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A. O. Smith announces Rajendra to become executive chairman, Wheeler named president and chief executive officer

7/11/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) Board of Directors today announced Ajita G. Rajendra will transition from chairman and chief executive officer to executive chairman of the corporation, effective Sept. 1, at which time, Kevin J. Wheeler will assume the role of president and chief executive officer.

A. O. Smith declares quarterly dividend

7/9/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— Directors of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.18 per share on the company’s Common Stock and Class A Common Stock.

A. O. Smith to hold second quarter conference call on July 25

7/2/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) will release its second quarter 2018 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, July 25 and has scheduled an investor conference call to follow at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

A. O. Smith names DasGupta senior vice president-international

6/1/2018

DasGupta Thumnbail Milwaukee, Wis.—Global water technology company A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) announced today it has named Aninda DasGupta senior vice president-international. DasGupta will also serve as chairman and president of A. O. Smith Holdings (Barbados) SRL, located in Hong Kong SAR.

Small, but mighty: A. O. Smith adds ProLine® Specialty Point-of-Use Water Heaters

5/1/2018

ProLine Electric Water Heater Ashland City, Tenn. – A. O. Smith, a leading water heater manufacturer, has enhanced and expanded its popular commercial-grade ProLine® family with three specialty electric water heaters for low-demand, point-of-use applications, such as office lavatories, handwashing stations, emergency stations, RVs and more.

A. O. Smith reports double digit earnings growth on record first quarter sales

4/25/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today announced net earnings of $98.8 million or $0.57 per share on record sales of $788.0 million for the first quarter of 2018.

A. O. Smith to become primary water treatment brand at Lowe’s

4/16/2018

Lowes Logo Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation today announced it has been selected as the primary supplier of residential water treatment products for all Lowe’s U.S. home improvement stores.

A. O. Smith declares quarterly dividend

4/9/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— Directors of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.18 per share on the company’s Common Stock and Class A Common Stock.

A. O. Smith to hold first quarter conference call on April 25

4/5/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) will release its first quarter 2018 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, April 25 and has scheduled an investor conference call to follow at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

A. O. Smith iCOMM provides industry-leading connectivity, remote monitoring for commercial hot water systems

4/3/2018

AO Smith iComm Ashland City, Tenn. – A. O. Smith, the leading manufacturer of hot water systems for homes and businesses, has launched the new iCOMM Connectivity Platform, breaking down old barriers surrounding remote monitoring and placing control firmly in the hands of commercial plumbing contractors and facility managers.

Winsupply names A. O. Smith plumbing vendor of year

3/28/2018

Winsupply Logo Milwaukee, Wisc. — When A. O. Smith received the Winsupply 2017 Vendor of the Year Award in the Finished Plumbing category on March 13, it was more like receiving 600 individual awards.

A. O. Smith names Karge president-North America water treatment

3/22/2018

D Samuel Karge Thumbnail Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation today announced that D. Samuel Karge has been named president of the newly created North America water treatment business unit.

A. O. Smith to close Renton commercial water heater plant

3/21/2018

AO Smith Logo 120 x 240 Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation today announced it will discontinue manufacturing at its Renton, Wash., commercial water heater plant effective June 15.

Barb VanderMolen, A. O. Smith vice president-finance, receiving recognition with a Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award

3/8/2018

Barb VanderMolen Milwaukee, Wisc.—Barbara L. VanderMolen, A. O. Smith vice president-finance for North America Water Heaters, will be recognized by The Manufacturing Institute with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award on April 10. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to the C suite.

Company begins water heater, water purifier distribution in Nepal

3/1/2018

Nepal Grand Opening Thumbnail A. O. Smith now has representation in Nepal, providing A. O. Smith branded water heaters and water purifiers.

A. O. Smith achieves record sales of $3 billion in 2017

1/30/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE-AOS) today announced record sales of $3.0 billion and net earnings of $296.5 million, which included estimated charges of $81.8 million associated with the U.S. Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (U.S. Tax Reform).

A. O. Smith announces 29 percent dividend increase to $.18 per share

1/19/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— Directors of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today approved a 29 percent increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend to $.18 per share.

A. O. Smith to hold fourth quarter conference call on January 30

1/4/2018

AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) will release its fourth quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, January 30, and has scheduled an investor conference call to follow at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).