MILWAUKEE, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG), the world's largest producer of gasoline powered engines for outdoor power equipment, is a recipient of Power Equipment Trade's Dealers Choice Award for its 750 Series™ and 950 Series™ snow engines, a well-known industry award that honors outdoor power equipment suppliers' for their innovative products and technology.
Dealers Choice Award Details
Earning recognition in the Industrial/Engine category, lawn and garden equipment dealers declared the 950 and 750 Series' engines a "winner" for their ability to perform during harsh winter months, particularly starting capabilities down to -20 degrees Fahrenheit."Our snow engines are designed specifically for the application," said J.P. Benjamins, consumer engine marketing manager with Briggs & Stratton. "Using a dedicated snow facility in Bessemer, Michigan, our engine experts test the equipment to ensure they perform in the harshest of winter conditions. Plus, our team even travels the lengths of South America to find snow when it's summer here. With all of our engines, we take thorough measures to assure performance in a variety of conditions." Several other engine features helped dealers finalize their decision, including:
- Power — ability to cut through heavy, wet snow
- Reliability — a Magnetron electronic ignition and freeze-resistant recoil starter for quick and constant start-ups
- Convenience — features such as mitt-grip handles allow for easy use with mittens or gloves, and a large fuel tank for extended running time