Generac Holdings Inc is a Delaware corporation a was founded in 2006. The Company is a designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products serving the residential, light commercial, industrial and construction markets. Its products include residential, commercial and industrial standby generators, as well as portable and mobile generators used in a variety of applications. Other engine powered products that it designs and manufactures include light towers which provide temporary lighting for various end markets and a product line of power washers for residential and commercial use. It designs, manufactures, sources and modifies engines, alternators, transfer switches and other components necessary for its products, which are fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel and Bi-Fuel. Its products are available across the U.S & Canada, also in the Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia/Pacific regions. Products are sold into these under the Generac, Magnum, Ottomotores & Tower Light br& names. It also sells direct to certain national & regional account customers that are the end users of its products. It classifies its products into three classes based on similar range of power output geared for varying end customer uses: Residential power products, Commercial & Industrial power products; & Other products. Its residential automatic standby generators range in output from 6kW to 60kW, with manufacturer's suggested retail prices. These products operate on natural gas, liquid propane or diesel & are permanently installed with an automatic transfer switch, which it also manufactures. Air-cooled engine residential standby generators range in outputs from 6kW to 20kW, are available in steel & aluminum enclosures & serve as an emergency backup for small to medium-sized homes. Liquid-cooled engine generators serve as emergency backup for larger homes & small businesses & range in output from 22kW to 60kW. Liquid-cooled brands include the Guardian Series & the premium Quietsource Series, which have a quiet, low-speed engine & a standard aluminum enclosure. It offers a full line of commercial & industrial generators fueled by diesel, natural gas, liquid propane & Bi-Fuel, ranging from 22kW up to 3,250kW. Its light-commercial standby generators include a full range of affordable systems from 22kW to 150kW & related transfer switches, providing three-phase power sufficient for small & mid-sized businesses including grocery stores, convenience stores, restaurants, gas stations, pharmacies, retail banks & small health care facilities. It also manufactures a broad line of standard & configured standby generators & related transfer switches for industrial applications. The Others segment include its aftermarket service parts to its dealers & proprietary engines to third-party original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs. The Company distributes products through several channels to increase awareness of product categories & the Generac, Magnum, OttomotoresTM & Tower LightTM brands, & to ensure its products reach a broad customer base. It operates several manufacturing plants located principally in Wisconsin (USA), Mexico, Italy & Brazil totalling over three million square feet. It also maintains inventory warehouses in the United States that accommodate material storage & rapid response requirements of its customers. Its primary raw material inputs are steel, copper & aluminum, all of which are purchased from third parties &, in many cases, as part of machined or manufactured components. Its primary competitors include Kohler, Briggs & Stratton & Cummins, Honda, Pramac & Techtronics International, TTI, FNA Group, Mi-T-M & Karcher, Caterpillar, MTU, Doosan, Wacker & MultiQuip, Terex, Allmand, Wacker & Atlas Copco. The Company's operations are subject to a variety of foreign, federal, state & local laws & regulations covering environmental, health & safety matters.
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