ECHO Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at GIE + EXPO 2021

ECHO has launched 109 new products, including 20 in 2020 such as the shafted hedge clipper HCA-2400, low noise backpack blower PB-46LN and more.

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During GIE+EXPO in Louisville, ECHO Incorporated held a party to kick off a yearlong worth of celebrations that will honor the company’s 50th anniversary.

Established on November 16, 1972 in North America, ECHO is a manufacturer of professional grade, high performance outdoor power equipment for commercial and homeowner use.

During the celebration, Wayne Thomsen, VP of Marketing and Product Management, ECHO Inc., unveiled a Limited-Edition ECHO PB-580T Backpack Blower, designed with an all-black engine shrouding and commemorative gold trim. The limited-edition units will not be available at retail level, instead, ECHO will be awarding 250 units through October 2022 by means of social media contests and other sweepstakes.Limited Edition Pb 580 TECHO

“For fifty years, ECHO has provided a tremendous amount of innovation to the outdoor power equipment industry. We’re very proud of the legacy we’ve created, and we have every intention to carry that forward for another 50 years and beyond,” said Tim Dorsey, President and CEO, ECHO Incorporated.

A pioneer in the market, the company invented much of the equipment used by landscapers every day and introduced many “World’s Firsts,” including the backpack blower, handheld blower, stick edger, the mini pro saw and the shafted hedge trimmer, just to name a few. Since 2017 alone, ECHO has launched 109 products, including 20 in 2020.

ECHO had unveiled its new cordless platform, the ECHO eFORCE 56V Battery System, replacing it’s 58v line of lithium-ion battery products.

The live unveiling was made as a pre-cursor to GIE+EXPO. where attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about ECHO eFORCE 56V and demo the products themselves.

The eFORCE 56V Battery System will be available in early 2022 and includes 10 units, two batteries and two chargers. Each of ECHO’s key categories are included in the new lineup, including ECHO’s Pro Attachment Series, with two powerheads that will run up to 15 or 16 attachments.21sb3ECHO