Vanguard and MurCal Partner to Bring Trusted Electrification Solutions to OEMs

MILWAUKEE (February 1, 2022) – Briggs & Stratton is pleased to announce its partnership with MurCal, Inc., an elite integrator of controls and instrumentation for cutting-edge industrial applications. Through the partnership, MurCal will leverage the Vanguard® Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Packs in engineering electrification solutions customized for its 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, more recently, 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.”

MurCal has built a name for itself in helping smaller OEMs implement the controls and instrumentation they need to bring big ideas to life. The MurCal line includes hundreds of products which range in complexity from simple start/stop operation to sophisticated automation systems. The company prides itself on optimizing smart solutions to maximize productivity and equipment performance for its customers and end-users.

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.

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*Total energy measured using a 0.2C discharge per IEC 61960-3:2017
***Concept products on display at the show are not currently available for purchase.

Media Contacts

Christine Davison
Briggs & Stratton

Jim Saunders
MurCal, Inc.

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