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									Kohler Co.

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Kohler Co.                                                                        Key Employees
                                                                                  Name                         Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                               Chief Operating Officer,
                                      444 Highland Drive, Kohler, 53044, United   David Kohler
Headquarters Address                                                                                           President
                                      States of America
                                                                                                               Chairman, Chief Executive
                                                                                  Herbert Kohler
Telephone                             + 1 800 4564537                                                          Officer
                                                                                  Jeff Mueller                 President - Global Faucets
Fax                                   N/A

Website                               www.kohler.com
                                                                                  Company Overview
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         N/A
                                                                                  Kohler Co. (Kohler) designs, manufactures and
Number of Employees                   32,000
                                                                                  sells kitchen and bathroom products, interior
                                                                                  products such as tiles, and furniture. The
Fiscal Year End                       N/A
                                                                                  company also manufactures and sells engines
Revenue (in US$ million)              N/A
                                                                                  and generators. In addition, it deals in the resort
                                                                                  and real estate business. The company
                                                                                  operates under four business groups, namely,
                                                                                  Kitchen & Bath, Global Power, Interiors, and
                                                                                  Hospitality & Real Estate groups. Kohler has its
                                                                                  operations spread across six continents and
SWOT Analysis                                                                     operates through subsidiaries and joint-
                                                                                  ventures. It has manufacturing facilities across
Strengths                             Weaknesses                                  50 locations in the US and is headquartered in
                                                                                  Kohler, Wisconsin.
Decentralized Business Units          Enterprise Value Lockup
                                                                                  Key Competitors
Diversified Products Portfolio        Human Resources Management                  Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated (Ticker:
                                                                                  BSET)
Strategic Growth Initiatives
                                                                                  Hooker Furniture Corporation (Ticker: HOFT)

Opportunities                         Threats                                     Restoration Hardware, Inc.
                                      Lack of Awareness of the Price/Quality
Booming Real Estate Market in India                                               Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. (Ticker: STLY)
                                      Tradeoff
Demand for Plumbing Fixtures and      Negative Outlook of the US                  TOTO LTD. (Ticker: 5332)
Fittings                              Construction Industry
                                      Slow Adoption of New Building
Green Trend
                                      Products




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 7
3     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 9
    3.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................9
    3.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................9
    3.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................9
    3.4      Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................10
    3.5      Threats .................................................................................................................................................................10
4     Kohler Co. - History ............................................................................................................................... 12
5     Kohler Co. - Key Employees ................................................................................................................. 14
6     Kohler Co. - Locations and Subsidiaries ............................................................................................. 15
    6.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    6.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................15
7     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 16
    7.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................16
    7.2      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................16




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