See how Kubota has risen to become an industry leader and one of the most respected manufacturers in the world.
Gonshiro Kubota founded Kubota Limited, producing some of Japan’s finest cast-iron pipes.
Kubota begins producing oil-based engines for agro-industrial use.
The first Kubota tractor is manufactured in Japan.
Kubota sells its first tractor in the United States, the L200.
Kubota Tractor Corporation is founded in California.
Kubota manufactures the B6000, its first compact with 4WD.
Kubota Canada Ltd. is founded in Markham, Ontario.
Kubota is Japan's first agricultural machinery recipient of the Deming Award for quality manufacturing.
Kubota introduces the M4000 40HP tractor, intended for farm use.
Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA) opens in Georgia as Kubota’s first U.S. manufacturing plant.
Kubota Metal Corporation is founded in Ontario.
KMA begins producing the T series lawn tractors.
Kubota Engine America Corporation is founded.
KMA adds the BX Series general-use sub-compact to its lineup
KMA is named Georgia Manufacturer of the year in the large company size category.
KMA begins producing the RTV Utility Vehicle to fulfill market need for an industrial quality utility vehicle.
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.
Kubota purchases Kverneland Group and soon after begins marketing hay tools under the Kubota trade name in Canada. The Kverneland produced products continue to grow to include mowing, hay & forage tools and tillage
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.
For a second year in a row Kubota earns the NAEDA Dealers Choice Awards.
Kubota introduces the M7 series, mid-rage tractors in the 130 to 170 horsepower range for commercial livestock and row-crop production markets.
Kubota Canada invests in a cold weather testing facility.
Kubota announces the purchase of Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., based in Salina, Kanas. This acquisition builds on the long-term business relationship with Land Pride and includes all five Great Plains divisions with facilities in Kansas and a plant in Sleaford, England
Kubota previews the all-new M8 Series. The M8 Series is Kubota's breakthrough tractor lineup boasting over 200 engine horsepower.
Kubota Canada Ltd. launched the new FastBale as an exciting addition to their existing line-up of quality hay tools.
The Kubota FastBale will make continuous baling a reality in Canada for an increasing number of forward-thinking farmers and custom operators.
Kubota Canada Ltd. announces that the Kubota Canadian dealer network will become the primary distributors of both Kverneland and Great Plains equipment, parts and service for Canada