1994, Capresso was launched by Michael Kramm, former president of Krups
USA, to serve a specific purpose: to provide innovative coffee and espresso
machines for those who want the best. After popularizing high-end coffee
makers and the home espresso market for more than 20 years it was time
to develop machines which cater to the sophisticated American coffee connoisseur.
Mr. Kramm believes that the high-end category in the US is currently far
from satisfied. "Today Europe shows clearly that there is a next
step in how people consume coffee, a step still to be taken by many people
here," he explains. "When Europeans go to a specialty store,
they are drinking coffee prepared on the principle of pressure-brewed
coffee. Our Super-Automatics deliver pressure brewed coffee consistently
better and fresher than most American coffee bars."
"When you work for a large multi-national company there are certain
things you can't do. Products have to appeal to many customers. So you
aim more for the middle. Now we can concentrate on what I know is the
best solution for the true coffee lover, not necessarily the most affordable.
Designs and Advanced Technology
Through new, patented designs, Capresso makes it's machines easy to use
and easy to care for. Equally important are the design aspects and the
quality of the materials used. "A coffee maker sits on the kitchen
counter 365 days of the year. It should look great and compliment any
"Frankly, our machines are not for everyone," he concludes.
"But for those who won't settle for second best, we produce high-quality
European products that deliver superior performance with utmost convenience
Jura-Capresso Automatic Coffee Centers - A New Class All By Itself!
In 2002, Jura AG, founded in 1931 in Switzerland and Capresso Inc., founded 1994 in the USA, have joined forces to bring you the finest Automatic Coffee Centers. With innovative and user friendly features such as interchangeable frother systems, easy to read multi-language LED displays, elegant coffee brewing illumination, instructive video tapes the IMPRESSA models offer a level of sophistication and high-end design not found anywhere else today. Click on "Products", then "Automatic Coffee Centers" to see the full line of Fully Automatic Coffee and Espresso Centers.
comments on specific Capresso items are listed with the individual product.
People and Attitudes Make a Difference!
Once you own a Capresso product we want to make sure that you feel completely
comfortable about your decision. Were happy to share with you some
of the comments we received from customers who dealt with our customer
"Capresso has top-of-line customer service. Real people answer the
customer service phones and are very knowledgeable about the products
and parts. Parts ordered were delivered very quickly and a confirmation
follow-up phone call was even received. It's just a wonderful thing to
know that you are dealing with real people who care. As long as your service
remains so high, I will always be a loyal customer. I even bought three
coffee makers as Christmas gifts for friends this year!"
cannot tell you how impressed I am with your service. There wasn't a single
hassle in dealing with your company. My warranty was honored with no questions
asked and your customer service reps were extremely friendly. Thank you
so much for the wonderful service. On a scale from 1 to 10, I rate your
company and products a 20!"
absolutely had to take a moment to...write you my thoughts. Quite honestly,
I am so completely impressed with your company - I am at a lack of words.
The quality of your product is superb...and the fact that your company
backs their products; youve restored my faith in businesses."
a customer service rep can destroy or promote a companys image,
your company should take off like a missile..."
company should be used as a model for other consumer product companies
as an example of customer service."
just want to say how happy I am, every time I make a cup of coffee brewed
by your machine. I purchased your machine about 6 months ago. I had a
slight problem with it(probably was just me). Sent it off to you and in
a week's time I had it back good as new again!! In these days, it great
to do business with a company that performs to the letter of their warranty!
Your actions have created a customer for life, and my hat is off to your
company for that!"
wanted to write to let you know how pleased my wife and I are with the
customer service we recently experienced with your company. Our Capresso
C1000 died on us after almost 2 years of service. My wife contacted your
customer service department and was immediately sent a pre-paid mailing
label. We returned the machine and 3 days later we had it back. The machine
had been overhauled and works perfectly. You even threw in an extra water
filter! Your $150 service charge is extraordinarily fair, especially in
light of the fact that you paid shipping both ways and gave us an extra
filter. We won't hesitate to buy Capresso products in the future because
it's clear that you stand behind those products and treat your customers
well. To be honest, it was the best customer service experience I've ever
had with a consumer product. Well done!"
