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KUBOTA TRACTOR CORPORATION CELEBRATES
Western Division Presents New Kubota Tractor to City of Lodi
LODI, Calif. (May 19, 2005) - Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) dedicated its newest U.S. facility here today. Kubota's Western Division serves customers and dealers in 11 western states with marketing, service, finance, parts, wholegoods and tractor/loader assembly operations.
"As Kubota sales continue to rise and we experience increasing production demands, our distribution capabilities must also expand," said Rex Young, Kubota Western Division Manager. "The Lodi facility will ensure dealer and customer service remain at the highest level - a top-priority for Kubota."
Located on 17-acres, the 180,000-square foot single story warehouse, assembly and office facility is located at 1175 South Guild Avenue, Lodi, Calif. There are about 60 employees at this location, which includes the national Customer Service Center for Kubota Credit Corporation.
Kubota's M Series agricultural tractors and B21, L39 and L48 Tractor/Loader/Backhoes are assembled here. When running at its full capacity, the Lodi plant will also assemble M Series tractor loaders. The facility handles distribution for the full line of Kubota products including the complete line of tractors up to 103 PTO horsepower, performance-matched implements, utility vehicles, construction equipment, consumer lawn and garden equipment and commercial turf products.
During the grand opening ceremony, Kubota presented the City of Lodi
with a Kubota B7510HSD compact tractor. The event incorporated a ribbon
cutting ceremony, facility tour, parade of tractors and tractor ride 'n
drive. Speakers included Assemblyman Alan Nakanishi, Assembly District
10; Ann Jordan, District Representative for Senator Poochigian; Blair
King, Lodi City Manager; Bob Johnson, Lodi City Councilman; KTC management
and local Kubota dealers.
For more information about Kubota products, contact Kubota Tractor Corporation at 3401 Del Amo Blvd., Torrance, Calif., 90503, 1-888-4KUBOTA, ext. 900 or visit www.kubota.com.
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