Standards, Accreditations, Memberships and Partnerships
Portfolio compliance details

BS EN 12056

Specification for unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (PVCu) pipes and plastic fittings.

Standards

ACO KerbDrain and ACO RoadDrain carry the BSI Kitemark

BS EN 1433:2002

Drainage channels for vehicular and pedestrian areas. This standard specifies definitions, classes, design and testing requirements, marking and quality control for drainage channels.

Most ranges of ACO channel drainage systems are CE marked with certificates of conformity to BS EN 1433. Some channel system are currently being assessed and tested.

BS EN 124:1994

Gully tops and manhole tops for vehicular and pedestrian areas. This standard establishes definitions, classes, materials, design and testing requirements, marking and quality control for gully tops and manhole top

BS 4660: 2000

Specification for unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (PVCu) pipes and plastic fittings.

BS EN 752

Drain and sewer systems outside buildings
The Highways Agency manual of contract documents for highway works: Volume 1 Specification for Highway Works clauses 516 and 517.

 

Clause 516

Combined drainage and kerb systems

Clause 517

Linear drainage channel systems
Building regulations Part M for England and Wales and Scottish Building Standards Section 3 & 4 For disabled access to buildings

Accreditations

BS EN ISO 14001:2004
ACO Technologies plc has been certificated and registered by BSI to operate an Environmental Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 14001:2004
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BS EN ISO 9001:2008
ACO Technologies plc has been certificated and registered by BSI to operate a quality management system which complies with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2000
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BS OHSAS 18001:2007
ACO Technologies plc has been certificated and registered by BSI to operate an Occupational Health and Safety Management System which complies with the requirements of OHSAS 18001:2007
Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation. ACO Technologies have been awarded this accolade twice, In 2001 for ACO KerbDrain and in 2006 for ACO Qmax.
The Carbon Trust Standard is a mark of excellence that has been awarded to ACO Technologies in recognition of measuring, managing and reducing our carbon emissions.

Membership and Partnerships

ACO Technologies plc is an Affiliate Member of the British Association of Landscape Industries
ACO Technologies plc are members of BASEA (British Airport Service & Equipment Association)
ACO Technologies plc is a member of the British Aviation Group (BAG)
ACO Technologies plc is an Ambassador for Bedfordshire Business.
The Builders Merchant Federation (BMF) provides Builders Merchants with the support and advice needed to run their business in a competitive environment. ACO hold a suppliers and manufacturers membership
ACO Technologies plc is a member of the Confederation of British Industries
ACO technologies plc is a corporate partner of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation
ACO Technologies plc is an Affiliate Member of the Construction Products Association.
ACO together with Atkins and Oxfordshire County Council provided a Sustainable Drainage scheme for a modern housing estate built on a flood plain, the Henry Box site. This case study was profiled as a successful demonstration in Constructing Excellence.
ACO are a member of the Construction CPD Certification Service. The Construction CPD certification service assists in the dissemination of high quality, independently certified, continuing personal/professional development (CPD).
ACO Technologies plc is a Patron of CRASH (the construction and property industry’s charity for homeless people)
ACO are registered under the Rail Industry Supplier Qualification and Registration Scheme for Civil Engineering - Supply of Materials, Drainage products (inc. Environmental Protection products
NBS is the Architectural standard specification and ACO products are fully detailed in the NBS plus section.
ACO Technologies plc is a member of the Society of British Water and Wastewater Industries
ACO are partners of the susdrain project, an exciting new community for sharing information on the delivery of sustainable drainage.
www.susdrain.org
ACO Technologies plc is a member of the UK Rainwater Harvesting  Association
ACO Technologies plc is a partner of the WTL (Water Technology List)
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