• Since 1996 the A. O. Smith Foundation has been a supporter of Carroll University located in the heart of Waukesha, Wis. Carroll, often called Wisconsin's pioneer college, is the oldest four-year institution of higher education in the state.
  • For more than a year, A. O. Smith, the largest water heater manufacturer in the world, has been webcasting live and recorded training classes for plumbing contractors as part of the company’s new training initiative called A. O. Smith University.
  • One of the emerging trends in the water heating industry is the growing demand for products that are easier and more cost-efficient to install. The trend is being driven by time-pressured contractors, ever-more-challenging installation environments, and rapidly evolving product technology especially in the high-efficiency commercial segment of the business.
  • A. O. Smith has a long history of bringing on young engineers and training them through their co-op program. This history dates back to the 1950’s and has seen college-age engineers work their way up the ladder, even all the way to the executive level.

Welcome to A. O. Smith Corporation

Everybody loves a hot shower. We all appreciate the convenience of clean clothes and dishes. And what can be more enjoyable than a relaxing dip in a hot tub or whirlpool? There's nothing like hot water, and one company has been delivering the world's hot water for more than 70 years...A. O. Smith. But today's A. O. Smith is about more than hot water. We recently entered the water purification industry to deliver clean water to consumers in China and other fast-growing parts of the world. It's all about water, and A. O. Smith has a singular focus on becoming a global leader in water technology.

Calling all entreprenuers

A. O. Smith and The Water Council have partnered to identify and support entrepreneurs and start-ups developing innovative freshwater technologies through a global technology challenge, BREW Corporate: Powered by A. O. Smith. An entrepreneur or start-up must complete an online application that requests basic information about the business, the problem/issue being addressed, and details regarding the company’s stage of technology, core competencies and competitiveness. The deadline for entries is 11:59 pm CDT on July 20.

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