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Last update 13 September 2019

Description of economic activities

Manufacture of electric motors, generators and transformers (NACE2 2711)

The company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of water heating equipment and electric motors for customers worldwide. It was established in 1874 by Charles Jeremiah Smith and conducts its business from its registered headquarters located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States of America.The company's products provide comfort, convenience, security, and fun, and also improve the quality of life for residential, commercial and industrial customers. Its business is organized in two operating segments: the water products segment - manufactures and markets a comprehensive line of residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters as well as high-efficiency copper tube boilers, hot water storage tanks, and pump tanks. In addition, it offer some of the best-known water heater brands in the industry, including CYCLONE XI, CONSERVATIONIST, GENESIS, Vertex, Premier, Select, Aurora, Scout, Force, Sandblaster, Titan, Patriot, Statesman, Waterguard, Therm-O-Flex, STA-KLEEN, Green Choice, PEXAN, Maytag, Turbulator, and John Wood, among other brands. This segment has modern manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and in the Netherlands; and the electrical products segment - produces hermetic, fractional, sub-fractional, blowers, integral horsepower and DC motors for residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial applications. The company sells its water heater products to plumbing wholesalers and retail outlets and its motors go to original equipment manufacturers and distributors worldwide.
  • A. O. SMITH CORPORATION

  • United States of America (US)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: SMITH FAMILY VOTING TRUST
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr William P. Greubel
  • CEO Total remuneration: 196.992,04
  • Website: www.aosmith.com

Financial data

Number of employees

16,300
16,100
15,500
13,400

Revenue *

2.784
2.498
2.548
2.329

EBIT *

500.349
442.675
445.688
376.504

EBITDA *

563.143
501.125
507.447
434.371

* numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month)*: 23

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC*: N/A

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines: N/A
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification*

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
    N/A
  • Accessibility: N/A

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC: N/A
  • D. 89/391/EEC: N/A
  • D. 98/59/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/43/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/78/EC: N/A
  • D. 2001/23/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/14/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/73/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC: N/A
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC: N/A
  • D. 2009/38/EC: N/A
  • D. 2004/25/EC: N/A
  • D. 2011/35/EU: N/A

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A