Focus on Water Technology 2010-2014


India Water Heaters2010: A. O. Smith opens a 76,000 square foot residential water heater manufacturing plant in Bangalore. The facility also will serve as the headquarters for A. O. Smith operations in India.
Takagi Tankless 2010 Thumbnail2010: A. O. Smith and Takagi Industrial Company enter into agreement under which A. O. Smith would acquire Takagi’s North American operations as part of a joint venture to market and manufacture tankless water heaters in North America. 
Water2011: A. O. Smith embarks on strategy to become a leading global water technology company. Company sells its electric motor business to Regal Beloit Corporation. 
Lochinvar Boiler 2011: A. O. Smith acquires Lochinvar Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high efficiency condensing residential and commercial boilers for hot water and hydronic heating applications. 
Global Water Center 2013 Thumbnail2013: Executive Chairman Paul Jones (second from right), a co-founder of the Milwaukee Water Council, takes part in the grand opening of the Water Council’s new Global Water Center.  A. O. Smith has a global water treatment lab on the first floor of the Global Water Center, where engineers conduct controlled testing on water treatment products sold in China, India, and Turkey.
A. O. Smith 140th Anniversary2014: A. O. Smith celebrates 140 years of Integrity, Innovation, and Customer Satisfaction with celebrations at many of its facilities around the globe.