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Briggs & Stratton partners with Scott Industrial Systems

Briggs & Stratton announced a partnership with Scott Industrial Systems – a full line fluid power distributor, offering expertise in hydraulics, pneumatics and electronic control systems. Scott will utilize the Vanguard Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack to offer a complete engineered e-drive solution.

With an emphasis on solving complicated fluid power problems with custom engineered solutions, Scott helps its customers migrate from conventional fuel to electric-powered machines. Electric power eliminates a customer’s need to manage and store fuel on-site as well as simplifies required monthly maintenance, ultimately leading to a safer work environment. The technology also helps with sustainability efforts by eliminating engine exhaust.

“By partnering with Vanguard to offer the Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, it allows Scott as a fluid power distributor to maximize our software and controls solution. It also expands our technology offerings with a new capability in electric power,” said Kevin Smith, vice president of sales at Scott Industrial. “With electric power, we can now provide a whole system solution to help our customers meet sustainability goals by migrating conventional fuel to electric.”

When selecting a partner in electrification, Scott meticulously evaluated power source solutions considering safety, application compatibility, maintenance and overall simplicity of use before landing on the Vanguard Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack. Designed for the charger and battery management system to operate jointly, the Lithium-Ion Battery Pack prevents pre-mature failure and is compatible with all Scott product offerings. “We’re proud to support esteemed companies like Scott Industrial Systems in supplying quality products and solutions for OEMs,” said Chris Davison, Briggs & Stratton senior marketing manager, commercial power. “We look forward to collaborating with Scott and being a resource for them as they utilize our battery lineup to create new, customized solutions for OEMs of mobile and stationary equipment.”