Kubota Corp.’s affiliated companies in the United States and Canada, including Kubota Tractor Corp.; Kubota Credit Corp.; Kubota Manufacturing of America; Kubota Industrial Equipment; Kubota Engine America Corp.; and Kubota Canada, Ltd., have donated $50,000 in equipment in-kind for ongoing relief efforts in Haiti. Kubota has provided Kubota generators and other electronic and first aid supplies through the California-based Operation USA.
“Kubota employees around the world would like to express our sympathy for the victims and their families of the recent earthquake disaster in Haiti,” said Dr. Satoshi Iida, president, Kubota Tractor Corp. “Kubota sincerely hopes for the eventual recovery and re-settlement of those impacted by this crisis. It is our hope that this donation will be helpful to the significant humanitarian work ongoing toward relief efforts in the aftermath of the earthquake.”
Kubota Corp. of Osaka, Japan, has already made a contribution of $110,000 to the Japanese Red Cross Society for earthquake relief assistance. The combined Kubota Corp. worldwide donation also represents contributions from affiliated companies in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Kubota Tractor, Torrance, Calif., is the U.S. marketer and distributor of Kubota-branded equipment, including a complete line of tractors, implements, compact and utility-class construction equipment, consumer lawn and garden equipment, commercial turf products and utility vehicles.