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A. O. Smith’s Kulkarni named ‘most impactful leader’


Parag Kulkarni thumbnail Mumbai, India—Parag Kulkarni, managing director of A. O. Smith India Water Products Pvt., Ltd., has been named to the global listing of “50 Most Impactful Leaders in Water and Water Management.”

Frost & Sullivan names Aquasana, Inc. North American Company of the Year for residential water treatment


Aquasana Frost Logo Thumbnail Santa Clara, Calif. — Based on its recent analysis of the residential water treatment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aquasana, Inc., an A. O. Smith Corporation company (NYSE-AOS), with the 2016 North American Company of the Year Award for its commitment to customer value, strategic and proven solutions, and exceptional quality.

A. O. Smith announces double-digit 2016 earnings growth on six percent increase in sales


AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE-AOS) today announced record sales of $2.69 billion and record net earnings of $326.5 million, or $1.85 per share, for 2016 compared with net earnings of $282.9 million, or $1.58 per share, the previous year.

A. O. Smith announces 17 percent dividend increase


AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— Directors of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today approved a 17 percent increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend to $.14 per share. The dividend increase affects the company’s Common Stock and Class A Common Stock.

A. O. Smith to hold fourth quarter conference call on February 2


AOS NYSE Logo Milwaukee, Wis.— A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) will release its fourth quarter 2016 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, Feb. 2, and has scheduled an investor conference call to follow at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

A. O. Smith reelected as Top 30 China Best Employer


China Top 30 Logo A. O. Smith’s operations in China are members of an elite group, listed as one of the Top 30 China Best Employers. The 2016 companies list included a number of well-known international names such as IBM, Starbucks, Ikea, and Tencent.

A. O. Smith names Dr. Ilham Kadri to board of directors


Dr. Kadri Thumbnail Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) has named Dr. Ilham Kadri to its Board of Directors. Kadri is a senior vice president at Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) and president of the company’s Diversey Care Division. Diversey Care is a global leader in hygiene and health solutions, food safety and security, and infection prevention.

Fortune Magazine names CEO Rajendra to their Businessperson of the Year list


Ajita-Rajendra-120x120 Milwaukee, Wis. — Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of A. O. Smith Corporation, Ajita Rajendra, was recently named in Fortune Magazine’s 2016 Businessperson of the Year list. Rajendra was number 34 on the list of 50 CEOs.

NSF certifies Aquasana water filters that reduce PFOA and PFOS in drinking water


Aquasana Logo Thumnbail Milwaukee, Wis.—NSF International has announced it certified 17 Aquasana drinking water filter products that reduce perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perflurooctane sulfonate (PFOS) contaminants to below the health advisory levels set by the federal government.