2019 will see Kubota - a market-leading manufacturer of construction, groundcare and agricultural equipment solutions - celebrate 40 years of operating in the UK.
Formed in 1979 and headquartered in Thame, Oxfordshire, Kubota UK is a subsidiary of the Kubota Corporation, which was established in 1890 as a manufacturer of cast-iron water pipes in Osaka, Japan.
The company has built itself a solid reputation across Europe, North America, Japan, and other Asian countries for its construction machinery - which includes mini excavators, wheel loaders and compact track loaders. In 2017, Kubota recorded the production of its 600,000th compact excavator.
Kubota’s complete range of construction equipment is renowned for its superior build quality, unrivalled reliability and value for money.
Kubota’s mini excavators are renowned for their advanced features and amenities, and have justifiably won the largest market share in the world (Off-Highway Research). In addition, these machines are also built to meet European safety standards, which are considered the most rigorous standards in the world. It’s range of liquid-cooled diesel engines also leads the market in the UK, and the complete range of solutions is supported by Kubota's first class after sales service and strong nationwide dealer network.
Kubota strives to build an optimal framework for global production that swiftly responds to changing demands. It is also expanding its business in the material handling industry, recently releasing the Kubota Compact Track Loader and Skid Steer Loader, and generally responding to a broader range of customer needs.
Dedicated support for Kubota equipment starts at Kubota UK’s Thame headquarters, which houses the company's sales and marketing teams, distribution, service and parts support, training and product development for the UK and Irish markets.
With 40 years of expertise in manufacturing mini excavators, Kubota designs products by paying attention to every detail so as to prevent damage and increase resilience. Thus, Kubota machinery have a reputation for being highly durable in the eyes of its customers around the world.
Kubota's mini excavators have the power and versatility to take on almost any kind of task, even in the toughest of environments. Combining improved digging and lifting power with smooth drivability, they will execute a range of tasks with efficiency.
Kubota has worked to make routine maintenance extremely simple, and the engine and other major components within the machines can be inspected quickly and easily.