Vanguard® Partners with JEM Technical to Bring Maximum Battery Efficiency and Productivity to Fluid Power Systems Integration

MILWAUKEE (November 2, 2021) – Briggs & Stratton is excited to announce its partnership with JEM Technical (JEM), a manufacturer of integrated custom hydraulic valve assemblies and components and a full system integrator of electronic solutions. JEM will utilize Vanguard Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Packs in its customized engineering solutions for OEM customers. 

“We’re always thrilled to find reputable and reliable companies like JEM Technical to partner with and supply with quality products,” said Chris Davison, Briggs & Stratton senior marketing manager, commercial power. “We look forward to collaborating with JEM and seeing how they utilize our battery lineup to create new, customized solutions for OEMs of mobile and stationary equipment.” 

Headquartered in Minnesota, JEM has nearly 40 years of fluid power and controls application experience. Since 1984, they have earned a solid reputation as a quality distributor and manufacturer of engineered valves, manifolds and electronics controls. Today, OEM customers in North America rely on more than three decades of engineering and business experience to help them design and build equipment with robust fluid power systems. 

“We pride ourselves on being able to offer products, systems and services that improve our customers’ machine technology from a productivity, usability and efficiency perspective,” said Andrew DeRung, JEM Technical director of sales and marketing. “We’re excited to leverage Vanguard battery packs in our electronic control solutions — they set the industry standard.”

Both the hydraulic and electronic products JEM provides to the market are heavily engineered and customized to each individual OEM customers’ needs. Their innovative electronic component selection, software development and custom wiring harness design will be further enhanced by Vanguard’s Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack line. JEM also specializes in CODESYS software development and is fully equipped to enhance equipment in the areas of CAN bus vehicle network management, machine automation and human machine interfaces.

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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Media Contacts:

Chris Davison 
Briggs & Stratton

Peter Baka
360 Marketing LLC (for JEM Technical)

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 power generation, pressure washers, 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. For additional information, please visit and

About JEM Technical:

JEM Technical is a fluid power systems integrator for original equipment manufacturers and industrial applications. JEM designs and manufactures custom valve manifolds that include industry leading cartridge valves and electronics which are also available independently through authorized distribution territories in the United States and Canada. The fluid power and motion control experts at JEM Technical have the knowledge and expertise to improve the technology of your equipment to achieve maximum system efficiency. For more information, visit