Company Profile

Company Overview

Briggs & Stratton 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 pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro®Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, 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 2015, Briggs & Stratton Corporation reported $1.89 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 two business segments:

  • Engine
  • Products


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
  • Snowthrowers
  • Standby Home Generator Systems
  • Portable Generators
  • Pressure Washers
  • Industrial Light Towers


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.