ELFA: Top 10 equipment acquisition trends for 2017

January 20, 2017 Leave a comment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, which represents the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, this week revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2017, with predictions of economic improvement, renewed business confidence and business-friendly policy changes.

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Key Equipment Finance's Colleen Daly joins ELFA committee

January 16, 2017 Leave a comment

Key Equipment Finance Vice President Colleen Daly has joined the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's communications committee, which guides the association's internal and external communications.

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Report: After challenging 2016, equipment financing sector expects improvement

January 13, 2017 Leave a comment

The equipment leasing and finance industry is poised for a rebound in 2017 following a lackluster year marked by uncertainty around the presidential election, according to the 2017 forecast by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.

In fact, 2016 went out with a bang. The December Monthly Confidence Index increased sharply to 67.5 from the November index of 54.6, a result of post-election optimism expressed by equipment finance executives.

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Commercial fishing vessels can gain advantages with equipment financing

December 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Industrial fishing equipment can vary greatly from commercial fishing vessels to lobster boats to dry docks, but one commonality almost all marine vessels share: they can be financed.

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Start preparing now for lease accounting changes

December 26, 2016 Leave a comment

New lease accounting rules approved earlier this year won’t become effective until after December 15, 2018 for public companies and December 15, 2019 for private companies, but businesses can start planning now so they are well prepared.

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Industrial Machinery Digest: Financing flexibility helps vendors, end users

December 20, 2016 Leave a comment

The machine tool sector may be among the hottest in equipment financing today, but other industrial eqiupment sectors are discovering the opportunities created by offering fast, flexible financing to their customers.

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Volunteering in equipment financing industry fills professional cup

December 19, 2016 Leave a comment

Call it professional karma, but those who volunteer with the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association say they find it so vaulable and personally rewarding, they keep stepping up to do more.

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Lori Maxon named equipment finance officer

December 19, 2016 Leave a comment

Lori Maxon has joined Key Equipment Finance as equipment finance officer, business bank team. In this role, Maxon will lead equipment financing activities for eastern and central regions of New York.

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Traci Stadler named equipment finance officer

December 14, 2016 Leave a comment

Traci Stadler has joined the company as equipment finance officer, business bank team. In this role, Stadler will lead equipment financing activities for western regions of New York and Pennsylvania.

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Agribusinesses can benefit from financing equipment in any season

November 30, 2016 Leave a comment

Seasonality is a fact of life for agriculture businesses, but the acquisition of equipment can be beneficial any time of year.

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  • ELFA: Top 10 equipment acquisition trends for 2017

  • Key Equipment Finance's Colleen Daly joins ELFA committee

  • Report: After challenging 2016, equipment financing sector expects improvement

  • Commercial fishing vessels can gain advantages with equipment financing

  • Start preparing now for lease accounting changes

  • Industrial Machinery Digest: Financing flexibility helps vendors, end users

  • Volunteering in equipment financing industry fills professional cup

  • Lori Maxon named equipment finance officer

  • Traci Stadler named equipment finance officer

  • Agribusinesses can benefit from financing equipment in any season

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