KUBOTA CORPORATION is a manufacturer of farm equipment, engines and construction machinery. The Company has three business segments. The Machinery segment provides agricultural machinery, agriculture-related products, engines and construction machinery, including tractors, taylors, tillers, lawn mowers, engines for agricultural, construction and industrial uses, as well as mini-excavators, wheel loaders, compact track loaders, carriers, hydraulic excavators, and generator, among others. The Water and Environment segment provides pipes and environment-related products, including ductile iron pipes, plastic pipes, pumps, valves, environmental plants, vending machines and air-conditioning equipment, among others. The Others segment involves in the design, construction and servicing of various works, as well as the manufacture and sale of housing equipment. As of March 31, 2014, the Company had 162 consolidated companies and 18 associated companies.