Briggs & Stratton Works with Walbro LLC to Add Electronic Fuel Injection Systems to Residential Engine Applications
EEM SHIFT™ technology will be exclusive to Briggs & Stratton® ride and zero-turn mowers
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin (October 2, 2018) – Briggs & Stratton Corporation has entered into a supply agreement with Walbro LLC, a global manufacturer of electronic fuel injectors and other OPE engine systems. The agreement gives Briggs & Stratton the exclusive right to use Walbro's EEM SHIFT™ electronic fuel injection systems on Briggs & Stratton's single- and twin-cylinder engines for riding lawn mowers and zero turn radius lawn mowers.
The agreement will allow Briggs & Stratton to introduce industry leading, cost-efficient fuel injection technology to its line of residential-grade engines. "Our research continually shows that easy and dependable starting, as well as fuel efficiency, are big purchase drivers for consumers considering gas walk-behind, ride and zero turn radius mowers," said Jeff Coad, Global Vice President of Product Development & Marketing – Engines & Power at Briggs & Stratton. "With this electronic fuel injection system from Walbro, we can now offer consumers more fuel-efficient mowers that run longer, and deliver great performance at an exceptional value to our customers." Briggs & Stratton continues to offer a robust line of residential- and commercial-grade engines for outdoor power equipment that feature improved fuel economy and reliable starting. For more information on all engines and other Briggs & Stratton products, visit www.briggsandstratton.com.
About Briggs & Stratton Corporation:
Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG), headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is focused on providing power to get work done and make people's lives better. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, pressure washers, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris®, Vanguard®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit www.basco.com and www.briggsandstratton.com.