Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of portable generators and pressure washers. In addition, the Company is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden, turf care and other power and job site equipment through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, SnapperPro®, Ferris®, Murray®, Allmand®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. These products are sold through consumer home centers, department stores, mass merchants, warehouse clubs and independent dealers. In fiscal 2014, Briggs & Stratton Corporation reported $1.9 billion in sales.
Briggs & Stratton’s Mission
We will create superior value by developing mutually beneficial relationships with our customers, suppliers, employees, and communities. We will enhance our brand equity and leadership position by developing, manufacturing at low cost, marketing, and servicing high value power for a broad range of power products. In pursuing this mission, we will provide power for all people worldwide to develop their economies and improve the qualities of their lives and, in so doing, add value to our shareholders' investment.
Briggs & Stratton operates within two business segments:
- Engine Group
- Products Group
In addition to its engine business, the Company is also a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of:
- Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers
- Riding Mowers and Tractors
- Zero Turn Mowers
- Home Generator Systems
- Portable Generators
- Pressure Washers
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Under the Yard Power Products Group, Briggs & Stratton manufactures products under the Ferris, Simplicity, Snapper, Snapper-Pro, Giant-Vac, and Murray brands. This move has introduced the Company to the end-products business.
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In addition to a great presence in North America, the Company has numerous manufacturing facilities, joint ventures, and sales and service operations across the globe.
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