Learn More About Scientific Equipment & Common Laboratory Questions

07/22/2022

Buying vs. Leasing Lab Equipment: Advantages & Drawbacks

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by Excedr / Equipment, Lab Equipment, Leasing

The status quo of equipment procurement in the life sciences has generally been: buy what you need for the lab with cash or a loan. However, depending on the size, scale, and financial strategy of your lab, you might be wondering whether buying your instruments is actually the best path forward. Rather than acquire the…

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07/07/2022

What Is a Sale-Leaseback Transaction & How Does It Work?

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by Excedr / Equipment, Leasing

What Is a Sale-Leaseback? A sale-leaseback (SLB), also known as a sale-leaseback transaction, sale-and-leaseback, or leaseback, is well-known for being an effective financial tool used in commercial real estate and real estate investment to reallocate capital. It’s also commonly used in the transportation, construction, and aerospace sectors. However, it has its place in equipment financing…

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05/25/2022

Should You Buy Used Lab Equipment or Lease Instead?

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by Excedr / Equipment, Leasing

The equipment that powers the life sciences industry is, more often than not, extremely expensive. That’s why scientists are relying more and more on leasing to conserve capital and get cutting-edge technology into the lab, especially when the organization is just starting out. While buying used laboratory equipment can be a cost-effective option for laboratories,…

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05/25/2022

Should I Rent Lab Equipment Short-Term or Long-Term?

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by Excedr / Equipment, Leasing

What’s the Difference Between Short-Term & Long-Term Equipment Rentals? Short-term rentals typically last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to several months. They rarely go beyond a year. Short-term rental agreements over an extended period of time are just not very cost-effective. Long-term rentals, on the other hand, last much longer—anywhere from…

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05/25/2022

Leasing Refurbished Lab Equipment Can Help Reduce Spend

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by Excedr / Equipment, Leasing

Are you looking for a cheaper way to acquire lab equipment? Instead of buying used, consider refurbished lab equipment as an option for your laboratory instead. Leasing refurbished is an excellent option for laboratories working on a budget and in need of a cost-effective instrument acquisition solution. Refurbished Equipment Definition A refurbished piece of equipment…

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03/01/2022

Can You Purchase R&D Equipment Through EquipNet?

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by Excedr / Equipment, Lab Equipment

EquipNet Surplus Asset Management EquipNet Inc. is a global leader and provider of surplus asset management programs and solutions. Founded in 1999, the company is well known for its unique asset management platform, industry-revolutionizing equipment marketplace, and result-oriented project management services. EquipNet has an extensive reach in the global market. With its headquarter located at…

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