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Magneto Power, LLC Named 2012 Distributor of the Year

Monday, October 22, 2012

Magneto Power, LLC Named 2012 Distributor of the Year08:00 EDT Monday, October 22, 2012Recognized for achieving high level of service and support to their customersMILWAUKEE, Oct. 22, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation recently awarded "Distributor of the Year" to Magneto Power, LLC, based out of Mequon, Wisconsin, Bill Reitman, Senior Vice President of Sales & Service and Doug Dougherty, Senior Director of Distributor Support, presented the award to Mark Polzin, President of Magneto Power. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/CG96717 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/CG15020LOGO )Dougherty stated, "This award recognizes the high levels of service provided in several metrics that we track throughout the year. Some of the metrics we feel are critical to the success of our organization and are important to our service dealer organization are high fill rates, next day delivery, training and technical support, quality of Territory Sales & Service Managers, successful implementation of factory sales & service programs, and much more. We mutually set minimum standards and track performance throughout the year with each of our distributors.  It is the goal of Briggs & Stratton and the IDN to continually strive to improve and offer world class service support." Mark Polzin stated on winning this prestigious award, "Magneto Power is very proud of our team that continues to provide excellent service to our customers.  We hope to continue to improve the value we bring to the marketplace with Briggs and Stratton being one to the strong companies we have represented for almost 90 years."With operations in Anoka, MN, Dallas, TX, and Tualatin, OR, Magneto Power is a member of the Integrated Distributor Network (IDN).Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiary Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group LLC is North America's number one marketer of portable generators and pressure washers, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of standby generators, along with lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro®, Ferris® and Murray® brands.  Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.SOURCE Briggs & Stratton CorporationFor further information: Synoilva Shaw, +1-414-479-8048, shaw.synoilva@basco.com