PALMDALE (February 3, 2022) – MurCal, Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Briggs & Stratton, one of the world’s largest producers of engines for outdoor power equipment. Through the partnership, MurCal will help OEMs electrify and customize engines for their unique uses leveraging Briggs & Stratton’s Vanguard® Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Packs.
“Our customers - like the rest of the country - are navigating an increased need for electrification in the face of changing emission standards,” said MurCal’s Jim Saunders. “By partnering with Vanguard, we’re able to bring forward a trusted, standard solution for electrification so that we can help our OEM customers implement quickly and consistently.”
From its start in 1908, Briggs & Stratton has grown into a global leader in innovative power solutions. Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, the company manufactures a wide range of products including lithium-ion batteries, standby generators, energy storage systems, lawn and garden, turf care, and job site products. Briggs & Stratton has locations in more than 100 countries on six continents.
Chris Davison of Briggs & Stratton explains, “Through our battery technology partner program, we’ve been able to identify and partner with esteemed solutions providers like MurCal in a common goal of helping OEMs more easily electrify their equipment. We are very excited about the opportunities that will come from aligning with MurCal and seeing how the company utilizes the Lithium-Ion technology from Vanguard to better serve its many stakeholders.”
The Vanguard system will allow OEMs to electrify diesel and gas engines. Companies can add power by connecting additional packs as needed. The Vanguard Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack is the market’s only fully integrated and complete battery solution on the market. Its patent-pending battery pack, charger, and battery management system work seamlessly together to achieve efficient power and performance. It offers 3.8kWh, 5kWh and 10kWh* power options.
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