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Preparing For the Big Gig | Briggs & Stratton
Preparing For the Big Gig
May 17, 2022

Ahead of the June 23 kick-off of Milwaukee’s famous Summerfest Music Festival, the lawns of Henry Maier Festival Park got their first cut of the 2022 season thanks to festival sponsor Briggs & Stratton®. Read More

Briggs & Stratton Names Michelle Kumbier as New SVP & President of its Turf & Consumer Products Business
Briggs & Stratton Names Michelle Kumbier as New SVP & President of its Turf & Consumer Products Business
February 25, 2022

Briggs & Stratton today announced that Michelle Kumbier has joined the Company as Senior Vice President & President of its Turf & Consumer Products business, which consists of the Company's Ferris, Snapper, Simplicity, Billy Goat, Victa and Branco brands of commercial and residential outdoor power equipment. Read More

Briggs & Stratton's Standby Power Unit Renamed Energy Solutions | Briggs & Stratton Newsroom
Briggs & Stratton's Standby Power Unit Renamed Energy Solutions
November 15, 2021

Briggs & Stratton is expanding its standby power business to include both standby generators and energy storage systems. To better represent the breadth of Briggs & Stratton’s alternative power solutions now available to customers, the Company has renamed its Standby Power business unit, which going forward will be known as Energy Solutions. Read More

Brian Hazelton Joins Briggs & Stratton as Senior Vice President & President of Its Power Business Unit
Brian Hazelton Joins Briggs & Stratton as Senior Vice President & President of Its Power Business Unit
November 11, 2021

Briggs & Stratton today announced that Brian Hazelton has joined the Company as Senior Vice President & President of its Power Business Unit, which consists of Briggs & Stratton residential engines, Vanguard commercial engines, Vanguard lithium-ion commercial batteries and service. Read More

Briggs & Stratton Acquires SimpliPhi Power: Enters Into Energy Storage System Market
Briggs & Stratton Acquires SimpliPhi Power: Enters Into Energy Storage System Market
September 07, 2021

Briggs & Stratton announced today it has acquired SimpliPhi Power, a California-based manufacturer of energy storage and management systems which store solar, grid and wind power for future use by residential, commercial and industrial customers. Read More

Briggs & Stratton Acquires Equity in Accelerated Systems, Inc.
Briggs & Stratton Acquires Equity in Accelerated Systems, Inc.
July 14, 2021

Briggs & Stratton today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Accelerated Systems, Inc. (ASI) which develops complete traction and control systems for vehicles and has in-house design capabilities for electric motors, controllers and battery systems. Read More

Briggs & Stratton Increases Standby Generator Production
Briggs & Stratton Increases Standby Generator Production to Meet Growing Demand 
March 23, 2021

Briggs & Stratton is more than doubling production of its standby generators to meet the market’s growing reliance on home power and record power outage events nationwide. This initiative will reduce lead times, by expanding standby generator production to Auburn, Alabama. Read More

Proud Past, Promising Future: A New Briggs & Stratton
PROUD PAST, PROMISING FUTURE: A NEW BRIGGS & STRATTON
October 27, 2020

After emerging from Chapter 11 restructuring as a new company with a new owner and a new CEO, Briggs & Stratton, LLC, a company with a 113-year legacy, also has a new beginning. Read More

Briggs & Stratton Announces Completion of Sale to KPS Capital Partners
Briggs & Stratton Announces Completion of Sale to KPS Capital Partners
September 23, 2020

Briggs & Stratton, a recognized global leader in providing power to get work done, announces that KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”), through a newly formed affiliate, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Briggs & Stratton Corporation and certain of its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Read More

Briggs & Stratton Enters Into Sale Agreement And Initiates Voluntary Reorganization Under Chapter 11
Briggs & Stratton Enters Into Sale Agreement And Initiates Voluntary Reorganization Under Chapter 11
July 20, 2020

Company remains well-positioned to continue serving customers worldwide Company has entered into a definitive agreement with KPS Capital Partners for a sale of substantially all the Company's assets Company secures $677.5 million in Debtor-In-Possession (DIP) financing to support operations throughout the sale and reorganization process Read More