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Sanlat Ltd. Appointed New Kohler Distributor in Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus

February 2007

KOHLER, Wis., USA – February, 2007 Kohler Engines has appointed Sanlat Ltd., as its new Central Distributor to serve the outdoor power equipment markets in Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus.

"Sanlat Ltd. is a solid player who will be a great asset to its small-engine customers and active engine dealers in these territories," said Peter Behrens, senior area manager for Kohler Engines in the Europe, Middle East and Asia markets.

Sanlat's primary business involves the distribution and sales of professional equipment and tools, forest and garden equipment, construction machinery, generators, water pumps, and parts distribution.

For more information, contact Sanlat Ltd. (info@sanlat.lv / +371 737 7979) 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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