Status: Delegated
Type: Community/Brand TLD

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.aco is a Community Priority Application and Brand TLD delegated to the Root Zone in ICANN's New gTLD Program on 27 August 2015. ACO Severin Ahlmann GmbH & Co. KG manages the registry, with back-end services provided by Afilias[1]

ACO Severin Ahlmann GmbH & Co. KG,[2]is a "leader in drainage technology with a 2010 turnover of over US $670 million. The family-owned company headquartered in Rendsburg⁄Büdelsdorf, Germany, was founded in 1946... The major innovation strength of ACO is built on intense research and development, and its technical expertise in processing polymer concrete, plastic, cast iron, stainless steel and reinforced concrete. The duration of the company is not restricted to a certain period...Today a total of 94 fully owned affiliates in more than 40 countries exist, covering all five continents. The ACO community consists of 3800 employees worldwide."

The TLD will be a closed TLD as registration will be restricted for its own use. [3]


  1. Delegated Strings
  2. Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings
  3. Application 1-1026-17004. Retrieved 15 November 2012