Equipment Investment

By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
Economic improvement, renewed business confidence and business-friendly policy changes support positive investment momentum.
By MMH Staff · December 16, 2016
Since November, 14% more executives -- nearly half of those surveyed -- expect economic conditions to improve in the next four months.
By MMH Staff · October 25, 2016
Overall propensity to finance increased asuse of leases and secured loans grew and share of cash purchases declined.
By MMH Staff · October 7, 2016
Looming deadlines require the wider organization to understand challenges and risks of the new standard, and how functions within the organization must adapt.
By MMH Staff · January 27, 2016
Many equipment sectors poised for growth amid moderate business investment environment.
By MMH Staff · September 17, 2015
Materials handling equipment is the eighth most common type, accounting for 4% of all equipment financed.
By MMH Staff · March 4, 2015
Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation's monthly confidence index at 66.3 in February, up from 66.1 in January.
By MMH Staff · March 2, 2015
Manufacturing production expected to increase 3.7% in 2015 and 3.6% in 2016; projections for GDP growth of 3.0% in 2015 and 2.7% in 2016.
By MMH Staff · January 22, 2015
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association suggests favorable conditions will drive replacement and expansion spending.
By MMH Staff · April 21, 2014
Citing difficult winter weather, executives anticipate the release of pent-up demand.
By MMH Staff · October 22, 2013
"Circus" in U.S. congress viewed as holding back investment in equipment among small businesses.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2013
Slow first half of 2013 to be followed by modest improvement in second half, for overall forecast of 3.3% growth.
By MMH Staff · July 16, 2013
Growth revised downward, but should remain steady amid strong economic fundamentals.
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From the November 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
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