Posted January 25, 2021
Briggs & Stratton today announced a $9.4 million expansion at its Auburn facility which is expected to create 35 new jobs over the next year.
Briggs & Stratton is located in the Auburn Technology Park South and remains one of the largest manufacturing employers in East Alabama.
Based in Wisconsin, Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, as well as commercial lithium-ion batteries, power generation, pressure washers, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products.
Plant manager Erick Rodriguez said the company is looking for “responsible, motivated individuals” to fill positions.
“After emerging from Chapter 11 restructuring as a new company with a new owner and a new CEO, Briggs & Stratton has a new beginning, and we are looking forward to 2021 with high expectations,” Rodriguez said. “We are confident that we will continue to achieve success here in Auburn.”