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Wauwatosa, WI (March 4, 2009) - Briggs & Stratton was recently presented the prestigious 2008 JD Power and Associates Award for the John Deere walk behind mower, manufactured by Briggs & Stratton in its Newbern, TN facility.

“This is the first time JD Power & Associates has ranked walk-behind lawnmowers,” said Vince Shiely, President Yard Power Products Group at Briggs & Stratton. “We are thrilled to be the first in this category to win this prestigious award.”

The John Deere walk-behind mower received the highest customer satisfaction ratings of all walk-behind lawn mower products produced in the United States. Ratings were based on performance, maintenance and warranty.

Shiely added, “We take great pride in our products at Briggs & Stratton. This award only reinforces our belief that we make a superior product!”
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Deanna Zabel
Briggs & Stratton
(414) 259-5659