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Manufacturing that Benefits Society

Kubota has always been a part of society.
Our tireless technological innovation and product development have contributed to solutions to social issues.

Developing Businesses to Benefit Society Since our Founding

From our start in 1890 to this day, Kubota has introduced a wide range of products in the areas of food, water, and the environment.

131 years

Founded in 1890

Setting the SDGs as a Management Compass

Kubota will contribute to achieve the SDGs by the United Nations in 2015 through its businesses and CSR activities.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS The world agreed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved by 2030
  • 1 NO POVERTY
  • 2 ZERO HUNGER
  • 3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
  • 4 QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 5 GENDER EQUALITY
  • 6 CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
  • 7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
  • 8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • 9 INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
  • 11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
  • 12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
  • 13 CLIMATE ACTION
  • 14 LIFE BELOW WATER
  • 15 LIFE ON LAND
  • 16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS
  • 17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS
  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Supporting the World's Food, Water, and Environment

Food, water, and the environment are indispensable parts of our lives.
Kubota works to contribute to these fields through manufacturing to support industry and human wellbeing throughout the world.

From Rice Farming to Dry-Field Farming

Developing Agricultural Machinery to Meet Local Needs

Kubota is a comprehensive manufacturer of agricultural machines for both rice farming and dry-field farming. Our rice farming equipment has earned an excellent reputation in Asian countries, and our high-horsepower large tractors for dry-field farming are hard at work in France, an agricultural powerhouse.

Delivering World-Class Water Infrastructure from Japan to the Globe

Kubota water treatment technologies have supported water supplies in Japan

Kubota has been supporting Japan's water infrastructure for more than 131 years.
With the technologies we have developed in Japan, a country with abundant water, we will contribute to solving water-related problems throughout the world.

Kubota Engines Contribute to Industrial Growth

Our compact diesel engines are among the world's best

Kubota engines are compact, lightweight, and powerful. They comply with Europe's strict emissions regulations. And they contribute to the growth of global industry.

Total Global Tractor Production

Over 4 Million Units

Kubota tractors are working on farms around the world to contribute to food production.

Adoption rate of Kubota treatment equipment
in advanced water treatment facilities in Japan

Approx. 80%(based on activated carbon treatment volume)

Kubota technology is used in over 80% of the advanced water purification facilities that provide safe and drinkable tap water in Japan.

Total Global Engine Production

30 Million Units

Kubota engines prioritize "High Performance," "Energy Efficient," and "Labor Saving" to support the world's industries.

Engine Lineup

About 2,000 Products

Kubota offers a wide variety of engines to meet all customer needs.

Developing our Businesses Globally

We will take the technologies and products we have pioneered in Japan to the world.
To solve global problems related to food, water, and the environment, we are developing our businesses globally according to local needs.

Businesses Developed in

Over 120 Areas

The Kubota products that are researched, produced, and sold at our global sales offices and plants are now at work in more than 120 Areas.

Overseas Revenue Ratio

About 68%

In 17 years, our overseas revenue ratio has grown from 30 to 68%.
We are achieving steady growth as a global company.

Thailand Tractor Share
Combine Harvester Share in Asia

No.1

Kubota farm machinery, pioneered in the rice fields of Japan,
has an excellent reputation in Asia's top rice-producing countries.

Global Supply of Ductile Iron Pipes

Over 70 countries

Kubota water pipes are respected worldwide for their durability and performance.
Today we support infrastructure in more than 70 countries.

EU Emissions Regulations

Stage V compliant

Kubota engines comply with the EU's strict emissions standards.
We support local industry while staying environmentally responsible.

Mini Excavator Sales

No.1 for 18 Years Running

Kubota is a pioneer in mini excavators, becoming one of the first to export them overseas.
They have earned an excellent reputation worldwide.

(Since 2002; source: Off-Highway Research 2020)

Kubota by the Numbers

From one grain of rice and one drop of water to the foundations of society and industry.
The Kubota Group's businesses in the areas of food, water, and the environment will continue to grow steadily.

Steady Growth toward a Global Brand

We will continue to grow as a global brand by contributing to the world in the areas of food, water and the environment.

About 1.9 Trillion Yen

Kubota Revenues (as of December 31, 2020)

Corporate Name Kubota Corporation
Head Office 2-47, Shikitsuhigashi 1-chome,
Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-8601 Japan
TEL. +81-6-6648-2111
FAX. +81-6-6648-3862
Tokyo Head Office 1-3, Kyobashi, 2-chome,
Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8307 Japan
TEL. +81-3-3245-3111
FAX. +81-3-3245-3822
Board of Directors Chairman and Representative Director
Masatoshi Kimata
President and Representative Director
Yuichi Kitao
Established 1890
Capital \84.1 billion (as of December31, 2020)
Revenue(Consolidated) \1,853.2 billion (Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2020)
Net sales
(Non-consolidated)
\865.6 billion (Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2020)
Number of employees
(Consolidated)
41,605 (as of December 31, 2020)
*The number of full-time employees.
Number of employees
(Non-consolidated)
11,356 (as of December 31, 2020)
*The number of full-time employees.