TAG: Briggs & Stratton Corp.

Companies in the News: Briggs & Stratton wins a manufacturer of the year award; Hunter recognized with energy leadership award; and more from CenterSquare Advisory, Kubota Tractor Corp. and Stepstone

May 8, 2019By

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp named Briggs & Stratton Corp. the winner of the 2019 Manufacturer of the Year award in the category of medium manufacturer with 151 to 500 employees. Briggs & Stratton earned the honor based on a range of criteria, including its economic impact, community involvement and corporate responsibility and commitment to workforce development and excellence. The company has... read more

Briggs & Stratton to acquire Allmand Bros.

August 21, 2014By

Briggs & Stratton Corp. signed an agreement to acquire Allmand Bros. based in Holdrege, Neb., for $62 million. Allmand Bros. manufactures towable light towers, industrial heaters and solar LED arrow boards. Todd Teske, chairman, president and CEO of Briggs & Stratton, hopes to further the company’s initiative of focusing on higher margin and commercial end use products. “The acquisition of... read more

OPEI dubs 2014-2015 officers, board of directors

July 21, 2014By

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) named its 2014-2015 officers and board of directors during the OPEI annual meeting, held in Palm Beach, Fla., June 17-19. Officers for the 2014-2015 year include: Chairman Paul Mullet, president, Excel Industries; Vice Chair Lee Sowell, president, Techtronic Industries Co. Outdoor Products; and Secretary/Treasurer Tim Merrett, VP of A&T global platform and turf and utility,... read more

Briggs welcomes sales directors to commercial power team

January 8, 2014By

Briggs & Stratton Corp. is adding two commercial engine industry veterans to its commercial power sales team: Randy Lockyear, as senior director of commercial sales, and Rick Wendt, as director of commercial sales. Lockyear will oversee sales in North America of the corporation’s commercial engines, most notably its Vanguard brand. He joins Briggs & Stratton from Kawasaki Motors Corp., where... read more