Statesboro, GA (2017)

Briggs and Stratton Corporation


Brigggs and Stratton's Statesboro, GA plant modernization.


  • NMTC Amount: $23,635,000
  • Total Project Cost: $26,915,613


  • 90 FTE jobs


Project Description

Statesboro Engine Plant – Brigtgs & Stratton Statesboro, GA plant modernization of plant’s die cast & commercial engine manufacturing operations – Expansion of die cast and commercial engine manufacturing as well as upgradingequipment to streamline the production of current engines. Briggs & Stratton, producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, is onshoring production of the Company’s Vanguard Small Block V‐Twin engines and expanding the Statesboro Engine Plant’s die cast and commercial engine manufacturing operations, as well as upgrading equipment to streamline the production of its current engines serving the local market. Located in rural Georgia, the Statesboro Engine Plant is adding 50 new, quality, full‐time and permanent jobs to its existing workforce of over 325 jobs. Many of the positions do not require a college degree and are manufacturing in nature, where employees are operating and maintaining the production lines and equipment. Briggs & Stratton has committed to funding critical workforce development training efforts as part of this expansion. It will also provide current employees with the opportunity to participate in technical engine training to increase their technical knowledge, gain the requisite certification and qualify for higher level positions and grades within the Company. Through its partnership with Georgia Quick Start, a division of the Technical College System of Georgia, employees are offered customized workforce training as well as 75% tuition assistance toward two‐ and/or four‐year degrees to increase their skillset and labor grade. The company has a long history of providing quality jobs and stimulating the economy in rural communities. The New Markets Tax Credits (“NMTC”) helped enable upgrades within the Statesboro facility to produce the small engine blocks and ensure efficiency of warehouse operations to meet market demands.


Address: 46 Holland Ind Park Road, Statesboro, GA 30458

Census Tract: 13031110300

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