We sent in our Capresso Ultima for repair and you guys did a great job.
It was only out of my house 10 days counting the weekend. It works like
brand new. Can't thank you enough, and tell you how easy you were to work
with on this. My machine was not on warranty any longer and I was shocked
at how little it cost for the repair, plus you paid the postage both directions.
I love my Capresso, and an so impressed with your service now. Yes, I
am a satisfied customer, and will brag about my machine and your service
more than I already have."
customer service. I made a call to your service area which was quickly
returned. My problem was resolved immediately. Usually it seems as if
numerous attempts need to be made to solve the simplest problem. As often
as I see poor service and complain, I thought I should take the time to
point out a positive experience."
did not know where I should direct this feedback but felt it important
to pass along. I manage a support team for a software developer so I understand
the value of customer satisfaction. I also know that it is seldom the
team receives positive feedback. I was absolutely thrilled with the level
of customer service and excellent attention my problem received. I made
the contact thinking the experience would probably result in disappointment
but was clearly wrong....and it was refreshing! The experience was efficient
and very FAST. I love my coffee maker and was so glad I didn't have to
live without it long. Thanks for a great experience!"
called Customer Service a couple of weeks ago because I was having trouble
with coffee coming out of the nozzles on my Ultima slowly. I wanted to
write and tell you how excellent your customer service rep was. Unfortunately,
I didn't write his name down, so can't remember who I spoke to! He very
patiently talked me through cleaning the machine (something I should have
been doing, obviously). At no time did he act annoyed -- even though it
was my fault the machine wasn't working properly. The machine is now working
perfectly. As I'm sure you know, customer service today is practically
nonexistent and it was such a pleasure to speak to someone who actually
provided excellent service. I hope if you can't determine who I spoke
to that you will let the reps know that I appreciated the service. Based
on my experience with this call I will always buy Capresso."
wanted to let you know that Heather (last name unknown) was very pleasant
in resolving my repair order. There was also a male involved in the beginning
who was very helpful as well. I think his name was Brad but that could
would like to say thank you to Dan for helping me resolve my problem with
my previous order. Because of people like him that can handle problems
with the right approach, your company will be very successful."
You doesnt seem like a strong enough statement for how I feel about
you guys, the performance far exceeded my expectations." M.C., FL
this day and age, most companies take their customers for granted -- you
and the entire Capresso management team should feel proud that your organization
operates in a manner which bucks this unfortunate trend."
refreshing to get a personal response to my registration card and comments...
I will certainly recommend your product."
on your customer service! I left a message today and received a call back
within the hour. In the meantime I had ordered the spare part Ineeded
using the web site (also easy). Your product (Burr Grinder #551) also
works great Thank You.
spoke to one of your customer service people today and she was a delight.
Not only did she help me with the problem I had, but she did it in such
a wonderful way I did not get her name, but she made me even happier I
purchased one of your products the Ultima. Thanks again for having a great
staff of support people, it is really refreshing, and work with Capresso
am a longtime Capresso fanatic. Yours are the only products that I will
purchase for great coffee. Recently my CoffeeTec was leaking from under
the water dispenser. I sent the maker to you for repair and I believe
a new base unit was returned to me. Your company is without a doubt the
best company to do business with and the bonus is the products are great
too!! You have my undying loyalty along with the loyalty of my parents,
my kids, some of our friends and anyone else I can convince to try your
products. Thanks for being you!!"
want to commend Colleen at your Customer Service Center who was extremely
professional, polite and helpful with my request for a replacement drip
stopper. As I told Colleen, I don't mind spending the extra dollar when
I know that I will get such superb service. Please let this young lady
know that she is an outstanding representative for you."
