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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

26 Feb 2015

Briggs & Stratton Wants to Know What You'd Never Change

To celebrate the launch of Briggs & Stratton’s (NYSE:BGG) new EXi engine featuring Just Check and Add™, the company is turning to social media. The #neverchange photo promotion asks participants what they would never want to change. Whether it’s never wanting their kids to grow up or keeping a favorite team’s winning streak alive, Briggs & Stratton wants to see it.…

24 Feb 2015

Briggs & Stratton Corporation Introduces Lithium-Ion Electric Starting Technology to Gas-Powered Engines

Available now, exclusively on Cub Cadet lawn mowers at Cub Cadet independent dealers and Costco Wholesale, InStart® lithium-ion starting technology, combined with Briggs & Stratton’s ReadyStart® Starting System, requires no priming, no choking and no rope to pull. InStart also offers quick, reliable charging. …

23 Feb 2015

Historic New England Snow Taking Toll On Snowblowers

When you’re measuring snow in feet instead of inches, your snow blower is likely working overtime. The sheer volume of snow that New England has been seeing lately can tax even the most reliable machine.…