GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 2020)--Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engines Division has announced the promotion of Todd Sytsma to manager, OEM department. Sytsma, a Grand Rapids native, has worked as an OEM sales manager at Kawasaki for the past four years.
Increased Kawasaki Engine Production to Come Online as Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A. Announces New Facility to Open Next Year
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 7, 2021) -- To meet increased demand from customers, the quantity of Kawasaki engines special-built for lawn, garden and industrial applications will get a needed boost next summer when a new production facility opens in Boonville, Mo.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (October 6, 2021) --- Kawasaki Engines heads to the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., with an all-new exhibit showcasing the company’s products and capabilities under the theme of “Coming Together.” The theme is a nod to the return of GIE+EXPO since 2019, as well as a description of Kawasaki’s engines, parts, and accessories working together to deliver proven performance and quality to outdoor lawn equipment manufacturers.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 5, 2021)---As part of its continuing efforts to provide maximum support to its OEMs in Mexico, the Engines Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. today announced an agreement with two affiliated companies to assume import and distribution activities in Mexico beginning May 5. Tecnologia En Riego De Mexico (TERMSA) and Tecnologia Integral En Riego (TIRSA) will geographically split responsibilities for the country, based on a north-south division of its numerous states.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 4, 2021)---Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engines Division is launching two rigorously tested, Ethanol-free, fuel products specifically optimized for OPE applications. The introduction of these two additions to Kawasaki’s Signature Series family of products includes KTECH Blend Pre-Mixed 2-Cycle Fuel + Oil and KTECH Ethanol-Free 4-Cycle Fuel.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 2020) Kawasaki’s EFI engines, recognized as industry workhorses consistently providing high performance power to numerous OEM applications, receives an infusion to its line-up with the new FX1000V EFI. A 38.5 HP SAE Certified engine, this unit brings the family to a total of five engines, providing the essential ingredients for commercial mowers and heavy-duty industrial and construction equipment. The FX1000V EFI joins the FS730V, FT730V, FX730V, and FX850V engines as the largest and most powerful option available.
As the Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engines Division has continued its growth, the company has built much of its reputation on the level of responsiveness it has shown to its customers. One of the most important groups—dealers—will soon see an expanded concentration of support as Kawasaki’s existing Order Services Department becomes the Customer Care Department, effective April 1.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 2020)---Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan, has announced that effective October 1, 2021, its Motorcycle and Engines business unit will operate independently of KHI. The move will promote increased flexibility for these categories in order to more quickly respond to market opportunities and innovations.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 19, 2019)---With an existing broad line of engines found in the chassis of more than 40 industry OEMs, Kawasaki used this year’s indoor display at October’s GIE+EXPO to highlight two about-to-be-released new powerplants and educated attendees about key parts of the company’s development process. And, to top things off, visitors to the display got to participate in the donation of more than 103,000 meals to food-insecure families.
Kawasaki’s New General Purpose Engines Division Evp and GM of R&D Brings Expansive Background to Position
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 17, 2019)---The Engines Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) has announced the appointment of Atsuhiro Yoshimatsu as executive vice president of the General Purpose Engine Division and general manager of research & development. The appointment is effective immediately.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 11, 2019)---Attendees visiting the Kawasaki Engines display at this year’s GIE+EXPO in Louisville helped the company bolster its contribution to FEEDING AMERICA to a level 15 percent above that achieved during the company’s initial effort at the trade gathering in 2018. Funds to provide more than 103,000 meals were generated at this year’s event. The donation marked the company’s new membership in FEEDING AMERICA ENTERPRISE SOCIETY, a group of businesses committed to the hunger relief organization’s vision of a hunger-free America.