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A. O. Smith Veldhoven Plant Earns Company Sustainability Award

People, Technology

The employees of the A. O. Smith water heater plant in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, were recognized today as the recipients of the A. O.Smith Chairman’s Green Star Award for resource conservation.

A multiple-year program to upgrade the efficiency of lighting and central heating throughout the facility was instrumental in helping the plant earn the award. Veldhoven is the first plant outside the U.S. to receive the award.

A. O. Smith Chairman and Chief Executive Officer …

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A. O. Smith Launches Consumer Financing Program

Partnerships, People

Water heater manufacturer A. O. Smith and its family of brands will introduce consumer financing designed to give plumbing contractors a competitive advantage.

A. O. Smith’s consumer financing program, through a partnership with the GreenSky® Program, will enable contractors to offer more payment options to their customers. The program will be available to contractors working with the A. O. Smith family of brands in 2016, according to David Chisolm, vice president of marketing for A. …

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A. O. Smith Plant in Florence Earns Company Safety Recognition

Case Studies, People

A. O. Smith Corporation today 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 performance in workplace safety. A total of 18 manufacturing plants worldwide were evaluated based on statistical measures as well as evidence of

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A. O. Smith Plant in Bangalore Earns Company’s Highest Safety Honor

People

The employees of the A. O. Smith water heater plant in Bangalore, India, were recently recognized in a special ceremony as the 2013 recipients of the Lloyd B. Smith President’s Safety Award.

The President’s Safety Award is presented to the A. O. Smith facility that demonstrates the most improvement over a one-year period in the area of workplace safety as well as offering a comprehensive, sustainable safety program focused on the goal of accident prevention. …

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