New ECHO distributor for United Kingdom

Official announcement about appointment of new distributor

Wavre, Belgium (1st December) – Yamabiko Europe SA pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with FGM Claymore to distribute ECHO and Shindaiwa branded products in the United Kingdom from January 1st 2022. 

The parties intend for FGM Claymore to distribute ECHO and Shindaiwa branded products shortly with FGM Claymore using its comprehensive network of dealers servicing all areas of the UK. 

For any enquiries please email Yamabiko Europe SA at:

FGM Claymore

FGM Claymore specialises in the distribution of outdoor power equipment to the garden machinery industry. The company has been trading for over 35 years and import quality equipment from various suppliers around the globe including Snapper, Masport, Simplicity, Orec and Harry. 


The Yamabiko Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of outdoor power equipment formed with the September 2008 merger of the Kioritz and Shindaiwa corporations. The brands owned and distributed by Yamabiko are Echo and Shindaiwa. The Yamabiko Corporation is based in Tokyo, Japan. Yamabiko Europe SA is subsidiary of Yamabiko corporation and they are selling the Echo and Shindaiwa brand OPE products in Europe and Africa. Yamabiko Europe is located in Wavre, Belgium. 


Echo is a brand name of Kioritz Corporation which was first established in 1947 manufacturing high-quality outdoor power equipment including chainsaws, brushcutters, trimmers, power pruners, hedge trimmers, blowers and sprayers.


Shindaiwa was a leading company in outdoor power equipment for professionals. With a long history including the development of trimmers T27 and T270, and a continuing commitment to quality and performance.