Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Magneto Power, LLC, Distributor of the Year

Oct 18, 2011, 08:00 ET from Briggs & Stratton Corporation

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation recently awarded their "Distributor of the Year" award to Magneto Power, LLC., with headquarters located in Mequon, WI, and warehouses in Anoka, MN, Dallas, TX, and Tualatin, OR. Todd Teske, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer for Briggs & Stratton was on hand to present the award to Mark Polzin, President of Magneto Power, LLC.

Doug Dougherty, Senior Director of Distributor Support for Briggs & Stratton stated, "This award recognizes the highest level of service provided in several metrics that we track throughout the year. Some of the services that we measure and feel are critical to the success of our organization and to our service dealer organization are high fill rates, next day delivery, on line training and technical support. We mutually set minimum standards and track performance throughout the year with each of our distributors. I am proud to say that we had several other distributors who excelled this year, and were also deserving of this award. It is the goal of Briggs & Stratton and the Integrated Distributor Network (IDN) to continually strive to improve and offer world class service support that is best in class."

Magneto Power is a member of the IDN network.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiary Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group LLC is North America's number one manufacturer of portable generators and pressure washers, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of home standby generators, along with lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris® and Murray® brands.  Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.

SOURCE Briggs & Stratton Corporation