Why is Briggs and Stratton closing?
The decision to close the plant now comes at the end of a chaotic year for Briggs. The company dealt with a number of weather related factors, the bankruptcy of Sears, brand and OEM changes, inefficiencies in a business optimization program and increased costs from tariffs and freight.
Is Briggs and Stratton going out of business?
Plans to emerge from bankruptcy Briggs & Stratton says it is not going out of business, and employees will continue to receive their regular pay and benefits. It says it will continue to operate and does not expect any interruptions.
Where is Briggs and Stratton made?
Briggs & Stratton began manufacturing in Milwaukee, WI, in 1908 and today more than 85 percent of Briggs & Stratton engines are made stateside at plants in Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia and Missouri using U.S. and global parts.
Are Briggs and Stratton engines good?
Industry leading engine: More than a dozen riding lawn mower companies put this engine in their equipment. Consistent starts: Briggs and Stratton engines have reliable and consistent starts. Wide power range: The company creates small engines for basic riding mowers up to commercial grade equipment.
How long will a Briggs and Stratton engine last?
With normal use and proper maintenance, a lawnmower should expect to last at least 8-10 years. That converts to around 300 to 500 hours for a small engine and 750 to 1000 hours for a bigger engine. But there are many examples where larger ride-on lawnmowers last for a much longer time.
Are Briggs and Stratton engines still good?
Consistent starts: Briggs and Stratton engines have reliable and consistent starts. Wide power range: The company creates small engines for basic riding mowers up to commercial grade equipment.
Which is better Briggs and Stratton or Kohler?
Compared to Briggs, Kohler is just built to last longer. Even when it comes to the single-cylinder options, Kohler is a superior design and far better balanced than their counterparts. With the evolution to producing cheaper, user-friendly products, the quality for Briggs has come down a bit throughout the years.
Where can I buy Briggs and Stratton spare parts?
We stock Briggs and Stratton spare parts. Briggs and Stratton are the world’s largest producer of air-cooled petrol engines for outdoor power equipment. With more than 100 years of experience, Briggs & Stratton is trusted by millions of people around the globe and backed by the largest service network in the industry.
Where are Briggs and Stratton petrol engines made?
Briggs & Stratton. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of air-cooled petrol engines for outdoor power equipment. Headquartered in Milwaukee, USA, the company designs, manufactures, markets, and services these products for original equipment manufacturers worldwide.
Where can I find Briggs and Stratton Model numbers?
Download our numbering system fact sheet or visit your local Briggs & Stratton dealer. *5 digit engine model numbers will have a leading 0. **Marine products use a shorter model sequence.
Why do people look for Briggs and Stratton?
That’s the reason consumers look for the Briggs & Stratton brand when they shop for power equipment.