MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin (October 2, 2018) – Briggs & Stratton Corporation has entered into a supply agreement with Walbro LLC, a global manufacturer of electronic fuel injectors and other OPE engine systems. The agreement gives Briggs & Stratton the exclusive right to use Walbro's EEM SHIFT™ electronic fuel injection systems on Briggs & Stratton's single- and twin-cylinder engines for riding lawn mowers and zero turn radius lawn mowers.
The agreement will allow Briggs & Stratton to introduce industry leading, cost-efficient fuel injection technology to its line of residential-grade engines. "Our research continually shows that easy and dependable starting, as well as fuel efficiency, are big purchase drivers for consumers considering gas walk-behind, ride and zero turn radius mowers," said Jeff Coad, Global Vice President of Product Development & Marketing – Engines & Power at Briggs & Stratton. "With this electronic fuel injection system from Walbro, we can now offer consumers more fuel-efficient mowers that run longer, and deliver great performance at an exceptional value to our customers." Briggs & Stratton continues to offer a robust line of residential- and commercial-grade engines for outdoor power equipment that feature improved fuel economy and reliable starting. For more information on all engines and other Briggs & Stratton products, visit www.briggsandstratton.com.