Kubota Corporation was established in Japan in 1890. Although Japanese farms are traditionally smaller than those in America, the need for high performance and powerful maneuverability is the same. With a product void in the American market place, Kubota introduced its first tractor to the United States in 1972.
Over the past four decades, Kubota has continued to expand its product line. They have successfully introduced compact construction equipment, compact track loaders, turf equipment, lawn and garden equipment, utility vehicles and a variety of Performance-Matched implements and attachments. Kubota is now a leading marketer and distributor of under 120-h.p. tractors in the United States.
STIHL produces a full line of high-quality, handheld outdoor power equipment including blowers, trimmers, brushcutters, and multi-task tools, as well as the number one selling brand of chain saw worldwide. Originating with just one chain saw, STIHL has grown to manufacture over 200 model variations of handheld outdoor power equipment globally. STIHL’s commitment to quality manufacturing since 1974 has consistently won them quality and engineering design awards, making them a notable industry leader.
Rear's Manufacturing was founded in 1949 by three brothers, Jim, Hugh and Garf Rear. In the beginning Rear's provided a machinery fabrication service to local farmers in the lower Willamette Valley. They developed sprayers and field equipment for particular applications. Since then Rear's has grown to provide the same service to farmers coast to coast and beyond. Rear’s has and will always stand for superior products and service.
Since 1953, Honda has manufactured over 40 million power products worldwide and continues as a leader in the development of low-emission, fuel efficient, environmentally friendly 4-stroke engines for use in outboard motors, generators, water pumps, lawn mowers and many other power equipment applications. This leadership in power equipment design and engineering was clearly evidenced by Honda's commitment to have most of its worldwide general purpose engines meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2006 emission levels by late 2001.
Land Pride has been a leader is grounds maintenance equipment since its inception in 1986. Today, they are known not only as a leader in turf equipment, but also recognized across North America as a leader in tractor and skid steer-mounted implements that include Rotary Tillers, Grooming Mowers, Overseeders, Rotary Cutters, Rear Blades, Landscape Rakes, Snow Blowers, and much more. As a Kansas-based company, most Land Pride employees live in rural areas and have agricultural backgrounds—which means they know the products they build, test, and their consumers ultimately use.