Freienbach Switzerland, 05th July 2022 – Engine and power solutions specialist Briggs & Stratton® won the prestigious ERA Technical Committee Award at the 2022 European Rental Awards in Riga, Latvia. Recognised for its training materials for rental companies, Briggs & Stratton was handpicked for the award by the ERA Technical Committee. 

As one of two companies shortlisted for this exclusive accolade, Briggs & Stratton’s series of informative training videos impressed the judges. The videos focus on different areas of the engine and what rental companies should look for when safeguarding engines, alongside the information they must supply when renting equipment out to ensure satisfied customers.

In a series of four videos, Paul Bramhall, Director – Electrification / Rental EMEA, discusses the key steps to focus on during Pre-Delivery Inspection, Equipment Check-Out, Equipment Check-In, and Preparation for Long-Term Storage. Providing useful insights for rental companies, the videos highlight Briggs & Stratton’s ongoing after-sales support for its rental customers. 

Paul Bramhall commented, “It is fantastic to be recognised for the tremendous work that goes on supporting our customers, large and small, throughout Europe. Our commitment to ensuring that rental companies get the best out of our products to deliver genuine solutions for their customers is at the forefront of our approach throughout EMEA. The series of training videos are designed to educate frontline personnel to understand how these checks can have a positive impact on the company’s total cost of ownership and environmental impact from their fleet. We look forward to working closely with more rental companies as we expand our product offering within the region.”

A spokesperson for the ERA Technical Committee Award commented, “It was a coincidence that two engine manufacturers were shortlisted this year, but it does illustrate the commitment of engine suppliers to the rental industry. The committee wanted to highlight a manufacturer who had created training materials adapted for rental and was particularly impressed by Briggs & Stratton’s training videos.”

Customers can access the videos by getting in touch with the ERA or by contacting a Vanguard representative. 


Inês Ferreira, Briggs & Stratton, +41 55 415 1256,

Callum Jenkinson, BWP, +44 7970 242 134, 

About Briggs & Stratton:

Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is focused on providing power to get work done and make people's lives better. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of commercial lithium-ion batteries, power generation, pressure washer, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris®, Vanguard®, Allmand®, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.