A.O. Smith

Ashland City, Tenn.— A. O. Smith has announced the appointment of Jeffrey T. Ogan as director of product management and technical support for its North America Water Heating business unit. In his new role, Ogan is responsible for leading the business unit’s residential and commercial product management teams.  In addition, he will manage the company’s Read More

Milwaukee, Wis.— 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 Read More

Milwaukee, Wis.—A. O. Smith Corporation announced that Kevin J. Wheeler has been named president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Wheeler will be responsible for A. O. Smith’s global water heater and boiler operations as well as its global water treatment business. He also will oversee the company’s research function including its Corporate Read More

Ashland City, Tenn. — A. O. Smith, North America’s largest manufacturer of residential and commercial water heaters, has launched a new condensing tankless water heater that features an integrated, powerful recirculation pump. The 540P tankless model integrates a recirculation pump to provide instant hot water in residential applications with dedicated recirculation lines. The pump is Read More

Florence, Ky. — A. O. Smith Corporation presented the employees of the Protective Coatings Division in Florence, Ky., with the Lloyd B. Smith President’s Safety Award for 2014. The award, named after a former chief executive officer of the Milwaukee-based company, is given annually to the A. O. Smith facility that achieves the best overall Read More