Brian Hazelton Talks State of the Industry, What’s to Come in 2023 with OEM Off-Highway

Brian Hazelton, Senior Vice President & President — Power Business Unit at Briggs & Stratton sat down with OEM Off-Highway to discuss 2022 industry trends and what to expect heading into 2023.

Hazelton provided insights into the technological areas he feels have the most potential for innovation. He also highlighted what he anticipates are the industry’s biggest challenges and opportunities as more OEMs pursue electrification and continue to navigate supply chain constraints.

“We are closely working with OEMs to understand their pain points and offer innovations that help them do their job and be successful in a world with changing demands,” said Hazelton. “As our industry moves forward, we’ll be there to support OEMs and their customers in navigating this evolution to electric power and higher technology internal combustion engines.”

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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