April 29, 2020
McBee A.O. Smith plant shut down for two days
The McBee plant of A.O. Smith has shut down operations for two days beginning last night, April 28, after the completion of second shift after assembly line employees testing positive for the COVID-19 virus
Sanitation crews are currently scrubbing down the plant with a projected return to work for the third shift Thursday night, April 30. All employees will be drawing their normal wages for the two-day hiatus. The McBee facility has a workforce of about 500 people.