Kubota

Kubota Tractor Corporation has announced the appointment of Shingo Hanada as the new president and CEO of Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) and Kubota North America (KNA), based in Grapevine, Texas, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Hanada is a 32-year Kubota veteran who most recently held the position of executive officer, Kubota Corporation and president of Kubota Holdings Europe B.V. and Kverneland AS...
Kubota Holdings Europe, a subsidiary of Kubota Corporation that oversees its farm and industrial machinery business in Europe, has decided to acquire 100% of the stock of Pulverizadores Fede, S.L. , a manufacturer and distributor of tractor implements and to make the company a wholly owned subsidiary. In Europe, Specialty Crops market is a thriving business field which Kubota regards...
Automation solutions for ground crops and tree crops farming to contribute to labor-saving and efficiency Kubota and Yamaha have additionally invested in U.S. startup Advanced Farm Technologies (hereinafter "AFT"). AFT is a U.S.-based startup seeking to raise efficiency in the agriculture field by developing and manufacturing robots for strawberry harvesting. Their TX robotic strawberry harvester combines an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)...
Kubota and StartLife announced their partnership to access a whole ecosystem of innovative agriculture startups to help overcome challenges facing the industry, including those emerging over the next decade and beyond. By joining forces, the two organizations will work to identify challenges facing the agriculture sector, brainstorm new ideas and facilitate the exchange of conversation among partners in the industry....
Tavant announced the implementation of the AI-powered Tavant Manufacturing Analytics Platform (TMAP) at Kubota Tractor Corporation. The platform powers the Kubota Quality System (K-QA) to track equipment field defects. The new K-QA system predicts QA codes using AI, ensuring better data quality and greater accuracy in identifying the issues so that they can be resolved faster. The systems are now...
Phil Catley is Kubota (UK)’s ground care product and key account manager. He joined the company in 2019 from sales roles with professional and commercial ground care machinery suppliers. Initially employed as ground care dealer manager for the south, Phil was promoted to his current position in August 2020. “I’ve always been interested in machinery, whether it’s finding the perfect solution...
Mr. Kazunari Shimokawa, CEO & President of Kubota Holdings Europe B.V. and Kverneland Group, has been given a new assignment as Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of the Agricultural Implement Division at the Kubota Group Headquarters in Osaka, Japan, and will be leaving his current position as from January 1st 2021. At the same date Mr. Shingo Hanada will replace Mr. Shimokawa...
Kubota Canada Limited (KCL) announced that it is furthering its commitment to the hay and forage segment by offering a two-year standard limited warranty across its comprehensive hay tools line, including Kubota balers, rakes, and tedders, and a three-year standard limited warranty on the cutter bars and gearboxes of its entire range of disc mowers and disc mower conditioners....
Japanese machine maker sees US chipmaker's AI as next labor-saving step Kubota has partnered with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop highly sophisticated self-driving farm tractors, the Japanese machinery maker said Tuesday. The tractors will be equipped with Nvidia graphics processing units and artificial intelligence, coupled with cameras to instantly process collected data. The farming technology is expected to provide a labor-saving solution that will help...
Building on its reputation for developing innovative solutions for customers in the Groundcare market, Kubota is pleased to announce the launch of its newly updated and popular G-Series range of mowers. These mowers have been specially developed to meet the professional groundcare needs of key customer segments such as councils, contractors and large property owners. There are two models in the...