Vanguard® Brings Battery System Solution to Scott Industrial 

Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack technology to expand fluid power distributor’s electrification offerings 

MILWAUKEE (January 4, 2022) – Briggs & Stratton is pleased to announce a partnership with Scott Industrial Systems (Scott) – 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 is proud to help 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.”

The Vanguard Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack is the only fully integrated, complete battery solution on the market. The patent pending customized Vanguard Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, battery management system and charger work seamlessly 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 a fully integrated electric system with the capacity to connect packs in parallel for more power. The Vanguard Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack is proudly manufactured in the USA.

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Media Contacts

Meredith Pierick
Two Rivers Marketing

Christine Davison
Briggs & Stratton

About Briggs & Stratton:

Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit and