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From small shops to large corporations, manufacturing comes in all shapes and sizes. As a forward-thinking lender, we know that no matter the size of your operation, having a team of expert lenders by your side can take you anywhere. From CNC routers and 3D printers to physical expansions or acquisitions, we'll help you build up the elements of your small business. 

Equipment financing for manufacturing

Equipment Financing

Fabricating, woodworking, metal forming, welding and finishing – you're making the world function with precision and drive. From CNC routers and plasma tables to band saws and welders, we'll get you fast equipment financing that'll keep you on the cutting edge.

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SBA loans for manufacturing

Exceptional Lending

In an industry where skill and accuracy are necessities, work with a preferred SBA lender who takes as much pride in their work as you do. If you're just starting out, acquiring an existing business or developing in any other way, trust in the responsive and personalized service Stearns Bank has become known for.

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BusinessSmart checking and market savings from Stearns Bank

Banking That Pays

Checking and savings accounts

Reach your business checking and savings goals faster with simple, smart and rewarding BusinessSmart™ accounts. Earn interest and cash back with the convenience of online and mobile banking.

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Manufacturing Equipment Finance Team

Get in touch with Laurie Rodenwald
Laurie Rodenwald
Account Manager
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Get in touch with Jake Wiczek
Jake Wiczek
Account Manager
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Manufacturing SBA Loan Team

Get in touch with Tom Ethen
Tom Ethen
VP Commercial Lending
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Get in touch with Josh Villa
Josh Villa
VP/SBA Lending Manager
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Get in touch with Daniel Sedillo
Daniel Sedillo
VP/Commercial Loan Officer
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Get in touch with Jane Litchy
Jane Litchy
Vice President/Regional Branch Manager
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Get in touch with Douglas D'Aigle
Douglas D'Aigle
Market President/Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Al Schulz
Al Schulz
VP/Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Joshua Borgerding
Joshua Borgerding
SBA Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Bill Schmidt
Bill Schmidt
SBA Commercial Lender
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Get in touch with Katie Peterson
Katie Peterson
Commercial Lender
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Manufacturing Resources

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The 6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

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Business Planning For Manufacturers In A Post-Pandemic Economy

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Break Even Analysis Calculator

The break even analysis calculator is designed to demonstrate how many units of your product must be sold to make a profit.
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Commercial Loan Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate your debt service coverage with a new commercial loan.
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Section 179 Calculator

Use our Section 179 calculator to estimate your tax deduction for equipment purchased in 2019. Consult your tax advisor.
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