Kubota Agricultural Machinery India selling industrial engines for OEMsKubota Agricultural Machinery India Pvt. Ltd. (KAI), the Indian subsidiary of Kubota Corporation, has announced start of sales of industrial engines for OEMs in addition to their current product portfolio of tractors, rice planters, harvesters, and power tillers. Industrial engines to OEMs in India were previously being sold directly from Kubota Corporation in Osaka, Japan.
“India is a strategic market for us as we foresee continuous growth in the off-road engine market, especially for construction and industrial machinery. Establishing an engine sales base in India is a big step to solidify our presence in India,” said Yasukazu Kamada, GM, Engine Division, Kubota Corporation.
Kubota industrial engines Bharat Stage 4-CompliantAs awareness of conservation of the global environment has increased, emission standards for industrial engines have become more stringent, and in India too, Bharat Stage 4 will be in force by 2020. “With our experience in North American and European markets, where emissions regulations are more stringent than that of India, we will be able to support OEMs in India to correspond to the foreseen emission regulations renewal,” added Kamada.
As regards setting up an engine sales base in India, Akira Kato, Managing Director of KAI, commented, “This is a big milestone for KAI after 10 years of its inauguration. We are fully committed to build a strong relationship with OEMs and engine business partners in India for our mutual growth in future.” With this new engine sales base, Kubota will offer OEMs support throughout the product life-cycle.