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Vanguard exhibits new 200 and 400 single-cylinder engines at World of Concrete 2019

Vanguard will display the new Vanguard 200 and 400 single-cylinder engines, the first two models in an all-new single-cylinder horizontal shaft commercial engine line, at World of Concrete in booth O31418. The new engine line was developed around key areas of performance critical to improving overall productivity — including starting, maintenance intervals, service and support, and total cost of ownership.

Allmand Bros. Inc. announces facility expansion for jobsite products

Allmand Bros. Inc., a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton Corporation and a manufacturer of high-performance portable job site equipment, announced plans to expand its current facility in Holdrege, NE, to increase production capacity and speed-to-market with new innovations. The expansion includes five new assembly lines, a prototyping lab, a new paint system and robotic weld cells, enhanced technologies infrastructure and is expected to be complete at the end of calendar year 2019. 

Vanguard adds EFI with e-governing to small block line

Vanguard expands its lineup of electronic fuel injection offerings to include a horizontal-shaft Small Block V-Twin engine. The Small Block engine features an open-loop EFI system with electronic governing engineered for the demands of the commercial construction and rental markets. With the addition of this engine, Vanguard EFI is now available on four engine platforms across nine horsepower ratings varying in output from 23 to 37 gross horsepower.

Vanguard launches first model in single-cylinder horizontal shaft gas engines

Vanguard introduces the first in a complete line of all-new single-cylinder horizontal shaft commercial gasoline engines built from the ground up based on customer input. Vanguard developed the new engines around key areas of performance critical to improving overall productivity, including starting, maintenance intervals, service and support, and total cost of ownership. The new line will span from 5 to 13 gross horsepower to meet power requirements for a wide range of global commercial applications.

Propane conversions available for Vanguard engines

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power engines are now available for propane conversion through Propane Power Systems. The EPA-certified conversions are available for 11 Vanguard and Commercial Series engines, ranging in displacement from 205cc single-cylinder horizontals up to 993cc BIG BLOCK V-Twin engines. These certified converted engines allow equipment manufacturers to offer propane to customers looking to take advantage of the benefits of propane-powered equipment. 

Briggs & Stratton introduces technology to prevent transportation damage

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power developed and patented the Vanguard TransportGuard engine feature to prevent damage caused by oil and fuel dilution during transportation. The innovation effectively reduces maintenance and increases productivity. TransportGuard’s simultaneous fuel/ignition shutoff ensures that fuel stays in place during transport, preventing fouled plugs, hydraulic lock, oil dilution and other costly problems.


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