KUBOTA CORPORATION is a manufacturer of farm equipment, engines and construction machinery. The Company is also a producer of various pipe-related products, principally ductile iron pipes and environment-related products, such as environmental control plants. In addition, the Company manufactures and sells industrial castings, spiral welded steel pipes, vending machines, electronic-equipped machinery and air-conditioning equipment. It operates through four business segments: Farm & Industrial Machinery, Water & Environment Systems, Social Infrastructure and Other. The Company�s production network primarily comprises 20 plants in Japan and 10 plants in overseas countries. Kubota also has 15 sales subsidiaries in overseas countries.