SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 18, 2006
A. O. Smith Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
P.O. Box 245008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53224-9508
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On April 18, 2006, A. O. Smith Corporation (the Company) issued a news release announcing the Companys results for the quarter ended March 31, 2006. A copy of the Companys news release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K (this Current Report) and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
On April 11, 2006, the Board of Directors of the Company adopted an amendment to Section 3 of Article VI of the By-Laws of the Company, effective immediately, which removes the requirement that the chief executive officer shall always be designated a member of all standing committees of the Board of Directors.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibit is being filed herewith:
(99.1) News Release of A. O. Smith Corporation, dated April 18 2006.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|A. O. SMITH CORPORATION|
|Date: April 18, 2006||By:|
Terry M. Murphy
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
A. O. SMITH CORPORATION
Exhibit Index to Current Report on Form 8-K dated April 18, 2006.
|99.1||News Release of A. O. Smith Corporation, dated April 18, 2006.|