Buhler Industries Inc. reports European marketing alliance
Winnipeg, MB
February 20, 2003

Buhler Industries Inc. (TSX: BUI) announces a marketing agreement between Buhler’s tractor operation (Buhler Versatile Inc.) and Landini Spa of Italy.

In accordance with the agreement, Buhler will build its Genesis series tractors for Landini, who will sell these tractors, under its own brand name, throughout its Western European network.

Landini is part of the Argo Industrial Group and is a high profile manufacturer of tractors being sold worldwide.

The launch of these new tractors will take place at the end of February during the upcoming SIMA tradeshow in Paris, France.

Buhler is pleased with the agreement, as it will satisfy some of the demand for the Genesis tractors in Western Europe.


Craig Engel - President
Phone: (204) 228-6206
E-mail: cengel@buhler.com

Trading symbol: BUI