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Company Overview of Kubota Tractor Corporation

Company Overview

Kubota Tractor Corporation engages in the marketing and distribution of tractors in the United States. It offers tractors, mowers, utility vehicles, construction equipment, wheel loaders, and pumps and generators through dealers, as well as technical and support services. The company also provides performance-matched implements, compact and utility-class construction equipment, consumer lawn and garden equipment, commercial turf products, and utility vehicles. Kubota Tractor Corporation was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Torrance, California with an additional office in Grapevine, Texas. The company has division offices and warehouses in Lodi, California; Fort Worth, Texas; Grovepor...

3401 Del Amo Boulevard

Torrance, CA 90503

United States

Founded in 1972

Phone:

310-370-3370

Fax:

310-370-3166

Key Executives for Kubota Tractor Corporation

CEO & President
Age: 58
President of Kubota Corporation and Director of Kubota Corporation
Age: 67
Treasurer
Vice President of Human Resources, Legal & Administration
Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Product Support
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Kubota Tractor Corporation Key Developments

Kubota Tractor Corporation Plans to Design and Build Two New Facilities in Kansas; Plans to Appoint Mike Jacobson as Director and Division Manager of the New Division, Effective January 1, 2018

Kubota Tractor Corporation has confirmed its plans to plant solid roots in Kansas for its North American Distribution Center (NADC) by announcing the details of its letter of intent to purchase 203 acres near the company’s current leased facility in Edgerton, Kansas. The company plans to design and build two, one million square foot, facilities to expand their distribution capacity and streamline logistics processes for the timely delivery of Kubota branded service parts and equipment to its increasing customer base in the U.S. In addition to the logistics facilities, Kubota also announced an additional commitment to its Midwest dealers and customers by establishing a fifth operational division and sales office in Edgerton. The new Midwest Division office will reside within the same complex as the parts and whole-good operations and provide an essential sales presence for Kubota in the heartland of America. Kubota’s NADC will continue to receive and process shipments from Asia and Europe, in addition to a number of daily truckloads of goods from suppliers in North America. It will continue to be the worldwide source for many Kubota parts, which will be exported globally. The new Midwest Division is an extension to the company’s existing divisional operation structure. The existing division offices are located in Suwanee, Ga.; Fort Worth, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; and, Lodi, Calif., and will continue to provide regional support to Kubota dealers. The company also announced that Mike Jacobson, a 17-year Kubota veteran, will be appointed as director and division manager of this new division effective January 1, 2018, and will lead the company’s efforts to expand its product offerings and markets in the Midwest.

Kubota Tractor Corporation and The Texas A&M University System Announce Equipment Research Venture

Kubota Tractor Corporation and The Texas A&M University System announced a strategic venture within its Research and Development program to test equipment performance in various applications within The Texas A&M University System on land and within its testing facilities. Specifically, Kubota will be working with the University to test equipment and observe performance overall, and to test various field operations within the research facilities at Texas A&M, including the dynamometer laboratory, temperature control laboratory, and hydraulics flow laboratory. Working together, the endeavor will also provide access to top talent on both sides to make possible new opportunities for student and company growth and overall community impact.

Kubota Tractor Corporation Introduces Four New Utility-Class Specialty AG Tractors

Kubota Tractor Corporation announced that it has introduced four new specialty ag tractors designed for narrow and low-clearance applications. The new M-Series introductions include the M4N-071, M5N-091 and M5N-111 narrow tractors, and the M5L-111 low profile tractor. Engineered to combine Kubota power and performance with versatility and reliability, the new M-Series specialty tractors bring more variety, performance and operator options to the orchard and vineyard markets. The new M-Series models feature updated engines, intelligently revamped operator stations and improved hydraulics. The new M-Series specialty models also feature highly versatile transmissions designed to provide superior power and efficiency for the most rigorous specialty environments. The M5L-111 low profile tractor features a telescopic ROPS frame, engineered for work in orchards or other applications requiring a low profile design. The M4N/M5N narrow tractors deliver Kubota’s renowned M-Series power in tractors engineered specifically for work in vineyards, orchards and other narrow environments.

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