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About Us

Briggs & Stratton Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and services air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment worldwide. It operates through two main segments, Engines and Products.

Engines

The Engines segment offers engines primarily for various lawn and garden equipment applications, which include walk-behind lawn mowers, riding lawn mowers, garden tillers, and snow throwers; and industrial, construction, agricultural and other consumer applications that include generators, pumps, and pressure washers. It also manufactures replacement engines and service parts. This segment sells its products directly, as well as through sales and service distributors.

Products

The Products segment offers portable and standby generators, pressure washers, snow throwers and lawn and garden powered equipment. It sells its products through various channels of retail distribution, including consumer home centers, warehouse clubs, mass merchants, and independent dealers under brands such as Briggs & Stratton, Brute, Craftsman, Ferris, John Deere, Murray, Simplicity, Snapper, Victa, and Troy-Bilt.

Recall Alert

Briggs & Stratton Recalls Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard. The weld on the drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard. Learn More

Latest News

19 Dec 2014

Briggs & Stratton Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment and Stabilizer Wins Power Equipment Trade Magazine GIE+EXPO 2014 Dealers Choice Award

For over 30 years Green Industry Equipment and Expo (GIE+EXPO), North American’s biggest lawn and garden equipment event, has been an opportunity for exhibitors to showcase new and innovative products, this year attracting over 19,000 industry professionals and enthusiasts. …

12 Dec 2014

Briggs & Stratton Corporation Awarded "Newsmaker of The Year" by Diesel Progress Magazine

Briggs & Stratton Corporation was recently awarded “Newsmaker of the Year” by Diesel Progress Magazine. Diesel Progress North American and Diesel Progress International cover the products, technology and industry news for all the engine-powered (diesel, natural gas, and gasoline) equipment markets. Briggs & Stratton was given this award in a tie with Generac Corporation. …

04 Dec 2014

New Briggs & Stratton® Standby Generator Site Eases Purchase Process

Briggs & Stratton Standby Power unveiled a new website section designed to give homeowners an easy-to-follow step-by-step guide to navigate the often confusing process of choosing, buying and installing a standby generator.…