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  • Workforce Management and Capital Equipment
    Recently, David Hawkins, CFO of El Dorado Packaging, a leader in innovative, customized packaging solutions, and Peter Washington, Director at CapX Partners, sat down to discuss Manufacturing 5.0. Their wide-ranging conversation covered everything from funding capital equipment to offshoring and new product development
  • New markets and new product opportunities
    Environmental concerns, including sustainability and clean packaging, are top priorities within the retail space. But adapting manufacturing processes and equipment to manage new priorities can be tricky.
  • Tariffs, offshoring and reshoring
    Are the tariffs positive or negative? Or perhaps a bit of both. El Dorado looks back at some old product lines to move forward to meet new challenges.
  • Disruption is Coming for the Middle Market
    Disruption speaks to real change, not just an improved experience or more options. To date, much of the change in the financial marketplace has come from agile consumer and small business lenders. But what about the middle market?
  • 2018 Tax Reform, Capital Spending and Renewed Benefits of Leasing
    Limited interest expense deductions are expected to drive leasing benefits, with predictions for higher capital equipment spending and increased equipment leasing
  • CapX Joins Accord Financial Family
    Accord and CapX establish a financial services platform that can lend up and down a company’s balance sheet creating a one-stop source of senior secured financing to middle market businesses.
  • Where’s the Growth? Look No Further Than Food & Beverage
    The growing sectors of food and beverage require companies be equipped with resources and assets that are flexible and can withstand volatility. Turning to equipment leasing can preserve equity dollars and match useful life assets to functions or contracts.
  • Is Money Still Green?
    Millennials are driving change, with banks and lenders working to adapt and become more responsive. Banks and alternative lenders, like CapX, will need to keep pace by streamlining credit decisions and improving data analysis to connect with this generation.
  • Revenge of the U.S. Manufacturing Economy
    As we enter this time of the fourth industrial revolution, changes on the horizon could be a growth catalyst for U.S. Manufacturing.
  • 8 out of 10 companies finance their equipment
    A recent study shows that 78% of businesses today find that leasing or financing their equipment gives them a strategic advantage.
  • Expanding the Definition of Diversity
    Research shows that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially. Diversity has been typically defined in a way that focuses on demographics and cultural differences, but perhaps it is time to broaden that definition to consider diversity of thought.
  • 6 Digital Marketing Tips for Lenders
    In this Axial article, CapX Partner Eric Starr talks about how digital marketing can play an important role in the marketing landscape.