Sigma Extended Warranty on Non-EX Lenses

Sigma Corporation of America has just announced that it is now extending warranties for non-EX lenses. Unfortunately, I’m not sure if this applies to us here in the Philippines since we always get the raw side of things anyway. Here’s the complete press release:

Sigma Corporation Extends Warranty on All Non-EX Lenses Sold by Authorized Dealers

Manufacturer’s New Agreement Lengthens the Total Protection to Three Years Highlighted Links

RONKONKOMA, NY–(Marketwire – May 4, 2009) – Sigma Corporation of America (www.sigmaphoto.com), a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider for some of the world’s most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, has enhanced its warranty on all non-EX lenses purchased through an authorized Sigma dealer in the United States from one to three years.

All Sigma Corporation lenses are covered by a one-year international warranty. This new extended warranty will now cover all non-EX lenses purchased through an authorized US dealer for another two years beyond the one-year international warranty, for a total of three years. Customers purchasing Sigma’s EX lenses through authorized US dealers will continue to receive an extended, three-year warranty.

“We select only the most reputable and knowledgeable partners as Sigma authorized dealers, so their customers are already used to getting unmatched support,” said Mark Amir-Hamzeh, general manager of Sigma Corporation of America. “This exclusive, extended warranty makes our dealers the only choice for discerning photographers looking to purchase Sigma products.”

Sigma Corporation has an array of EX and non-EX lenses that have been developed through a combination of experience and advanced technology to provide the best optical performance and smooth handling available. The design and precise engineering of the company’s award-winning lenses, which are compatible with most manufacturers, including Canon, Minolta, Sony, Nikon, Olympus and Pentax, are aimed at helping photographers maximize their true creativity while realizing the full potential of their cameras.

To locate one of Sigma Corporation’s authorized dealers nearest your hometown, visit http://www.sigmaphoto.com/where/where.asp. For information about Sigma Corporation of America, visit www.sigmaphoto.com.

About Sigma Corporation of America

For 50 years, Sigma Corporation’s expertise and innovation has driven the company’s core philosophy of “knowledge, plus experience, plus imagination,” producing high-quality, high-performance photographic technology at moderate prices. This family-owned organization is the largest, independent SLR lens manufacturer in the world, producing more than 40 lenses that are compatible with most manufacturers, including Canon, Minolta, Sony, Nikon, Olympus and Pentax. Sigma Corporation also produces digital SLR cameras and high-definition digital compact cameras. The company is headquartered in Japan, with offices strategically located throughout Europe and North America. For information, please visit www.sigmaphoto.com.

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