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About Tecumseh Engines:
Tecumseh Power was a division of Tecumseh Products
Company who still manufacture components and parts
for air conditioners and refrigerators. Tecumseh
Products was started in 1934 by Raymond Herrick.
Herrick combined his skill as a machinist and assembly
line knowledge gained from working for Henry Ford
and applied it to manufacturing parts for refrigeration
equipment. Following years of growth and success,
Tecumseh Products purchased Lauson Engine
Manufacturing Company and in 1956 Tecumseh
Power was born.
The roots of the Tecumseh engine brand can be traced
back to 1885 when John Lauson started a mechanical
repair shop to repair steam tractor engines for local
Wisconsin farms. This repair business went on to later
manufacture the small gasoline engines that eventually
became known as Tecumseh. This is why many parts
found on Tecumseh engines were also branded with the
Lauson name. Over the many years, Tecumseh engines
were branded under other names such as Alpha, Toro
and Sears Craftsman. The quality and reputation of
Tecumseh engines made them one of the most popular
choices by manufacturers of lawn mowers, garden
tractors, snow throwers, tillers and other outdoor
In 2007 Tecumseh Products Company sold the
Tecumseh Power engine manufacturing division to
Platinum Equity LLC who sold the parts rights to
Certified Parts Corporation in 2009. Since 2008 only
OEM (original equipment manufacturer) Tecumseh
parts are still available for purchase bearing the
Tecumseh brand name. The Tecumseh branded
complete engines are not manufactured at this time.
Certified Parts Corporation does currently manufacture
engines branded with the Lauson name as well as their
recent acquisition of engine manufacturer LCT.