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Kubota Corporation
Company typePublic (K.K)
TYO: 6326
TOPIX 100 Component
Nikkei 225 Component
IndustryAgricultural machinery
Heavy equipment
Machine industry
FoundedOsaka, Japan
February 1890; 134 years ago (1890-02)
FounderGonshiro Kubota
Headquarters2-47, Shikitsuhigashi 1-chome, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-8601 Japan
Key people
Yuichi Kitao[1] (CEO and President)
RevenueIncrease $ 14.7 billion (FY 2014) (¥ 1,508 billion) (FY 2014)
Increase $ 1.28 billion (FY 2014) (¥ 131.66 billion) (FY 2014)
Number of employees
38,291 (consolidated as of March 31, 2017)
Footnotes / references

Kubota Corporation (株式会社クボタ, Kabushiki-kaisha Kubota) is a Japanese multinational corporation based in Osaka. It was established in 1890. The corporation produces many products including tractors and other agricultural machinery, construction equipment, engines, vending machines, pipe, valves, cast metal, pumps, and equipment for water purification, sewage treatment and air conditioning.

Kubota engines are in both diesel and gasoline or spark ignition forms, ranging from the tiny 0.276-liter engine to 6.1-liter engine, in both air-cooled and-liquid cooled designs, naturally-aspirated and forced induction. Cylinder configurations are from single cylinder to inline six cylinders, with single cylinder to four-cylinder being the most common. Those engines are widely used in agricultural equipment, construction equipment, tractors, and marine propulsion.

The corporation is listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the TOPIX 100[5] and Nikkei 225.[6]

One of its notable contributions was to the construction of the Solar Ark.[7] Kubota is also known for designing 3D graphics chips in the 1990s.[8]

Kubota Tractor Corporation is the American corporation for marketing and distributing Kubota engineered products in the United States, headquartered in Grapevine, TX. This includes products manufactured in the United States by Kubota's American Manufacturing Corporation, called Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation Headquartered in Gainesville, GA.[9]



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  3. ^ "Annual Report 2013" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 8, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  4. ^ "Company Profile". Nikkei Asian Review. Nikkei Inc. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  5. ^ "TOPIX Large70 Components" (PDF). Japan Exchange Group. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2013. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  6. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved August 2, 2014.
  7. ^ Peddie, Jon (June 13, 2013). The History of Visual Magic in Computers: How Beautiful Images are Made in CAD, 3D, VR and AR. Springer Science+Business Media. p. 163. ISBN 978-1-4471-4932-3.
  8. ^ "HuC6273 (Aurora)". Super CD·Rom² à GoGo. 2017-02-13. Retrieved 2020-10-18.
  9. ^ "Kubota | USA Facilities - Manufacturing & Engineering". www.kubotausa.com. Retrieved 2021-11-21.

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