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Since 1963 The Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA) is The Standard For Service Excellence. Almost all food equipment will need to be serviced sooner or later. CFESA is the answer to your equipment service needs.

The Commercial Food Equipment Service Association is the trade association of professional service and parts distributors. Founded in 1963, CFESA members promote the highest standards of professional service. With over 450 members representing all of North America, our members stock OEM parts-the best for any equipment-with access to an online inventory of millions of parts. CFESA Certified Technicians will deliver a higher first time fix rate, thereby keeping your downtime to a minimum. With over 5,000 CFESA Certified Technicians, there is a qualified technician in every area to get and keep your equipment up and always running.
In 1963, Commercial Food Equipment Service Agencies of America, C-FESA, Headquarters was located at 3108 Guardian Bldg, Detroit, MI (pictured).
The First meeting of the Board of Directors of The Commercial Food Equipment Service Agencies of America, Inc., C-FESA was held on May 18th, 1963 at the Tides Inn Motel, Chicago, IL. William Eichenauer and Pete Di Pirro were accepted as the first new members and given the status as charter members along with the incorporator status. The incorporators were: Philip Schoenberger, President; Jackson Hudgins, First Vice President; Elmer Schultz, Second Vice President; Ruth Lippert, Secretary; Spark Dixon, Treasurer; Peter Di Pirro, Vice President of Region 1; Otto McComb, Vice President of Region 2; Norman Blake, Vice President of Region 3; Michael Brino, Vice President of Region 4; Denton Lintz; along with other incorporators John Shea, Rudolph Dauber and Benjamin Hibbel. The meetings were held on a quarterly basis at that time. The initial dues structure was set at $100.00 per member and by the end of 1963 there were 22 members of C-FESA.
The Mission of CFESA is to anticipate trends and provide resources, training and education to support excellence in service.
The Vision of the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA) is to be recognized as the standard of excellence for servicing commercial food equipment.