Tamron Sponsors Loco Solare Women’s Curling Team

Tamron Sponsors Loco Solare Women’s Curling Team


Commack, NY—Tamron announced its sponsorship of Loco Solare (LS Kitami). The women’s curling team hails from Tokoro-cho, Kitami City, Hokkaido. In addition, Loco Solare, established in August 2010, won its first Japan Curling Championship in February 2016.

The team also boasts the top record in Japan. In addition, it represented the country in the PyeongChang Olympic Games in February 2018. Moreover, at the PyeongChang Games, it won Japan’s first bronze medal in curling.

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The team was named with the hope of playing like sunshine while competing with the world’s top teams. Its name means “Local Sun.”

Tamron provides a variety of lens products to the world as a Japan-based manufacturer of optics. Moreover, the company is committed to conveying the team’s emotion and potential in the sport of curling. It does so by supporting it with the power of photography.


“New Eyes for Industry” is Tamron’s philosophy. This creed is consistent with the company’s position as a manufacturer of original optical products. They range from interchangeable lenses for SLR cameras to various optical devices for both the general consumer and OEM. They include digital camera lenses, video camera lenses, lenses for automotive applications, IP and CCTV lenses, lenses for long wavelength infrared cameras and also ultra-precision optical components.

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Furthermore, the company is fully aware of its responsibility to the environment. As a result, it aspires to help preserve the natural environment in all its business activities.