A. O. Smith acquires water treatment solutions provider Impact Water Products

March 7, 2024
Officials say the agreement will expand A. O. Smith’s West Coast presence.

Milwaukee, Wis. — Water technology company A. O. Smith Corporation recently announced it acquired Impact Water Products, a California-based water treatment company, in an all-cash transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Impact Water Products joins other  A.O. Smith acquisitions, Water Tec (2023), Atlantic Filter (2022), Master Water Corporation (2021), Water-Right Group (2019), Hague Quality Water (2017), and Aquasana (2016) in the company’s growing North America Water Treatment business.

“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, differentiated solutions that heat and treat water, and Impact Water Products aligns perfectly with our values and commitment to quality,” said Kevin J. Wheeler, chairman, president and chief executive officer.

Established in 2014, the company is based in Ontario, California, and is a manufacturer and dealer of water treatment equipment for residential and commercial use.

“Impact Water Products is a perfect fit to join the A.O. Smith family. The company’s long-standing history of providing effective water treatment solutions has made them a leader in the water industry,” said D. Samuel Karge, president, A. O. Smith North American Water Treatment. “The company has a reputation for quality and is committed to serving customers with honesty and integrity, which is the foundation of A. O. Smith.”

“I am very pleased our entrepreneurial business will continue to thrive as a result of this acquisition,” said Jerry Horner, Director of Operations, Impact Water Products.  “As a global water solutions company, A. O. Smith brings great expertise and resources to our organization, allowing for growth in markets we would not have otherwise been able to serve.”

The current management team consisting of Judy Guan, Allan Horner, Jerry Horner and Victor Chu will remain with the organization and continue operating out of the Ontario, California office.

About A. O. Smith

Celebrating its 150th year of business, A. O. Smith Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products manufactured and marketed worldwide. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment products. For more information, visit www.aosmith.com.

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