MCDONOUGH, Ga. – One of the largest employers within McDonough’s city limits will be shutting its doors during the first quarter of 2015. Briggs & Stratton will close down its factory located there because the factory has not been able to run at full capacity since the company acquired it in 2004, according to Vice President of Corporate Communications Laura Timm. The plant, which manufactures pressure washers, snowblowers, zero-turn lawn mowers and smaller lawn and garden tractors, will be consolidated into other plants in Wisconsin with the manufacturing of zero-turn lawn mowers moving to upstate New York. To read the full article, click here.