Many established businesses looking to expand through investment in additional capital items can sometimes find it difficult to arrange asset finance as most lenders look for a significant deposit.
...the business could become more efficient producing either good cost savings or additional sales, both leading to extra profit.
Most established businesses already own assets that have been paid for. It may be possible to look at these as the deposit towards the additional plant.
It could well be that a simple sale and lease back on existing equipment could release cash for additional equipment or simply to provide much needed working capital.