A.O. Smith became a founding member of the WEP Research Center to gain access to breakthrough research that will provide a competitive advantage in the increasingly competitive global water industry.For more than 70 years A.O. Smith has served millions of consumers, business owners, property managers, and engineers with innovative hot water solutions around the world. Its reputation was built on its line of residential and commercial water heaters, boilers and storage tanks sold exclusively by plumbing wholesalers and plumbing contractors. Today A.O. Smith continues to invest in the water industry and has become one of the leading global manufacturers of point-of-use water treatment products. To learn more about A.O. Smith use this link to visit these websites.