Thomas to produce skid steers for Kubota Europe

Thomas Equipment will build skid-steer loaders for Kubota Europe beginning in 2005. The partnership strengthens the relationship between Thomas and Kubota and will help Kubota further expand into the European compact construction equipment market, the companies said in a press release. Thomas uses Kubota diesel engines in its skid steers and several other products. Kubota will brand and market the new Thomas built skid steers.