EQUIPMENT NEWS
A Booming Plant Opening
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon May 20, 2013 12:52 PM CDT

Anytime a farm equipment manufacturer opens a new facility, it is a big deal. The company has spent millions of dollars on construction, local governments have done everything they can to smooth the way for new jobs, and dealers and customers have expectations of getting equipment fresh off the line of a spanking new facility. The April grand opening of the new Kubota tractor assembly plant in Jefferson, Ga., was no exception. But it was unusual.

Kubota stuck with Japanese tradition ... in this case, a very loud tradition. Six drummers opened the ceremonies by pounding away on huge drums ...

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