Is Kohler Co giving US technologies to China with the help from the State of Wisconsin?
KOHLER — Gov. Jim Doyle announced Thursday that Kohler Co. will receive more than $1.7 million in economic stimulus funds to help implement new energy-efficient production processes. --------------------------------------… Kohler Co. Enters Engine Joint Venture in China May 2007 KOHLER, Wis., USA – May 3, 2007 – Kohler Co. has created a joint venture company between Kohler Engines and YinXiang Ltd., for the development, manufacture, marketing, sale and distribution of general-purpose gasoline engines. The joint venture, Kohler-YinXiang Ltd, based in Chongqing, China will provide Kohler an increased global presence in the worldwide small gasoline engine market and establishes a new cost effective manufacturing location to support the Kohler engine business. “Kohler has been seeking a strategic partner over the last two years to help us grow our presence in the small engine market and enhance our product offerings,” said Paul Bartelt, President-Kohler Engines. Kohler Engines (www.KohlerEngines.com) is a global manufacturer of small gasoline, diesel and petrol engines, serving the lawn & garden, industrial, transportation, agriculture, and light construction markets with the Kohler and Lombardini brands
Asked By: Milk Cow III - 12/10/2009
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No technology,,,just the jobs of Wisconsin residents.
Answered By: TB2 - 12/10/2009
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No, all they want to do is get into the global market. You really think that they don;t know how to build small engines?
Answered By: con man - 12/10/2009
This should be rephrased: Kohler moves manufacturing to china to take advantage of 3rd world labor costs, accelerating the decline of the USA. Goverment pays for decline.
Answered By: jack99skellington - 12/10/2009
Answered By: brown9500v11 - 12/10/2009
oh no...whatever shall we do...don't trade with other countries...but we expect the world to buy our stuff.
Answered By: Kevin - 12/10/2009
The technology isn't government owned.
Answered By: The fed up matthew™ - 12/10/2009
Why not...they have bailed our asses out from the Bush mess. The less energy we all use the better.
Answered By: Fly in the Ointment - 12/10/2009
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