Diversification 1964-1979

Veldhoven Plant1972: Water heater division opens its first European operation in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Originally a sales office serving Europe and the Middle East, the facility expanded to include assembly and eventually fabrication.

A. O. Smith 100th Year Anniversary1974: A. O. Smith’s 100th anniversary.

Conservationist Line 1974 1974: Introduction of the Conservationist line of residential water heaters.