TAG: Briggs & Stratton

Briggs opens new manufacturing facility in Sherrill, N.Y.

September 25, 2019By

Briggs & Stratton Corp. employees and leaders alike gathered together to celebrate the grand opening of Briggs’ new manufacturing facility in Sherrill, N.Y., on Sept. 18. “We’ve seen tremendous double-digit growth, especially with our Snapper, Vanguard and Billy Goat brands,” said Todd Teske, chairman, president and CEO of Briggs. “We needed a facility like this.” The new facility in Sherrill... read more

They’ve got the power: What you need to know about mower engines

August 15, 2019By
Electric mowers (Photo: Mean Green Mowers)

Why choosing the right mower engine can help landscape contractors save on fuel costs, be more environmentally friendly and increase efficiency. read more

Companies in the News: Case helps with public service project; Briggs & Stratton wins equipment dealer award and more from Jeffrey Scott, NaturaLawn, Echo, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, John Deere, Slingshot and iQ Power Tools

July 31, 2019By

Case Construction Equipment and Tidewater Equipment supported Team Rubicon in a public service project and equipment training exercise at Camp Martha Johnson, a Girl Scouts camp in Lizella, Ga. The training provided Team Rubicon heavy equipment operators/volunteers with stick time and resulted in the complete demolition and removal of four obsolete structures on the site, as well as the cleanup... read more

Snapper adds QPT series mowers

June 25, 2019By
Photo: Snapper

Snapper added Quiet Power Technology (QPT) from Briggs & Stratton on new line of walk-behind mowers. read more

Briggs & Stratton expands Ferris lineup with new zero-turn mower

January 14, 2019By

While at the GIE+EXPO, we caught up with Briggs & Stratton Corp.’s Kevin Carson to learn about the new zero-turn mower, the Ferris ISX 800. read more

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