Briggs and Stratton Information

Company Overview

Briggs and Stratton is the world’s largest producer of air-cooled petrol engines for outdoor power equipment. Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, the Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services these products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide.



Briggs and Stratton operates within four business segments:

  • Engine Power Products Group
  • Yard Power Products Group
  • Home Power Products Group
  • International Power Products Group


In addition to its engine business, the Company is also a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of:

  • Briggs and Stratton Generators – home and standby
  • Briggs and Stratton Pressure washers
  • Briggs and Stratton Snow throwers
  • Briggs and Stratton Lawn and garden equipment – riding and walk-behind mowers, tillers, chippers/shredders, leaf blowers, and vacuums, etc.
  • Briggs and Stratton spares and related accessories

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Under the Briggs and Stratton Yard Power Products Group, Briggs and Stratton manufactures products under the Ferris, Simplicity, Snapper, Snapper-Pro, Giant-Vac, and Murray brands. This move has introduced the Company to the end-products business.