A.O. Smith Corporation 
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A.O. Smith Water Heating

A.O. Smith Water Heaters McBee Operations



The AOS McBee Facility is a heavy industrial manufacturing operation using heavy steel presses, metal forming and glassing, ASME certified welding, robotics, assembly and testing for large commercial water heaters. The McBee team utilizes the Toyota Production System to manage their inventory and workflow as well as the 8-step problem-solving tools to empower their workforce to solve daily problems. The McBee Team has also implemented a team engagement tool to measure and improve the productivity and engagement of their teammates


A. O. Smith Corporation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heaters and boilers, offering a comprehensive product line featuring the best-known brands in North America, China, India, Vietnam and Europe.

The company was founded in 1874 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where today the company is headquartered. A. O. Smith employs over 12,000 individuals at operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Turkey. We also have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world.

As a global leader, A. O. Smith and its employees pride themselves on applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products marketed worldwide. The Company's goal is to be a leading global water technology company, and our focus is on building this platform through new product development, global expansion, strategic acquisitions and partnerships.

The McBee, S.C. facility manufactures commercial gas and electric water heaters as well as copper tube boilers. www.aosmith.com

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