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2nd Notice on current situations of production sites in Thailand

November 16, 2011

Kubota Corporation (hereinafter “the Company”) extents its heartfelt sympathy to those who have suffered from the recent Thailand flooding caused by heavy rains. Please be advised that current situations of the Company's production sites in Thailand are as follows.

  1. Current situations of production sites in Thailand

    <SIAM Kubota Corporation Co., Ltd. (SKC)>
    [Navanakorn plant]
    (1) Current situations Building and production equipment of the plant has been inundated with floodwater since last month. SKC is now formulating a recovery plan.
    (2) Effect for production SKC is suspending production of Navanakorn plant since October 11.However, SKC is planning to resume production of engines and power tillers early next year with a temporary production line in Amatanakorn plant and to transfer production of self-manufacturing parts to outside suppliers and Amatanakorn plant.
    (3) Location Navanakorn Industrial Estate, Pathumthani, Thailand
    (45 km distant from center of Bangkok City toward north-northeast)
    (4) Manufacturing items Horizontal diesel engines, power tillers and other machinery
    [Amatanakorn plant]
    (1) Current conditions There is no damage for its building and production equipment.
    (2) Effect for production:

    Production resumed

    Amatanakorn plant, which suspended production on October 17 due to difficulties in procuring some of parts resulted from flood damages on its parts suppliers, resumed production of combine harvesters from October 24, and tractors from November 11.
    (3) Location Amatanakorn Industrial Estate, Chonburi, Thailand
    (60 km distant from center of Bangkok City toward southeast)
    (4) Manufacturing items Tractors and combine harvesters
    <SIAM Kubota Metal Technology Co., Ltd. (SKMT)>
    (1) Current conditions There is no damage for its building and production equipment.
    (2) Effect for production SKMT is continuing production.
    (3) Location 304 Industrial Park, Chachoengsao, Thailand
    (95 km distant from center of Bangkok City toward east)
    (4) Manufacturing items Castings for engines and tractors
    <Kubota Precision Machinery (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (KPMT)>
    (1) Current conditions There is no damage for its building and production equipment.
    (2) Effect for production

    Production resumed

    Although KPMT suspended production on October 17, it resumed production at the same time as SKC's Amatanakorn plant.
    (3) Location Amatanakorn Industrial Estate, Chonburi, Thailand
    (60 km distant from center of Bangkok City toward southeast)
    (4) Manufacturing items Oil hydraulic cylinder for tractors
  2. Effect on business performance

    Effect on the Company's consolidated financial results cannot be reasonably estimated at this time. An announcement will be made promptly if a significant impact on the Company's consolidated financial results for the year ending March 31, 2012 is anticipated.

  3. Other information

    Effect on production in Japan is not expected at this time.

Contact for Inquiries: Kubota Corporation Public Relations Office
TEL: 81-(0)6-6648-2389

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