- Sep 5, 2014
Shindaiwa did merge with Echo a couple years ago.
Quite a bit longer than a couple years ago.. They merged in 2008.. Echo has a cable drive, as opposed to a solid steel drive mine has among numerous other advantages.
September 2008 merger of the Kioritz and Shindaiwa corporations. The brands owned and distributed by Yamabiko are Kioritz, Shindaiwa and ECHO.