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Canon celebrates production of 110 million EF lenses

Canon has announced a new lens-manufacturing milestone with the production of their 110-millionth EF-series interchangeable lens on 22 June 2015 - an EF 11-24mm f4L USM ultra-wide-angle zoom.

Production of Canon’s interchangeable EF lenses began in 1987 at the Utsunomiya Plant, when the series was first introduced together with the EOS SLR camera system. Since then the global demand for Canon’s EOS products and lenses has continued to gather pace and garner support from a wide range of users. In order to meet demand, production has since expanded to a total of four manufacturing bases, including Canon Inc., Taiwan; Canon Opto (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.; and Oita Canon Inc. in southern Japan. The EF lens series line-up currently comprises a total of 71 models - including EF Cinema Lenses for digital cinematography. 





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