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A. O. Smith Expands West Coast Presence with Acquisition of Impact Water ProductsA.O. Smith, a leading provider of water heater and water treatment solutions, has announced its acquisition of Impact Water Products, a California-based water treatment company. The acquisition marks a strategic move to bolster A.O. Smith's presence on the West Coast and further solidify its position in the North American water treatment market.

Impact Water Products, founded in 2014 and headquartered in Ontario, Calif., specializes in manufacturing and distributing water treatment equipment for both residential and commercial use. With a reputation for providing effective water treatment solutions, Impact Water Products has established itself as a leader in the industry.

This acquisition aligns with A.O. Smith's commitment to delivering innovative, high-quality water treatment solutions. By integrating Impact Water Products into its portfolio, A.O. Smith aims to leverage its expertise and resources to expand its reach into previously untapped markets.

Kevin J. Wheeler, chairman, president, and CEO of A.O. Smith, emphasized the strategic significance of the acquisition, stating, "The acquisition of Impact Water Products further supports our growth strategy by expanding the West Coast presence of our water treatment business. A.O. Smith delivers innovative solutions that heat and treat water, and Impact Water Products aligns perfectly with our values and commitment to quality."

Under the terms of the acquisition, the current management team of Impact Water Products, consisting of Judy Guan, Allan Horner, Jerry Horner, and Victor Chu, will remain with the organization. They will continue to operate out of the Ontario, Calif., office, ensuring a seamless transition and continued commitment to serving customers.