Episode 3

Episode 3 Briggs and Stratton re-set: Chris Biddle discusses the legacy and future for the world's biggest small engine maker

Following the news that Briggs and Stratton, the worlds largest small engine maker had filed for Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Act, Chris Biddle looks back at the roots of their possible problems over years, and the likely way forward

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Chris Biddle

Chris is an experienced journalist specialising in the farm and grass machinery market. He has worked for a major tractor manufacturer and been a managing director of a farm and grass machinery dealership in the West Country.
In 1988, he launched trade magazine, Service Dealer followed by TurfPro in 1998, selling both titles to Land Power Publications in 2015.
He was editor of Landwards, the professional journal of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) from 2008 until 2019 and is the recipient of the 2020 IAgrE Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Land-Based industry.
Chris lives in Salisbury with his wife Trish, and is an avid cricket fan and member of the MCC for over 55 years.