Company Profile

Company Overview

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiary Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group LLC is North America’s number one manufacturer of portable generators and pressure washers, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of standby generators, along with lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris® and Murray® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.

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.

Business Units

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:

  • Engines
  • Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers
  • Riding Mowers and Tractors
  • Zero Turn Mowers
  • Snowthrowers
  • Home Generator Systems
  • Portable Generators
  • Pressure Washers

Learn more about our products by visiting the website for one of the brands in our portfolio.


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.

Learn more about our brands and our licensed, contract, and private label brands.

International Reach

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.

See all our corporate and plant locations.

History Engine

Our History

A look back at Briggs & Stratton's first 100 years in business and ahead to the next 100 years... More

Briggs & Stratton Brands

Brands and Partnerships

The Briggs & Stratton Brand Portfolio includes many brands that are either built under license agreements or on contract with other companies. Many of these partnerships have benefited both us and our partners for multiple years... More

Briggs & Stratton Locations


Although Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents, we also have 10 facilities in the United States, 5 facilities outside of the United States, and two joint ventures in Japan. We pride ourselves on being a global partner...More