Caffe Tech has been dealing w/ LasanMarco products for over 12 years now and every time a new style is introduced, it clearly demonstrates this manufacturer's commitment to quality, reliability and beautiful design. The 8516M was a legendary machine for LasanMarco. Designed in 1985, this line was so successful and durable that the range of manufacturing continued right up to 2004. That's correct almost 20 years. This is a sign of commitment and quality. In a day when espresso coffee machine company's change their designs yearly, you can rely on LasSanMarco to develop quality products that will stand the test of time. the 80 Series, available in Chrome and Brass, is a small departure from the 85 16M , but a stylisjh statement with chromed accents - giving ths SM model the style and class. This 80 E Chromato has the Charm that makes it suitable for high end restaurants and top quality bakery Cafe's.