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): January 23, 2008
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)
(Registrant's telephone number)
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|Item 2.02.||Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
On January 23, 2008, A. O. Smith Corporation ("the Company") issued a news release announcing the Company's 2007 earnings. A copy of the Company's 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 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
The following exhibit is being filed herewith:
(99.1) News Release of A. O. Smith Corporation, dated January 23, 2008.
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: January 23, 2008||By:|| |
/s/ James F. Stern
|James F. Stern|
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary
A. O. SMITH CORPORATION
Exhibit Index to Current Report on Form 8-K Dated January 23, 2008.
|News Release of A. O. Smith Corporation, dated January 23, 2008.|