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October 27, 2017 4:45 PM, EDT
Kubota Tractor to Build Two 1 Million-Square-Foot Distribution Centers in Kansas

Kubota Tractor Corp. signed a letter of intent to purchase 203 acres in Edgerton, Kan., to build two 1-million-square-foot distribution centers to move service parts and equipment through the supply chain.

Often corporations outsource the operations of warehouses to third-party logistics providers. Kubota did not respond to calls for comment on how it manages the supply chain.

“For Kubota to make this kind of reinvestment in Edgerton is a testament of the value our location brings to companies who need to easily connect to the global supply chain,” Edgerton Mayor Donald Roberts said in a statement.

“Kubota already employs 150 Kansans in Edgerton, and the expansion could add another 150-200 on top of that,” Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said.