order to protect the integrity of our products and to make sure that you
will get your products complete and as promised by us, Capresso and Jura-Capresso sell
through authorized retailers only. All stores and websites listed in our
directory are authorized to sell Capresso products. ATTENTION: If you
intend to buy from any other retailer, it is possible that you might lose
any or all of your Capresso warranty privileges. You can always contact
us before your purchase to make sure you buy from an authorized Capresso
retailer (firstname.lastname@example.org). Just give us the company name, address
and telephone number of the retailer you intend to make your purchase
from. For store locator click
- Authorized Resellers
you buy a new or used Capresso or Jura-Capresso product from a non-authorized reseller,
you will automatically forfeit your warranty protection. Non-authorized
resellers include for instance: Any seller on ebay, any website which
does not clearly state its complete legal company name, full address and
telephone number or any retail store, mail order company or other retailer
or person, who does not buy its products directly from Capresso Inc.
USE: Limited One Year Warranty.
OFFICE \USE: Limited Six Months Warranty.
This warranty is in effect for the period described above from the date
of the first consumer purchase and is limited to the United States of
America. This warranty covers all defects in materials or workmanship
(parts and labor).
Special free transportation coverage within the warranty period:
This warranty also covers free shipping to and from our repair center
(UPS ground) for the Continental US (except Alaska and Hawaii) for the
following products (model #s): 112, 113, 114, 121, 152, 153, 156, 158, 351, 437, 439,
440, 453, 471, and all Jura-Capresso IMPRESSA Automatic Coffee Centers
This warranty DOES NOT cover:
Any machine not distributed by CAPRESSO within the United States.
Any machine not purchased from an Authorized Capresso Reseller.
Damage caused by accident, abuse, negligence, misuse, improper operation
or failure to follow instructions contained in this manual.
Any service or alteration performed by an unauthorized person, company
Damage caused by neglecting and omitting cleaning and decalcifying
Damage caused by use of instant coffee or any other ingredients not
allowed in this product.
Any transportation costs outside the Continental United States.
Specific Parts not covered by this warranty: Any glass carafes,
vacuum glass parts and glass lined thermal carafes and charcoal filters.
For all Automatic Coffee Centers (C1000, C1300, C1500, C3000, and all Jura-Capresso IMPRESSA Models: E8, F7, F9, F9LE, S7, S8, S9): Please send the warranty registration card (or register through this website) within 2 weeks after purchase, otherwise your warranty will be voided.
Other Limitations and Exclusions:
Any implied warranties including fitness for use and merchantability are
express warranty set for the above and no person is authorized to assume
for CAPRESSO or Jura-Capresso any other liability in connection with the sale of the machine.
CAPRESSO and Jura-Capresso expressly disclaims liability for incidental and con-sequential
damages caused by the machine. The terms "incidental damages"
refer to the loss of the original purchasers time, loss of the use of
the machine or other costs relating to the care and custody of the machine.
The terms "consequential damages" refer to the cost of repairing
or replacing other property which is damaged when this machine does not
work properly. The remedies provided under this warranty are exclusive
and in lieu of all others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights.
You may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase from
the Capresso website, you may return it within thirty (30) days to Capresso
and obtain a full refund of the original purchase price of the product,
excluding shipping and handling charges. All returns must be accompanied
by a Return Merchandise Authorization. To obtain your Return Merchandise
Authorization, please contact our customer service department at 800-767-3554.
One of our customer service associates will assist you in either a merchandise
exchange or return of the product for a credit of the purchase price (excluding
shipping and handling charges). If your original payment was made by check
will issue a check for the return; if the original payment was made by
credit card, your credit card account will be credited. Please allow one
billing cycle for credits to be issued on your credit card.
must return the product at your expense in undamaged condition in the
original box with all materials and package inserts. Your return authorization
number and a copy of the original packing slip must accompany the return.
Upon receipt of the returned product the exchange or refund will be initiated.
you received an item as a gift, you need documentation to show that the
item was originally purchased on the Capresso website. If the product
was bought from another source you need to deal with that resource.
If you buy your Capresso product from another source, the above return
policy does not apply. The return policy of that retailer is then in effect.
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