Briggs & Stratton partners with MurCal to help OEMs electrify equipment
Briggs & Stratton has partnered with MurCal. Through the partnership, MurCal will use Briggs & Stratton's Vanguard commercial lithium-ion battery packs to engineer electrification solutions for the company's OEM customers.
"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," said Chris Davison, Briggs & Stratton senior marketing manager, commercial power. "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.
Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, MurCal has over 60 years of experience in serving the instrumentation needs of OEMs located primarily on the west coast of the United States. Specializing in the implementation of controls for pumping and frost protection equipment, MurCal is dedicated to helping small to mid-size OEMs meet their technology and electrification goals.
"Our customers – like the rest of the country – are navigating an increased need for electrification in the face of changing emission standards," said Jim Saunders, head of business development at MurCal. "By partnering with Vanguard, we're able to bring forward a trusted, standard solution for electrification that we can help our OEM customers implement quickly and consistently."
The MurCal line includes products that range in complexity from simple start/stop operation to automation systems. The company manufactures solutions to increase productivity and equipment performance for its customers and end-users.
The Vanguard commercial lithium-ion battery pack is a fully integrated, complete battery solution. The Vanguard lithium-ion battery pack, battery management system, and charger work together to deliver efficient power and performance. The Vanguard commercial lithium-ion battery pack line features 3.8kWh, 5kWh and 10kWh power options. This offers OEMs an integrated electric system with the capacity to connect packs in parallel for more power.