TAG: Briggs & Stratton

Brand U: Finding Ferris

December 23, 2019By
At Briggs & Stratton’s facility in Sherrill, N.Y., Richey Plemons saw firsthand how Ferris machines are built. He credits the opportunity to the nearly 7,000 followers of his YouTube channel. (Photo: Richey Plemons)

Richey Plemons appreciates equipment that can withstand just about anything. That’s why his company, Plemons Lawn & Landscape in Chatsworth, Ga., uses Ferris. “I’m always willing to push the equipment to its limits,” he says. “We now use a stand-on unit for hills that we wouldn’t normally put a machine on other than a walk-behind.” Having a stand-on unit gives... read more

Monitor equipment use, location with GPS technology

December 20, 2019By
TRACK IT GPS systems can monitor where equipment is an how long it is used. Photo: GPS Insight

Lawn care and landscape companies can organize and streamline their operations with advancements in GPS technology to monitor equipment location and use. read more

LM Gallery: October 2019

October 14, 2019By
Design-Build Growth Summit attendees (Photo: LM Staff)

Check out a few of the place the LM team made its rounds recently including a visit to hidden Creek landscaping, Jeffrey Scott’s Design Build Growth Summit, Honda Power Equipment and Briggs & Stratton. 1. Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Despite the early morning, the crew from Hidden Creek Landscaping was all smiles as it prepared to greet guests from landscaping companies... read more

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