Kubota Corporation is a Japanese producer of heavy agricultural and construction equipment. The company was founded in 1890 in Osaka and the first tractors manufactured entirely on its own components were launched in 1978. The company has been very popular with users all over the world for many years. Kubota Corporation has been cooperating with the best suppliers and manufacturers of parts and components from the very beginning, as evidenced by the cooperation with Fiat and Nissan. The company has 34 own offices around the world, mainly in Europe: Germany, Great Britain, France, Spain, Poland, the United States and Canada. By 2010, Kubota's plants had produced 3.5 million tractors.