Nikko Tanaka Engineering U.S.A., Ltd. today announced that its new grass trimmer / brush cutter, the TBC-280PF, will be available for purchase in late May. Weighing just 12.8 lbs., the TBC-280PF delivers 1.4 h.p. which provides end users with exceptional power-to-weight. Powered by Tanaka's new 27 cc, PureFire® engine, key features include a 23.0 fl. oz., see-through fuel tank, padded "D" handle, 5" semi-automatic cutting head, and a solid steel drive shaft. The TBC-280PF is covered by a two-year commercial use warranty, three-year consumer use warranty, one-year rental use warranty and lifetime drive shaft warranty. In addition, the TBC-280PF is blade and attachment capable. The TBC-280PF has a MSRP of $399.99 and is eligible for Tanaka's current instant savings promotion. About Nikko Tanaka Engineering U.S.A., Ltd. Nikko Tanaka Engineering U.S.A., Ltd. ("Nikko Tanaka USA") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Koki U.S.A Ltd. (Hitachi Power Tools) and is responsible for all sales, marketing, and support activities for the Tanaka power equipment brand in North America. Tanaka's innovative product line provides professional landscapers, homeowners, and utility professionals with two-stroke powered, commercial outdoor power equipment solutions. Nikko Tanaka USA is headquartered in Auburn, WA, and Tanaka products are sold through independent dealers, W.W. Grainger, and other specialty accounts.