Loan Census Banking News and Information
August 5, 2021  
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Loan Census SBA Loan Info

Borrowing Money for Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment

With these bank loans for commercial and industrial machinery and equipment, the SBA guarantees the lender that the loan will be repaid. This commercial and industrial machinery and equipment loan for $783,000 was given to a Texas entrepreneur in 2005.

This small firm knew how to go about getting a business bank loan. Based in Highlands, Texas, they applied for and were awarded an SBA-guaranteed loan in 2005. The lending bank was Woodforest National Bank, based in Houston, Texas.

SBA Loan Borrower


SBA Loan Lender


Note that at the time it made this loan, this bank had achieved Preferred Lender Program (PLP) status from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). PLP is the highest status given by the SBA to qualified lending institutions and gives the lending institution full authority to determine eligibility and credit worthiness of an applicant and to approve loans without prior review by the SBA.

SBA Loan Program Type

This loan was issued as a general business loan.


811310 - Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment

Loan Approval Date


Loan Approval Gross Amount


Loan Approval from the SBA

Of the total $783,000 loan amount, the SBA guaranteed $587,250.

More Information on This SBA Loan

The borrower borrowed this money for an existing business. This loan was not for a franchise. At the time of the loan, the company had 40 employees. This SBA loan request indicated that the loan would help retain 40 existing jobs.

Great, But How Can I Get an SBA Loan for My Business?

SBA loans can help growing businesses purchase or renovate real estate, acquire fixed assets such as heavy machinery or specialized equipment, borrow working capital for ongoing financing needs, or fund the acquisition of new businesses.

While you may be able to borrow money from friends and family, the SBA is a tried and true source for small business loan guarantees. This loan shows that any business with ambition and the right qualifications can get an SBA loan.

About This SBA Loan Information:

All SBA loan data displayed above comes from the government's publicly available SBA loan database. Information on this page is provided by the news organization to inform business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and others about SBA loan activity. does not assist businesses with obtaining SBA loans and was not involved in any way with this transaction. For additional information, see our Loan Information FAQ.

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