2003 After 15 years as a Service Engineer for Elb-America, a major German machine tool manufacture, Cody founded The Service Department, Inc....
2005 The Service Department traded 50% of its stock to aba z&b Schliefmachinen, and acquired sales and service of the US, Canada and Mexico therefore changing its name to aba z&b usa, Inc.
2007 aba z&b Schleifmachinen stock was acquired by HZMTG of China adding there product line and introducing its machines to the US market
2008 aba z&b usa, Inc hosts aba z&b Schliefmachinen and HZMTG together in Chicago at the IMTS
2009 Due to the declining economy in the US and Europe, aba z&b Schleifmaschinen had decided to stop its support and close down aba z&b usa, Inc and aba z&b Schleifmachinen filed for bankruptcy in Europe 2010 We are no longer affiliated with aba z&b but will be continuing service and parts under the flag of CES&L, LLC. The company has returned to its original name from our formation in April 2003, and we are known once again as "The Service Department" !
2011 You can expect the same quality service on your machines that we built our reputation on. We will continue our service on aba z&b, elb, blohm, megerle or any grinding machine you may own. We also have available in stock quality used grinders and we can locate and rebuild used machines. We have also moved into a larger facility and our contact information has changed. The new address and phone numbers are listed on the contact page We thank you for your continued support.
CES&L The Service Department
Leonard Cody, is a proven business leader with over twenty three years of extensive service and repair experience. It is easy to detect his knowledge of the machines and trouble shooting skills, when dealing with customers on the phone or in a field service application. Service and getting the right part is what counts.
Bodo von Klitzing, has been repairing machines in the business for over forty years, specializing in electronics and Has worked at Elb, United grinding Technology and aba z&b usa. Bodo has a one of a kind personalty, Our customers love him and he gets the job done right the first time.
At CES&L,LLC "The Service Department", we specialize in spare parts / service / grinding / grinding applications / rebuilds / used machines / and to ensure the best possible experience with guaranteed results...