• All operations of Tamron Fine Giken Co., Ltd. taken over by Tamron.
  • TAMRON France EURL established in France.
  • Head Office obtains ISO 9001 certification.
  • Hirosaki Plant obtains ISO 14001 certification.
  • AF28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 (Model 371D) receives the European Lens of the Year ’00-’01 for the second consecutive year.
  • RF645 rangefinder camera in 645 medium format introduced.
  • AF24-135mm F/3.5-5.6 (Model 290D) wide-angle, high-power zoom lens introduced as the 50th Anniversary Model.