Kubota has Grand Opening for Logistics Campus in Kansas
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Kubota has Grand Opening for Logistics Campus in Kansas

Kubota Tractor announces the completion and grand opening of its two, one million square-foot, state-of-the-art logistics facilities for its North American Distribution Center on 200-acres of land in Edgerton, Kan.

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