ECHO Incorporated, a leading manufacturer of handheld outdoor power equipment, makes ECHO chainsaws. Other ECHO products include chippers, shredders, pumps, hedge trimmers and engine drills.
ECHO makes products for both commercial and residential uses. Its chainsaws feature top- and rear-handle configurations and include bar lengths ranging from 12 to 36 inches. Other features include air filters, replaceable bumper spikes, and dual-post and inertia-type chain brakes. As of 2015, ECHO has 10 distributors in North America, and its products are available in The Home Depot stores. Founded in Northbrook, Illinois, in 1972, ECHO initially served as an imported of products manufactured by the Kioritz Corporation of Japan.