Zeiss Names Abel Cine Tech Authorized Service Partner

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Sun, 02/27/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Lens manufacturer Carl Zeiss has appointed Abel Cine Tech a supplier of professional film and digital equipment with facilities in New York City Burbank California and Chicago Illinois as an authorized service partner. Building on years of cooperation between the two companies the aim of the partnership is to allow Carl Zeiss customers in the Americas to benefit from optimized customer service. In particular the partnership will further reduce the amount of down time associated with repairs. In the future local services will be carried out more efficiently and according to the highest quality standards. “The appointment of a Carl Zeiss Authorized Service Partner creates an important foundation for intensifying our cooperation with Abel Cine Tech ” says Josef Kohnle director of operations of the Carl Zeiss camera lens division in Oberkochen Germany “Our clients in America can now send their lenses directly to Abel Cine Tech for maintenance and repairs. The professional and localized customer service will guarantee quick and smooth service and increase effectiveness.” “We’re delighted with the special trust Carl Zeiss has placed in us through this official partnership ” says Pete Abel president/CEO of Abel Cine Tech. “We will use our experience and technical know-how to build awareness among Carl Zeiss customers in America for its products and to provide the outstanding performance and quality for which Carl Zeiss lenses are renowned the world over.” For Carl Zeiss the appointment of a Carl Zeiss authorized service partner marks the next step in the expansion of its new multi-step service program for which in principle every dealer and service provider active in the cinematography industry could apply and qualify. Qualification would take the form of training by Carl Zeiss partners as well as the provision of special tools that ensure that the company could guarantee a uniform level of service for all its customers. Abel Cine Tech www.abelcine.com Carl Zeiss Group www.zeiss.de/photo