Chicago Community Bank Helping American Manufacturers Grow

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A Chicago community bank is helping American manufacturers like Alpina grow using strategic SBA Government programs. Alpina Manufacturing is a proud American manufacturer famous for its high-quality custom frames and its exceptional customer service.

Alpina Manufacturing is a proud American manufacturer famous for its high-quality custom frames and its exceptional customer service. Founded in 1992, Alpina Manufacturing focuses on producing all frame components in their 100,000 sq ft facility in Chicago; and creates jobs and environmentally responsible products made with more than 30% recycled materials. Alpina Manufacturing’s products are well known to be durable, competitively priced, and are delivered quickly across the entire country. No order is too small as they deliver 1 or 10,000 frames to a customer.

Centrust Bank has maintained a relationship with Alpina Manufacturing for three years and has witnessed the company expand from only creating frames to producing Covid safety shields, storm windows, and impact-safe plexiglass. Centrust Bank has funded Alpina Manufacturing with an SBA equipment loan and a commercial real estate loan with a working line of credit. Alpina Manufacturing continues to design, test, and build all products in Chicago, running a highly efficient operation with prices that compete on an international scale.

“Centrust Bank has great, easy to reach staff for excellent service, and a full range of resources for all our financing needs,” says Darius Augustine, President GM at Alpina Manufacturing.

Centrust Bank is happy to support Alpina Manufacturing as they hold their long-standing reputation of providing high-quality products across the nation.

About Centrust SBA Programs

Centrust Bank is focused on helping small to mid-sized businesses grow profitably and safely by ensuring that each client receives the specific financial help they need to be successful. Centrust Bank understands entrepreneurship because, like many of their clients, they are also entrepreneurs. Their experienced commercial banking professionals are dedicated to helping businesses, big and small, grow to their maximum potential.

“Centrust Bank has become a premier SBA lender and one of the largest SBA lenders and specialists in Illinois,” said Centrust Bank CEO Jim McMahon.

About Centrust Bank

Founded in 2006, Centrust Bank has grown to become a leading Chicago area community bank focused on lending to small to mid-sized businesses throughout the Chicagoland area. To learn more or to contact Centrust Bank, visit their website:

Centrust Bank is an Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC.

About Alpina Manufacturing

Alpina Manufacturing’s “Fast Change Frames” are sleek and highly functional alternatives to traditional frames. Our custom-sized Flip-up (snap frames), Slide-in frames, and Banner Grip Frames are utilized in virtually every industry (retail, food, entertainment, transit, education, building mgmt., government). We can help your company shine with our beautiful, high-quality frames, quick turnaround times, and knowledgeable sales staff. For more information, visit their website:

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