Who We Are

We Are Kubota. Find out who we are and what we stand for.

Committed
to Our
Communities

We aren’t just a network of dealers. We’re a family that’s committed to caring for the people we live with. Our goal is to make life better for people today and tomorrow. We support Kids Help Phone to help give kids and teens confidential counselling when they need it. We created our Cups & Plates Food Drive to support local food banks and take care of our neighbours in need. 

What We
Stand For

'For Earth, For Life' guides us in all we do. We strive for engineering excellence so you can focus on planting, feeding, building and caring for our world. We invest in communities and dealerships to build a better tomorrow that starts here at home. From building high-quality products to employing the best and the brightest people, we never lose sight of our purpose: to help you achieve more. 

Our History

See how Kubota has risen to become an industry leader and one of the most respected manufacturers in the world.

1890

Gonshiro Kubota founded Kubota Limited, producing some of Japan’s finest cast-iron pipes. 

1922

Kubota begins producing oil-based engines for agro-industrial use.

1960

The first Kubota tractor is manufactured in Japan. 

1969

Kubota sells its first tractor in the United States, the L200. 

1972

Kubota Tractor Corporation is founded in California.

1974

Kubota manufactures the B6000, its first compact with 4WD.

1975

Kubota Canada Ltd. is founded in Markham, Ontario. 

1976

Kubota is Japan's first agricultural machinery recipient of the Deming Award for quality manufacturing. 

1977

Kubota introduces the M4000 40HP tractor, intended for farm use. 

1988

Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA) opens in Georgia as Kubota’s first U.S. manufacturing plant. 

1990

Kubota Metal Corporation is founded in Ontario. 

1994

KMA begins producing the T series lawn tractors. 

1997

Kubota Engine America Corporation is founded. 

2002

KMA adds the BX Series general-use sub-compact to its lineup 

2003

KMA is named Georgia Manufacturer of the year in the large company size category. 

2004

KMA begins producing the RTV Utility Vehicle to fulfill market need for an industrial quality utilityu vehicle. 

2005

Kubota Membrane USA Corporation is founded in Redmond, Washington, Kubota Industrial Corporation (KIE) begins manufacturing tractor implements and performing final assembly of Kubota tractors built in Japan for sale in North American markets. 

2013

KIE adds a 522,000 sq. ft. manufacturing plant to produce the L3200 and L3800 compact tractors. 

Kubota earns the NAEDA Dealers Choice Awards and is named #1 in dealer satisfaction. 

2014

For a second year in a row Kubota earns the NAEDA Dealers Choice Awards. 

2015

Kubota introduces the M7 series, mid-rage tractors in the 130 to 170 horsepower range for commercial livestock and row-crop production markets. 

2016

Kubota Canada invests in a cold weather testing facility. 

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