KUBTY - Kubota Corporation

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Kubota Corporation

2-47, Shikitsuhigashi 1-chome
Osaka 556-8601
81 6 6648 2111

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryDiversified Machinery
Full Time Employees38,291

Key Executives

Mr. Masatoshi KimataPres and Representative Director1.37MN/A66
Mr. Shigeru KimuraCFO, Sr. Managing Exec Officer, GM of Planning & Control HQ, GM of Global IT Mgmt Dept & DirectorN/AN/A64
Kunio SuwaManaging Exec. Officer, GM of Legal Dept and Dy GM of CSR Planning & Coordination HQN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Toshihiro KuboEVP, GM of HR, Gen. Affairs & Coordination HQ, CSR Planning & Representative DirectorN/AN/A64
Mr. Kenshiro OgawaSr. Managing Exec. Officer, GM of Manufacturing Engineering Headquaters and DirectorN/AN/A64
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Kubota Corporation manufactures and sells a range of machinery, and other industrial and consumer products in Japan, North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. Its Farm & Industrial Machinery segment provides tractors, power tillers, combine harvesters, rice transplanters, lawn mowers, utility vehicles, other agricultural machinery, implements, attachments, post-harvest machinery, vegetable production equipment, and other agricultural equipment; cooperative drying, rice seedling, and gardening facilities; and rice mill plants. This segment also offers farming, construction, industrial machinery, and generator engines; mini excavators, wheel loaders, compact track and skid steer loaders, and other construction machinery related products; and scales, weighing and measuring control systems, vending machines, air-conditioning equipment, and air purifiers. The company’s Water & Environment segment provides ductile iron and plastic pipes, pumps and plants, valves, and single stack drain fittings, as well as design and construction services; waste water treatment equipment and plants, water purification plants, membrane solutions, night-soil treatment plants, waste incinerating and melting plants, waste shredding and sorting plants, flue gas desulfurization apparatus, membrane methane fermentation plants, septic tanks, and bathtubs; and reformer and cracking tubes, hearth rolls, steel mill rolls, ceramics, TXAX friction materials, and spiral welded steel pipes. Its Other segment offers logistics and financing services; and roofing and siding materials. The company also engages in the non-life insurance underwriting, insurance agency, finance leasing, warehousing, building cleaning and controlling, security guarding, transportation, coastal shipping, forwarding, and real-estate businesses; and exports and imports repair parts related to farm equipment, engines, and construction machinery. Kubota Corporation was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Corporate Governance

Kubota Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.