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Briggs & Stratton Facility Produces 70 Millionth Small Gasoline Engine

GasBuddy Blog -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation recently announced that it has produced its 70 Millionth small engine at its Murray, Kentucky facility. A team of approximately one thousand American workers have achieved this milestone of consistently producing millions of engines each year since the plants opening in 1985 for the outdoor power equipment industry.

The approximately 300,000 square feet at its Murray facility, located at 110 Main Street, is responsible for die casting, machining and the assembly of engines and related components.

"It's hard to believe that just this facility alone has produced 70 million small engines," said Rodney Bohannon, Plant Manager. "This is a true testament to the dedication and hard work of...


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cv
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2013 5:56:53 AM

I used a Briggs & Stratton engine when I built my first go cart in 1957. 30 years later I used the same engine to build a new go cart for my sons.
Tommyguns45
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 7:50:50 AM

That is great but the push mower type is pre set at the factory where it runs the same speed (fast) all the time. It sure burns up allot of gas that way.
1stupedaso
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 9:09:42 AM

quality product for the price
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 6:29:52 PM

Even as a Canuck, I'm happy about that ... I have been pleased with a couple of Briggs engines that have done well for me over the years.
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 9:43:47 AM

Briggs & Stratton has been around a long time as have I. I believe in them more than any foreign make. Well done!
Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2012 7:51:25 AM

Great small engine.
Vette1967
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 8:45:19 PM

It's a wonder they are still produced here.
dtren
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 11:33:14 AM

Too bad all of our American companies can`t be as successful!
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 4:56:27 AM

We need more USA success stories like this. The best way is to reward success, not to reward failure.
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2012 9:01:44 PM

gotta admire people like PhilnTX no matter a success got find a way to take a cheap shot at the POTUS. sad little minds
PhilnTX
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Don't let the POTUS hear this. He'll try to loan them some money so they'll go bankrupt! hahahahahahahahaha
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An American success story.
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need anew vols wagen car in 61704
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GOD BLESS AMERICA
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Build baby build!
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 5:03:16 AM

congrats and keep up the good work!
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made in the USA way to go!
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:49:49 AM

They certainly have been good reliable engines as long as I can remember. Good for them...
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:20:35 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:17:01 AM

old news
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:13:26 AM

Old article, ZZZZZZZZZZZ, old, old, old.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:10:42 AM

Probably due to all the replacements needed from Ethanol destroying small engines...
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:46:42 AM

Good for them!
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:44:39 AM

3 days running!!
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:36:20 AM

Tough engines. Dependable, reliable. Now move on to something else please. This article only remotely related to gas prices (if at all).
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:32:08 AM

this is in the top 5 news for the 4th day...
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:25:27 AM

I have a B&S in my power washer. Every year I use it on my deck, drive, cars, it just keeps on chugging.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:25:13 AM

Very old news..
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:24:56 AM

Still sounds good.......still old news
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Old News
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...old post...please delete...............
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:23:17 AM

Great Engine
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:22:57 AM

This is just as old as the driving dog article.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:21:41 AM

more old news
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:21:18 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:20:55 AM

slow monday
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:20:34 AM

old article.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:20:31 AM

Ditto on the third day!
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:20:12 AM

this one has been around like those old B&G motors.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:19:37 AM

3rd day getting old
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:19:22 AM

More old news.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:19:13 AM

REALLY OLD NEWS...
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:19:03 AM

What mileage do they get?
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THIRD DAY!!! PAST TIME FOR A CHANGE.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:18:22 AM

Old, old, old. Change title to should read 15 times
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:16:49 AM

Like the last article, a new week, lets get something new to read.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:16:43 AM

This has been on for days.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:16:22 AM

Old stuff, again, again, again.....
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:15:36 AM

More old news!
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:14:39 AM

How many more engines have they made since this article was posted? Must be closing in on 71 million by now.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:14:28 AM

Just another excuse to raise gas prices.
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