About us

About us

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We build espresso machines. We know everything there is to know about espresso machines having built them since 1990. We work with so much passion on our machines so that you can have the best espresso possible in the world in your home.
Our machines offer you the highest performance combined with a purist design, which you may not know yet, every home needs.

Our passion


A bit like magic that you can drink - that's espresso for us.
And so that everyone can enjoy it, we have developed the perfect espresso machine for your home.

Our passion can be found in every detail, from development to manufacturing to packaging.

Our espresso machines are functional and user-friendly, making you the best barista among your friends in no time.

We have designed our machines with clean edges and a puristic form in expressive stainless steel. An absolute statement of luxury and design.


Our passion for espresso can be found in every detail and every step - from development to production and packaging.

We design our machines taking into account our customers’ taste, style and individuality. Because everybody is unique. Everybody wants to enjoy coffee according to their own personal taste. Everybody wants their espresso machine to express their own personal style.

Just be yourself. We take care of THE machine that fits you.


E61 is the name of an espresso machine brought to market in 1961 by the Italian company Faema. This machine rang in a new era of espresso makers. Not only was the E61 the first heat exchanger machine, meaning that fresh water was used for making espresso instead of boiler water. It was also the first to integrate a pump to create pressure rather than using a hand operated lever. The E61 is legendary for that brew group which weighs in at 4 to 5kg. The E61 is made of solid brass. The heat exchanger and a Thermosyphon system circulate hot water through the brew group, keeping it constantly heated. The significance of the E61 brew group is the mechanism in the brew head which allows for the pre-infusion of the grounds. Through this pre-infusion water is directed slowly and with subdued pressure into the portafilter. All this is regulated by a pre-infusion cylinder in the brew head, causing pressure to rise slowly. Water permeates the coffee and the coffee flavors can develop due to the slow welling of the grounds. Perfect espresso is the result.

Today, Profitec now uses his own, further developed brewgroup, the Profitec brew group.

vibration pump

The vibration pump was launched in the early 70’s by Ulka Co.

Being less expensive than other pumps, it made home espresso machines much more affordable. The vibration pump has an output of 15 bars, which can be reduced to 9-10 bars with the aid of an expansion valve.

The pressure builds up with the aid of the coffee grounds in the portafilter and is established slower than with a rotary pump. For this reason, it is very important to find the perfect grind and to use the right amount of coffee grounds. If one of these parameters are not correct, the right amount of pressure will not be reached.

This pump vibrates and swings so you can hear the sound of it. Therefore, the machine housing is soundproofed with insulation.

rotary pump

The rotary pump is larger and heavier than the vibration pump but has more power. It can provide several brew groups with steady pressure.

The rotary pump is almost noiseless making it perfect for home or office space.

A dual boiler machine has one boiler used for brewing coffee and one for withdrawing steam and hot water. Both boilers are independent from one another and a PID, for example, can regulate the boiler temperature separately. The boiler for brewing coffee is much smaller than the one used for steam and hot water. This means that the boiler content is spent quicker and fresh water is used to prepare the espresso. A dual boiler machine is more temperature stable than a machine with heat exchanger because of the two separate and individually temperature controlled boilers.

An espresso machine with heat exchanger system is a machine with two water circulation systems. Since the boiler is not completely filled with water, steam may by drawn after the machine is fully heated. A heat exchanger is built into this boiler. When making coffee, fresh water from the tank is used which is pumped into the heat exchanger, heated there to the optimal brewing temperature and then directed to the brew group and porta filter. Thus, fresh water is always used to brew espresso.

A hand lever machine is what makes you a real pro.

The biggest and probably most obvious difference between other espresso machines is the hand lever brew group.

By pulling down the hand lever, the pre-infusion in the machines starts. Hot water from the boiler flows into the massive brewing group and gets cooled down to the right temperature. If you let go of the lever and let it return to its original position, the water flow closes and a spring applies pressure onto the ground extracting the coffee.