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 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 provide power and global support to make work easier and improve lives. By doing so, we expand our leadership position, increase the value of our brands and grow our shareholders’ investment.

Business Units

Briggs & Stratton operates within three business segments:

  • Engine
  • Turf & Consumer Products
  • Standby, Job Site & International


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