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Refrigerants at ECP

Refrigerants at ECP

We can supply all major refrigerants for your needs including R22, R404A, R407A, R407C, R410A, R134A and many more. We also accept empty returnable cylinders as well as used refrigerants including blends. All Major Brands We carry all major brands. We can provide refrigerants from Dupont, Chemhours, Mexichem, Arkema and many more. For a full […]

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ECP – Your Secret Weapon

ECP – Your Secret Weapon

We help you respond quickly and maximize your profitability. Our three-pronged approach offers the most complete equipment solution for your service team. ECP Tracer technology provides cost effective inventory management. >> ECP Sales provides high-quality new equipment. >> Colt Electrical Solutions locates obsolete and hard-to-find electrical products. >> ________________________ NEW FROM THE FACTORY: Trip Units […]

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The testing industry in general is a thin margin business.

The testing industry in general is a thin margin business.

Although government regulations in recent years has made the deductions on capital equipment beneficial there are hidden cost associated with purchasing electrical test equipment.  Banks are loaning money at favorable rates these days.  Instead of using that money to purchase test equipment it might be better to utilize that money for other capital needs that […]

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How to Increase Your NET Profit

How to Increase Your NET Profit

So what increases NET profit more? 1: Increasing SALES PRICE by 1% 2: Decrease your COST of GOODS SOLD by 2% Increase Sales Price by 1%     Wow! A 1% increase in our sales price results in a 50% increase in NET PROFIT! Decrease Cost of Goods Sold by 2%  

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Industrial Distribution – 2015 Watch List

Industrial Distribution – 2015 Watch List

ECP was recently featured on the 2015 Watch List in the January/February Edition of Industrial Distribution. Company Owner, Lane Batson, explains the ins-and-outs of ECP from how we work with manufacturers to how we keep the right mix of stock. Lane explains in the article,”I have worked with distributors and manufacturers to develop a mix […]

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NETA 2015 Power Test Conference: March 2-6

NETA 2015 Power Test Conference: March 2-6

The InterNational Electrical Testing Association will be hosting the 2015 Power Test Conference: March 2 – 6 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. ECP booth will be located 233-235. Our equipment experts Lane Batson and Keith Armstrong will be there and will have products and equipment on display in addition to information about […]

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Are there potential tax advantages to leasing?

Are there potential tax advantages to leasing?

By: Lane Batson As of 2015 Section 179 of the tax code has been moved back from $500,000 to $25,000. For now that means that small to midsize companies will not be able to fully depreciate equipment over $25,000. In 2014 you had the option to take full depreciation on that new Doble, Omicron or […]

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Why Lease Rather than Borrow

Why Lease Rather than Borrow

By: Lane Batson Accounting and Finance scholars state there are three areas to consider when determining whether to lease or borrow money to purchase equipment. 1: Are there potential tax advantages? 2: Will the equipment’s technology become obsolete? 3: Can leasing be type of off balance sheet financing? To determine whether it is advantageous for […]

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