From Tamron Americas:
Tamron Announces Distribution Change for Canada:
Tamron Americas Now Serving Canadian Retailers and Consumers Directly
January 3, 2023, Commack, NY – Tamron Americas (formerly Tamron USA), based in Commack, NY, announces it is responsible for direct sales, marketing, and repair service for the Canadian market effective January 1, 2023. Tamron Americas (“Tamron” hereafter) is the direct subsidiary of Tamron Co., Ltd., and is now handling Tamron Photo Lens and Industrial Optics business for all North and South America. The move will allow pricing parity of Tamron products and Instant Savings for Canadian and U.S. customers (when converted to Canadian dollars) and many other benefits. Customers will enjoy their same retailer network throughout the Canadian provinces and can locate their local retailer here.
Canadians will also benefit from robust marketing throughout Canada that will include sales and educational events. Tamron will bring educational events to authorized retailers in the form of in-person workshops and seminars with Tamron’s top-notch team of professional photographers and technical representatives. Events are listed on the Tamron Americas website here.
Instant Savings on select Tamron lenses is available when purchased through an authorized Tamron Americas Canada dealer. Current Instant Savings are published on the Tamron Americas website here.
Tamron’s 6-year limited warranty will be available for all new purchases made in Canada from an authorized retailer starting January 1, 2023. Repair service for Canadian customers will be handled through Tamron’s authorized repair service center in Toronto. Users in need of repair can contact Tamron Americas at 1-800-827-8880 or email Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org for repair request information. Those Tamron owners with products purchased prior to this date will maintain their existing warranty. See website for details here.
Tamron publishes Tamron Magazine three times per year, and the digital version of the magazine will be available in English, French and Spanish. The current issue 14 is available in French now here. Photographers can also enjoy their choice of four eNewsletter subscriptions available in English, French and Spanish, starting in February 2023. Photo enthusiasts and pros can subscribe to the eNewsletters subscriptions—General (New Product, Promos, and News); Everything Travel and Landscape Photography; Portrait, Sports and Event Photography; and World of Close-Up and Art Photography—here. On Tamron’s website, information found at each lens product page will be available in English, French and Spanish. In addition, Tamron’s social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube) will incorporate informational and inspirational content for Canadian and American customers.
Canadian customers will register their Tamron lenses purchased on or after January 1, 2023, at the Tamron Americas website here. Qualifying Canadian customers will be admitted to the Tamron VIP Club in 2024. Find details for the VIP Club here.