By Amy Thomas in Company News, Industry Verticals Posted February 18, 2019

KeyCorp named one of world's 100 most sustainable companies

KeyCorp, parent company of Key Equipment Finance, was recently named one of the world’s most sustainable companies by Corporate Knights, a research firm that produces rankings and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance.

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By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals Posted February 7, 2019

Article: Lease accounting changes for industrial equipment

Technology is advancing rapidly, and as new machinery begins to benefit businesses it’s important to consider how upcoming lease accounting changes will influence equipment acquisition strategies, according to a recent Industrial Machinery Digest article by Toni Larson, senior vice president of industrial equipment.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals Posted February 1, 2019

Top 10 equipment finance trends for 2019

U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government agencies will spend more than $1.8 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment (including software) this year. They also will finance a majority of those assets, with these Top 10 trends impacting a significant portion of the U.S. economy, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals Posted January 30, 2019

Study: Energy sector disruption is an equipment finance opportunity

Disruption in the energy sector presents significant opportunities for investors, financiers, equipment vendors and solution providers, according to a new study released by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals Posted January 2, 2019

What to expect in equipment finance in 2019

The U.S. economy accelerated in 2018, posting two of the strongest quarters of growth since the recession and approaching 3% growth on the year, however recent trends and uncertainties make it likely to soften in 2019, according to the 2019 Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Snapshot.


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By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership, Industry Verticals Posted December 17, 2018

Article: Tax benefits of financing fabrication equipment

Forward-thinking fabricators and manufacturers are analyzing profits, losses, and sales projections as the year winds down. Many may be considering upgrading equipment, replacing aging equipment, or expanding capacity.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals, Thought Leadership Posted November 29, 2018

New lease accounting rules: Are plastics processors ready?

As plastics processors ride the wave of recent record growth to contemplate new technology and machinery for their businesses, they should also consider upcoming changes to lease accounting rules, according to a new article in Plastics Technology.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals Posted November 27, 2018

IDC forecasts healthcare technology trends

A new IDC FutureScape report is predicting digital adoption, healthcare data-as-currency, artificial intelligence, and wearables will have major impact in the worldwide healthcare industry over the next three to five years.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals Posted September 19, 2018

IT and services now account for a quarter of equipment financing new business volume

When it comes to equipment financing, IT and related services now get the biggest sector slice of the new business pie, according to the 2018 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.


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By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals Posted August 28, 2018

Equipment finance 101: Benefits worth considering

Ask yourself: Why do businesses ranging from mom-and-pop operations to Fortune 100 companies finance their equipment? The answer: Equipment financing gives them access to a wide range of benefits. 


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