Equipment Finance Insights

Take a moment to learn more about First Western Equipment Finance and our place in the equipment finance world.

Intelligent Ag Equipment Finance Partnership

Intelligent Ag Solutions Partnering with First Western Equipment Finance to Offer National Finance Programs EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – First Western Equipment Finance, a division of First Western Bank & Trust, announced today a partnership with Intelligent Ag Solutions (Intelligent Ag) to offer equipment finance programs for agricultural customers. “We’re excited to offer flexible financing and […]


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FAQs about Equipment Finance & Insurance

With the help of our Insurance Manager, Marilyn Hankerson, we’ve put together a basic insurance overview of what your customers can expect after purchasing equipment with financing. Just like an auto loan or lease, equipment being financed through a lender (First Western Equipment Finance) must carry insurance. Oftentimes, businesses and other organizations have policies that […]


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Equipment Finance for Medical Manufacturers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – First Western Equipment Finance, a division of First Western Bank & Trust, announced today its entrance into the medical equipment segment, guided by industry veteran Duncan Leighton. “We’re pleased to have recently provided financing for a number of leading care centers and public hospitals across the country. Our success has come […]


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DocuSign e-Signature for Finance Documents

Introducing DocuSign e-Signature Your customers can now sign their finance or lease paperwork through DocuSign. DocuSign allows your customers to sign their paperwork electronically from their computer, cell phone, tablet or favorite device. Your customers can sign anytime, anywhere, from any device. This allows us to process documents much faster, making your team look like […]


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An Insider’s Perspective of Equipment Finance and Leasing

Equipment finance and leasing can offer a variety of benefits for small, family-owned companies and large multinational corporations, alike. At First Western Equipment Finance equipment finance (a Division of First Western Bank & Trust), we work with businesses of all sizes to help them achieve their goals. There are a variety of reasons why a […]


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Frontier Precision User Event April 2017

2017 Frontier Precision Minnesota Geospatial Users Group Event Frontier Precision has partnered this year with First Western Equipment Finance, and representatives from First Western Equipment Finance will be participating in this year’s Frontier Precision Minnesota Users Group. MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (PRWEB) MARCH 29, 2017 Frontier’s annual Minnesota Users Group will be held April 6, at the […]


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Husqvarna to Offer National Equipment Lease Programs

Husqvarna to Offer National Equipment Lease Programs EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.  – Husqvarna has partnered with First Western Equipment Finance to offer equipment lease programs for commercial and municipal customers through their independent dealer network in the United States. “First Western Equipment Finance has provided in-house equipment finance solutions for some of the world’s largest power […]


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First Western Equipment Finance Equipment Finance Partners With Exapta Solutions

National Equipment Finance Company First Western Equipment Finance Partners With No-Till Agriculture Manufacturer Exapta Solutions EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – First Western Equipment Finance is partnering with no-till agriculture manufacturer Exapta Solutions of Salina, Kansas, to offer equipment finance services. “We’re pleased to now offer financing by a top-shelf company, First Western Equipment Finance, for our […]


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Section 179: Equipment Finance

Section 179 provides businesses the ability to acquire new capital equipment and take a deduction of the full value, instead of using depreciation. Businesses must make this deduction the year the equipment is put into operational service. Different types of equipment that qualifies includes retail software,  machinery,  power equipment, and automotive lifts — among many […]


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PATRIOT Act: Overview for Equipment Finance Transactions

Lenders across the country have been required to follow tightened laws for all financial transactions taking place in the United States, since the inception of the PATRIOT Act. Even basic accounts — such as personal savings or checking — must be set up following federal guidelines. This means that everyone banking or borrowing in the […]


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