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Kohler Engines Celebrates Manufacturing Milestone

April 2013

KOHLER, Wis. – April 12, 2013 – Kohler® Engines celebrated yesterday as the five millionth engine rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Hattiesburg, Miss. manufacturing facility in February 2013. In honor of the milestone, company executives, including David Kohler, president and chief operating officer of Kohler Co., and Tom Cromwell, president of Kohler Engines, were presented by plant managers and associates with the five millionth engine, which was then placed on display in the lobby of the plant.

“This milestone reflects the hard work and dedication of all Kohler employees,” Tom Cromwell said. “But, we’re especially proud today of everyone here in Hattiesburg. We appreciate your ongoing commitment and the role you’ve all played in the continued growth and success of Kohler Engines. Together, we’ve been able to accomplish many great things and I’m certainly excited for what the future holds.”

The Kohler Engines manufacturing facility in Hattiesburg opened in 1998 and is a staple in the Hattiesburg area. The company assembles several different engine models in the facility, including the Kohler Courage® V-Twin, a popular workhorse of an engine found primarily in consumer riding mowers. Available in 11 models ranging from 20-27 horsepower (hp), the Kohler Courage V-Twin delivers user-friendly maintenance, quiet and smooth operation, and a two-year limited warranty.

For more complete details about the Kohler Courage V-Twin, or any of the other engines currently manufactured by the company, please visit www.KohlerEngines.com. Additional background about the Kohler Co. and its different operating divisions is available at www.Kohler.com.

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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