A. O. Smith Receives Fifth Plumbing Vendor of the Year Recognition by Winsupply

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Winsupply, one of the nation’s largest wholesalers, has named A. O. Smith Vendor of the Year in the Plumbing Finished Goods category for the fifth time. Winners were announced during this year’s annual meeting and vendor showcase in Dallas. The event welcomed more than 1,800 attendees to the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center March 13-18. A. O. Smith was one of 10 vendors that took home a top recognition. Other categories included HVAC, …

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Pittsburgh quarterback wins the 2021 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award®

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BALTIMORE, MD – Kenny Pickett has won the 2021 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award®, presented annually by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc. and A. O. Smith Corporation to the nation’s top quarterback who best exemplifies character, scholastic and athletic achievement. Pickett is the first Pittsburgh Panther to win this prestigious award.

 

Through 13 games, Pickett has completed 67.2% of his passes (334 of 497) for 4,319 yards with 42 touchdowns and …

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Top 5 Finalists Named for the 2021 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

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The annual competition to select the top college quarterback in the nation has been narrowed from an original field of 64 to five finalists for the 2021 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award presented by A. O. Smith.

 

Named after the man many refer to as the greatest quarterback ever to play the game of football, the prestigious Golden Arm Award is presented annually to the top upperclassman quarterback set to graduate with their class.…

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The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Announces Top 10 Finalists

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Baltimore, MD – The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation and presenting partner, A. O. Smith, announce the Top 10 candidates for this year’s Golden Arm Award. These remaining quarterbacks are 10 of the best players in college football.

 

Not only have these players achieved success on the field, but they are leaders in their communities. This award strives to highlight and acknowledge these off-the-field achievements as well as shine a light on …

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The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Selection Committee Narrows Watch List to Top 25

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Baltimore, MD – The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation alongside presenting partner, A. O. Smith, has pared-down the original 2021 Watch List to the nation’s Top 25 quarterbacks. The quarterbacks that remain in the hunt for this season’s coveted Golden Arm Award represent 10 conferences across the country.

 

The Golden Arm Award annually recognizes the top senior or upperclassman quarterback set to graduate with their class. The semifinalists, finalists, and award recipient …

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The 2021 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Announces 2021 Preseason Watch List

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Baltimore, MD – The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc., along with presenting sponsor A. O. Smith Corporation announce the 2021 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List.

 

The Golden Arm Award annually recognizes the top senior or upperclassman quarterback set to graduate with their class. The semifinalists, finalists, and award recipient are selected by the distinguished Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Selection Committee, a group of prominent college football journalists, commentators, announcers, and …

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A. O. Smith Announces Retirement of Jim Margoni and Appointment of Rick Hawk as VP of Sales

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Ashland City, Tenn. (October 14, 2019) — A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS), a leading water heater manufacturer, today announced that Jim Margoni, senior vice president of wholesale sales at A. O. Smith Water Products, will be retiring from A. O. Smith in early 2020, and Rick Hawk, current vice president of sales for national accounts, has been named the successor, effective January 1, 2020. Margoni has agreed to remain on with the organization …

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A. O. Smith Veldhoven Plant Earns Company Sustainability Award

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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

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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

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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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