration market: AKOCORE ADVANCE®.

14 Jan: Keeping gas in installations: the simplest, most profitable solution

Despite the slight drop in the price of HFCs in the past few days, Refrigerant Gas continues to be worth its weight in GOLD. As we all well know, the refrigeration sector is experiencing a difficult situation, due to the current refrigerant gas scenario.