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New initiatives help McBee employees earn A. O. Smith safety award

7/13/2016

McBee Presidents Safety Thumbnail McBee, S.C.—Coming off a year in which they launched nine new safety initiatives, the employees of the A. O. Smith plant in McBee, S.C. were rewarded for their efforts today by earning the Lloyd B. Smith President’s Safety Award for 2015.

A. O. Smith Corporation declares quarterly dividend

7/11/2016

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— Directors of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.24 per share on the company’s Common Stock and Class A Common Stock.

A. O. Smith to hold second quarter conference call on July 26

7/6/2016

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) will release its second quarter 2016 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, July 26, and has scheduled an investor conference call to follow at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

A. O. Smith upgrades Voltex Hybrid Electric Heat Pump line, earns industry recognition

7/5/2016

Hybrid Electric Heat Pump 50 Gal Ashland City, Tenn. – Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith is upgrading its line of Voltex® Hybrid Electric Heat Pump water heaters for use in all climates, including colder climates and adding a duct kit accessory that enables installation even in limited-space applications.

2016 Jack Birchhill Foundation Award Presented to CBS-58

6/23/2016

UPAF 2016 Jack Birchhill Award Thumbnail Milwaukee, Wis.—In a night when supporters of the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) were swept up into the land of Oz, the A. O. Smith-sponsored Jack Birchhill Foundation Award was given to Milwaukee television station CBS-58 on June 14.

A. O. Smith, The Water Council to sponsor BREW Corporate technology challenge

6/14/2016

Brew Corp AOS Logo Thumbnail Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation and The Water Council are partnering to identify and support entrepreneurs and start-ups developing innovative freshwater technologies through a global technology challenge, BREW Corporate: Powered by A. O. Smith.

A. O. Smith adds 55-gallon atmospheric vent gas model

6/7/2016

Promax Gas Vent thumnbail Ashland City, Tenn. — Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith has launched its newest high-capacity, residential water heater, the Promax® 55-gallon Atmospheric Vent Gas Water Heater.

A. O. Smith reports record sales, strong growth in net earnings

4/27/2016

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.—Water technology company A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE-AOS) today announced record first quarter net earnings of $73.5 million or $.83 per share on record first quarter sales of $636.9 million. First quarter 2015 net earnings were $58.4 million or $.65 per share.

A. O. Smith adds 55-gallon Conservationist commercial model

4/19/2016

55 gallon Conservationist commercial thumbnail Ashland City,Tenn. – Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith will launch its newest high-efficiency commercial water heater, the Commercial Gas Conservationist® BT-60.

A. O. Smith to sponsor Service Award Scholarships

4/13/2016

Scholarships Icon Ashland City, Tenn. – Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith will partner with the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation to create the Charlie Wallace Service Award Scholarship for students in plumbing and HVAC programs.

A. O. Smith declares quarterly dividend

4/11/2016

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis. Directors of A. O. Smith today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.24 per share.

A. O. Smith University sees record enrollment

4/5/2016

AOS University Thumbnail Ashland City, Tenn.— 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.

Mark Petrarca among winners of Milwaukee Business Journal HR Awards

4/2/2016

Mark Petrarca Milwaukee, Wis. —A. O. Smith Senior Vice President Human Resources and Public Affairs, Mark Petrarca, is among the winners of the 2016 Milwaukee Business Journal HR Awards.

A. O. Smith names Peter Martineau chief information officer

4/1/2016

Peter Martineau Thumbnail Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today announced the appointment of Peter R. Martineau as senior vice president-chief information officer.

A. O. Smith to hold first quarter conference call on April 27

3/30/2016

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) will release its first quarter 2016 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, April 27, and has scheduled an investor conference call to follow at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

A. O. Smith joins with Water Council to foster water technology start-ups

3/29/2016

Water Council Logo Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation is one of three Milwaukee-area companies involved in the expansion of the Water Council’s Business, Research, Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin (BREW) water technology accelerator program.

A. O. Smith reveals industry’s most versatile commercial tankless rack system

3/25/2016

Commercial Tankless Rack System Thumbnail Ashland City, Tenn. – A. O. Smith, the industry leader in water heater manufacturing, is unveiling the most versatile commercial tankless rack system on the market.

PHCC scholarships for 2016 now available

3/25/2016

Scholarships Icon Falls Church, Va. — A. O. Smith is one of the companies sponsoring the annual scholarship program offered by the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation Scholarship Program.

Charlotte team wins first-ever C-TPAT Location of the Year Award

3/4/2016

Charlotte CTPAT Award Thumbnail Charlotte, N.C.— A year-long emphasis on continuous improvement and employee training helped A. O. Smith’s Charlotte, N.C., plant to earn the company’s first C-TPAT Location of the Year Award recently.

A. O. Smith names Schmonsky vice president-human resources

3/1/2016

Shawn Schmonsky Thumbnail Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation has named Shawn C. Schmonsky as vice president-human resources for its water heaters businesses in North America, India, and Europe.

A. O. Smith Introduces Common Vent Option for Industry Leading Cyclone Commercial Water Heaters

2/25/2016

Ashland City, Tenn.– Leading water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith is breaking ground in the commercial water heater marketplace with an offering that’s not a water heater.

A. O. Smith names Greene vice president-government and industry affairs

2/22/2016

Josh Greene Thumbnail Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today announced the appointment of Joshua C. Greene as vice president-government and industry affairs.

The Water Council applauds White House for $300 million proposal for water innovation

2/10/2016

Water Council Logo Milwaukee, Wis. – The Water Council commends the President for submitting a budget proposal that directs $300 million toward the development of new solutions that will help address our nation’s challenges with respect to water quality and quantity issues.

A. O. Smith announces record 2015 earnings on nearly eight percent increase in sales

1/29/2016

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.-A. O. Smith Corporation today announced record sales of $2.54 billion and record net earnings of $282.9 million or $3.16 per share.

A. O. Smith Corporation announces 26 percent dividend increase

1/25/2016

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— Directors of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today approved a 26 percent increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend to $.24 per share.

A. O. Smith’s Concentric venting, non-condensing models make tankless water heater replacement a snap

1/20/2016

Tankless ATI 110C-510C Thumbnail Ashland City, Tenn. – Water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith is launching the Simplicity Series of concentric venting, non-condensing tankless water heaters — designed to make installations simple and flexible through a new gas convertible combustion system.

A. O. Smith wins China Top 30 Best Employer award, Top 10 university award

1/19/2016

China 2015 Best Employer Award Thumbnail Nanjing, China — A. O. Smith’s operations in China capped off 2015 by receiving two more best employer awards. The company recently received the “Top 10 China Best Employer Award appealing to university students” and “Top 30 China Best Employer Award.” This is the first time A. O. Smith China won the Top 30 China Best Employer Award and the third consecutive year for the Top 10 China Best Employer Award of appealing to university students.

A. O. Smith to hold fourth quarter conference call on January 29

1/7/2016

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2015 financial results before the market opens on Friday, Jan. 29, and has scheduled an investor conference call to follow at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time).