TAG: Briggs & Stratton

Briggs & Stratton acquires blower maker Hurricane

August 1, 2018By

Milwaukee-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. acquired certain assets of Hurricane, based in Muskegon Heights, Mich. Hurricane designs and manufactures stand-on leaf and debris blowers. Terms of the transaction, which accelerates the company’s diversification into commercial products, were not disclosed. “Hurricane brings high-quality products with differentiated capabilities around air flow and handling which make the lawn and turf care professional more... read more

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Series Engines

June 1, 2018By

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power introduces an upgraded and expanded line of Commercial Series V-Twin engines backed by a new three-year commercial limited warranty*. The light-duty commercial line now includes nine models, ranging from 16 to 27 gross horsepower for increased versatility. The engine’s patented Integrated Cyclonic System offers unmatched debris management to help the Commercial Series tackle extreme high-debris... read more

Briggs & Stratton: Vanguard Single-Cylinder Engine

February 13, 2018By

Vanguard Launches New Engine Line Vanguard™ introduces the first in a complete line of all-new single-cylinder horizontal shaft commercial gasoline engines built from the ground up and based on customer input. Vanguard developed the new engines around key areas of performance critical to improving overall productivity, including starting, maintenance intervals, service and support, and total cost of ownership. Vanguard comprehensively... read more

Briggs & Stratton acquires assets of Ground Logic

December 12, 2017By

Briggs & Stratton Corp. acquired the assets of Ground Logic in Lincoln, Neb., a designer and manufacturer of stand-on commercial spreaders and spreaders/sprayers for fertilizer and pesticide-herbicide lawn applications. “This acquisition supports Briggs & Stratton’s strategy to ‘fill out the trailer’ of the commercial lawn and turf professional, with highly regarded products that are built to stand up to the... read more

Briggs & Stratton: Commercial Series Engines

December 9, 2017By

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power introduces an upgraded and expanded line of Commercial Series V-Twin engines backed by a new three-year commercial limited warranty*. The light-duty commercial line now includes nine models, ranging from 16 to 27 gross horsepower for increased versatility. The engine’s patented Integrated Cyclonic System offers unmatched debris management to help the Commercial Series tackle extreme high-debris... read more

Recommender: Mower engines

November 8, 2017By

What mower engines do you recommend and why? David Perry Owner, My Lawn Care Poland, Ohio “All my mowers have Kohler engines. (I’ve) had great luck with them and when needed, have had great warranty/service from dealers. Having the same engines makes maintenance simpler, and it is easier to notice if something is wrong.” Matt Hyska Owner, Backyard Kreations Bronson,... read more