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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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20 Jan: CASA D’ EMPARA, INNOVATION, TRADITION AND CARE FOR ITS USERS AND WORKERS

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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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.

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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:

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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

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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.

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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.

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

The company has signed training agreements with various higher education institutions

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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®.

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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.

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03 Jul: When and Where a gas leak occurs in refrigeration installations

Identifying when and where a leak occurs in refrigeration installations is key to reducing direct costs in refrigerant gas leaks and to optimizing maintenance costs.

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07 Jun: AKO was present at the Chillventa Worldwide Refrigeration event in Nuremberg

The Spanish company specialising in Commercial and Industrial Refrigeration presented their stand 5-142 in hall 5 at the Chillventa Trade Fair 2016; a renowned international event during which companies present the latest innovations in sustainable energy and leading research initiatives aimed at temperature control and regulation for the Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration Industry.

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06 Jun: AKO is among the numerous international companies participating in the latest edition of AHR Expo México

AKO, a company with a consolidated position on the Mexican market, will be once again be present during the latest edition of AHR Expo México 2016 which will take place in Monterrey on 20, 21 and 22 September.

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02 May: AKO received the “Innovation” Award

AKO received the “Innovation” award from the Director General of the Ministry of Industry, Àngels Chacón, and the President of the FEGP (Gran Penedès Enterprise Foundation) Martí Sistané, during the Nit d’Empresa 2018 ceremony which was held at the iconic renaissance style 19th-century town house, Finca Mas Solers, in St. Pere de Ribes, Barcelona.

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22 Jul: AKO closes its 2016 annual convention with the whole team’s participation

The annual company convention was held on July the 14th and 15th, basing the whole event on trusting the members of the team, from the product and process training seminars to the leisure activity the whole team enjoyed.

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10 Jun: AKO held technical training with over 850 future professionals in the Refrigeration sector from Rabat

AKO held technical training seminars in the “Complexe de Formation Profesionelele-Hay” vocational training centre in the town of Nahda (Rabat), with over 5000 students where 3 professional training cycle seminars were given on Refrigeration, which were attended by over 850 people.

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26 May: AKO at the first edition of the Targul Frigotehnistului Fair held in Romania

AKO meets expectations at the first edition of the Targul Frigotehnistului Fair held in Romania

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24 May: AKO, researching Refrigeration market needs

The company is investing in the future of Refrigeration at its Cold Experimentation Room

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29 Mar: AKO’s online sales outlet offers second-hand products for Spanish industry professionals

The company continues to invest in the future and uses new technologies to improve service to its customers

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23 Nov: The AKO universal fluorinated gas sensors detect new types of gases in accordance with the European Standard EN 378

The manufacturer ensures compliance with current legislation for the European refrigeration systems on which its safety devices are installed.