Product History of ECHO
ECHO has been a leader in the industry for over 30 years and
has consistently been the technological innovator.
- Backpack Duster
Kyoritsu Noki Company Ltd. is founded on 8 September. A revolutionary manual duster for pest control and a new power duster-fogger are introduced.
- Backpack Power Duster/Mist Blower
DM-Series of backpack blower misting and dusting units opens a new era in pest control.
- Backpack Brushcutter
First Kyoritsu brushcutter (Power Scythe) is developed.
- Chain saw CS-80
First ECHO chain saw, CS-80 is released. This is the first model named with “ECHO”
- Straight Shaft Brushcutter
New shoulder type straight shaft brushcutter (Swing Scythe) is introduced.
- PB-9 Backpack Power Blower
Kyoritsu revolutionizes outdoor cleaning and maintenance with innovative backpack power blower PB-9.
Corporate name is changed from Kyoritsu Noki Company Ltd. to KIORITZ CORPORATION. Light weight ECHO chainsaw CS-302 is introduced as a first real professional small chain saw.
- 2-Cyl. Opposed Chain Saw
Twin cylinder opposed chain saw is introduced.
- Curved Shaft Power Edger
Curved shaft power edger is introduced.
- Shred ‘N’ Vac
Vaccuum attachment for handheld power blower, Shred ‘N’ Vac is introduced.
Brushcutters and power sprayers equipped i-start are put on the market.
i-start wins Gold award at Urbavert 2001, France.
- Rapid-Loader Trimmer Head
Trimmer head with evolutional quick-loading system, Rapid-Loader is introduced.