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Kohler Appoints Providence Kft. as New Distributor in Hungary and Romania

February 2007

KOHLER, Wis., USA – February, 2007-Kohler Engines has appointed Providence Kft., as its new Central Distributor to serve the outdoor power equipment markets in Hungary and Romania.

"Providence Kft. is one of the most reputable in its region for sales and service of small gasoline and diesel engines, and we're most confident their skilled technical engineers and sales force will serve the Hungarian and Romanian customers very well," said Peter Behrens, senior area manager for Kohler Engines in the Europe, Middle East and Asia markets.

Providence will provide sales and service for Kohler's small gasoline engine line, used in the lawn and garden, industrial and commercial markets in products such as hydraulic equipment, pumps, generators and tillers.

For more information, contact Providence Kft. (laszlo.bodor@horoszcoop.hu / +36 1297 1176) or Kohler Engines (www.KohlerEngines.com).

A leading manufacturer of utility engines, Kohler Engines is part of the Kohler Global Power Group. The business produces four-cycle engines -- ranging from 4 to 38 horsepower -- under the brand names KOHLER Courage®, Aegis®, Command PRO®, and Command®. All KOHLER engines are backed by a dealer/distributor network that is 10,000 strong worldwide. To obtain literature, sales and service information, or the names of Kohler distributors and dealers, call 1-800-544-2444, or visit the Kohler Engines web site at KohlerEngines.com.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of America's oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors, and international host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations.


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