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Press Release

Kohler® Engines Offers Gear Reductions

October 2012

KOHLER, Wis. – October 24, 2012 – Kohler® Engines has introduced gear reductions options, some including a clutch, on select models of the 7, 9.5, and 14 horsepower Command PRO Horizontal engines. The new options are expected to be popular among end-users in the lawn and landscape, construction and agriculture markets seeking a powerful engine with reduced revolutions per minute (RPM) speed while increasing torque.

The new options will be available in first quarter 2013 on the following engine models:
Engine      Reduction         Horsepower
CH270      2:1 with clutch  7hp
CH270      2:1                      7hp
CH395      2:1 with clutch  9.5hp
CH395      6:1                      9.5hp
CH440      2:1 with clutch  14hp
CH440      6:1                      14hp

“We have responded to key customer feedback for more choice regarding power,” said Justin Blount, director of marketing for Kohler Engines. “As a leader in engine innovations, these gear reduction options for our Command PRO Horizontal line gives customers a fully engineered product catalog and a single manufacture for all of their power needs.”

About Kohler Engines
Together Kohler Engines and Lombardini , a KOHLER Company, represent a global engine concern manufacturing engines since the 1920s. Kohler Engines produces a wide range of gaseous, gasoline and diesel engines, from 4 to 74.3 hp, which are supplied to equipment manufacturers worldwide in the lawn and garden, commercial and industrial, agricultural and construction markets. To learn more, visit www.KohlerEngines.com or www.facebook.com/kohlerengines.

About Kohler Co.
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 an international host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations.

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